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Giving Vegetables ‘Seductive Names’ May Encourage Healthy Eating

If you want to spruce up your dinner party menu or encourage your family to eat more healthily, the trick could be giving your vegetables “seductive names”. According to new research, using terms such as “sweet sizzlin’ green beans”, “crispy shallots” and “caramelised carrots” makes vegetables more appealing. In fact, the study, conducted by researchers at…

Veg Shortage Extends Beyond Courgettes, With Tomatoes, Broccoli And Lettuce In Short Supply

Earlier this week news of a courgette crisis brought sadness to spiralizer fans across the UK, but it seems courgettes aren’t the only veg in shortage. According to the BBC, spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, peppers, lettuce and cabbage are all facing dire times.  The shortage stems from poor weather in southern Spain, which has led to fewer…

Little Girl With Inoperable Brain Cancer Tearfully Shares Her Dreams For The Future: ‘I Want To Be A Mum’

A 10-year-old girl with inoperable cancer has spoken about her wish to become a mum when she grows up, in a heartbreaking video shared by her family as they fundraise for her treatment. Anna Ortega, from the US, has been diagnosed with an aggressive cancerous tumour called a DIPG on her brain stem. The medication available…

‘People With HIV Regularly Face Discrimination’: Terrence Higgins Trust On Man Who Was Reportedly Turned Away From Tattoo Shop

A top charity whose role it is – among other things – to reduce stigma around people with HIV, has spoken out after a man was reportedly refused a tattoo because of his condition. Rob Curtis claims he had an appointment booked with Malvina Wisniewska at famous London tattoo shop Sang Bleu in Dalston.  However,…

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