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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Savour the future: how to make a plant patty that tastes just like beef

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 04:40pm by Elaine Yau

    ... and dairy [bringing] health concerns. We will give them a healthier fat profile," he says. "But it's not just about making meat and milk in a way that's better for the planet ...

  2. Lifestyle

    Call for incentives to help farmers stay on the land and boost Hong Kong's self-suffiency

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:42pm by Elaine Yau

    ... unlikely. Noting that Hong Kong is a largely urban economy, Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man told the Legislative Council last year: "Redevelopment of the agricultural industry ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Green Monday's David Yeung strikes another blow for healthy eating

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by Elaine Yau

    ... in Asia has to be addressed, as excessive consumption often leads to obesity, heart disease, colon and breast cancer," he says. Health experts say that a vegetarian diet is healthy ... and generating smells and tastes, such as the purple in blueberries and the aroma of garlic. Phytochemicals and antioxidants are reported to help prevent and treat health conditions such as cancer, heart ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Don and Bridget Brewster of Agape International Missions on combating Cambodia's child sex traffickers

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... a school, rehabilitation centres for paedophiles, pimps and sex victims, community care centres, health clinics and employment centres. "We provide housing for the victims. The employment ...

  5. Lifestyle

    Local eco-warriors push for more sustainable lifestyles

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:11am by Elaine Yau

    ... of the Tseung Kwan O landfill on residents' health. And although Yu may come across more as a business lobbyist than tree hugger, he walks the talk, too. "My wife and I don't have TV ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Youngster becomes autism educator after overcoming the condition

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau 'I didn't know exactly what was wrong with me … I felt lost' A confident and gregarious youth, 16-year-old Nicholas Liu Jichin had an audience of several hundred people at Chinese University enthralled last November. His 30-minut ...

  7. New university head says his youthfulness will be an asset

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Chinese University vice-chancellor-designate, Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu, says his medical background will be a great asset when it comes to raising donations, and his relative youthfulness will help strengthen communication with student ...

  8. Warm smiles, cold facts

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... face. The group found their visits to centres for the underprivileged a real eye-opening experience. In a health and medical centre for indigenous villagers, the students witnessed how poverty ... also provide counselling and medical consultations,' said Dr Mazo. In spite of the health awareness campaigns launched across the Philippines by Unicef, some people still cling ...

  9. Healthy outbreak of interest in world well-being

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A series of outbreaks, including swine flu and Sars, have put the public on an unprecedented health alert. Tainted food scandals on the mainland, involving products such as milk, have spurred calls for a tightening of food security regulations and inspection regimes. The demand for public health professionals spans a number of sectors, including education, service ...

  10. Bone repairs made as smooth as silk

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A Polytechnic University researcher has invented a degradable material using silkworm cocoons and natural plastic that could be used in bone repairs, the main benefit being that patients could forgo the second operation needed to take out the m ...




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