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  1. Cherish your food

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are undernourished. If developed countries do not help, more people will die from starvation. Many poor families have to reduce their spending on education, clothes and basic medical care for the sake ... to poverty-stricken nations. They need our help. Starvation could lead to an unstable political environment and eventually trigger the third world war. Winnie Yeung Wing-lam, Tin Ka Ping Secondary School From ...

  2. What is fatty liver?

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What It is the accumulation of excess fat in the liver. But if the fat is more than 5 to 10 per cent of a person's liver's weight, then they have fatty liver. Causes Alcohol abuse, obesity, or high triglycerides- a type of fat found in the blood. It may also be genetic or the result of poor diet, starvation, lack of exercise and taking of fat-lowering drugs. Symptoms ...

  3. Lighten up for the long haul

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... times. Don't eat less or eat nothing during the day just to prepare for the big meal at night. When deprived of food, the body, instinctively fearing starvation, burns calories more slowly, ...

  4. Exercise-fat link still unclear

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... weight are set internally at different points in different people. When the set point is reduced below the predetermined level, by dieting or during starvation, the body starts a process to force ...

  5. How to keep your body burning up calories

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... levels on an even keel and so provides a steady source of energy to fuel metabolism. Eating huge meals with huge gaps of time in between convinces your body you're in starvation mode, so ...

  6. Crash diet or bust?

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... dieters are more susceptible to health problems and have a shorter life expectancy. The sudden reduction in calories puts the body into starvation mode. Our metabolism slows down drastically ...

  7. Mini-meals or big feasts?

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... the excess sugar into fats which are then stored in our fat cells which can lead to weight gain. When you eat only one or two meals a day, your body goes into starvation mode. This sends signals ...

  8. Indian tea workers starving to death

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am

    ... starvation deaths on tea estates. India is the world's biggest tea producer, with much of its harvest coming from two states- Assam and Bengal. About 400,000 people are directly employed in West ...

  9. The sensible weight-loss attitude

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... of food it's receiving. Your body is programmed to hang onto fat. So, in times of famine or starvation, it breaks down muscle or lean tissue for fuel in order to protect its fat stores. ...

  10. How metabolic woes multiply

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... fat to protect from starvation could now be working against some people by contributing to their retention of unhealthy amounts of fat. 'The genomes of modern humans may be adapted ...




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