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  1. Health bites

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and compiled several types of sustainability rankings, along with species-specific health metrics, including omega-3 fatty acid and mercury content. 'In general, larger longer-lived fish are more ... according to the World Health Organisation. ...

  2. Health bites

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... consisted of all elderly men. Also, the health hazards associated with smoking far outweigh any protective effect that vitamin D may have on lung function. The power of green to help us breathe ...

  3. Health bites

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Casasanto says. Arsenic and brown rice Organic brown rice syrup, a sweetener used in many organic foods, may be a hidden source of arsenic, according to a new study published in Environmental Health ...

  4. Fatty foods can boost our health

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Debby asks: Are all fats bad for you? Wynnie says: Fat plays an important part in your diet- and health- as a source of fuel. It provides essential fatty acids the body can ... of energy- 9 calories per fat gram- all fats are not made equal when it comes to health: some are far more harmful than others. Two of the most harmful are saturated and trans fats. This is because ...

  5. Drink to your health

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... by the Department of Health in Hong Kong shows that nearly a third of adults drink fewer than six cups of fluids a day. This falls considerably short of health recommendations, which say people living ...

  6. Health matters

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... Nadine Bateman Hong Kong parents struggling to raise their children in an environmentally sound way may be thrilled to learn about a new company that specialises in organic products for babies and gives some of its profit to green groups. Babybuddhapumpki ...

  7. Awareness needed of incense health risks

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that worshippers may be sacrificing far more than they realise- their health. The research, published in the medical journal Cancer, finds that people who are regularly exposed to indoor incense smoke have ... in the religious practice. Common sense ought to indicate as much, given what we know about the health risks posed by second-hand cigarette smoke and air pollution. Nevertheless, the danger has not been ...

  8. Health risks are small even if melamine has entered food chain, says safety chief

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Mary Ann Benitez Centre for Food Safety controller Constance Chan Hon-yee yesterday dismissed fears of serious health hazards despite the discovery of melamine in eggs, as the centre prepared to check if other major food products were contaminated. 'At present, there is no research on melamine in eggs. But there are some overseas studies showing that the health ...

  9. Brand story: ZO Skin Health

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... Susan Schwartz Who's behind it? Beverly Hills dermatologist Zein Obagi. He believes moisturisers can do more harm than good. In fact, his line does not include traditional moisturisers. 'For years women have used moisturisers for a quick, cheap ...

  10. Bug sprays lack health warnings

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... specific warning that they are not suitable for G6PD deficiency patients,' he said. The Department of Health has also advised that products containing camphor may also contain a small amount ...




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