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Butter And Salt Won’t Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease, Says Top Surgeon

Eating butter, salt and crisps will not increase your risk of heart disease, a heart surgeon has claimed. Dr Samer Nashef, a consultant surgeon at Papworth hospital, said eating these stereotypically unhealthy foods is actually “not a problem”. Instead, he recommended that people should reduce their cholesterol level – and in turn reduce their risk…

Lipoedema Patient Whose Eight Stone Legs Won’t Stop Growing Desperate To Raise £20k For Surgery

A desperate foster mum is fundraising for life-changing surgery to suck the fat out of her legs, which weigh four stone each and are still growing. Former support worker Vicki Hull, who has 30-inch thighs, was born with an agonising medical condition that causes fatty tissue to accumulate around her lower body. Her legs ballooned…

A Nation Addicted To Sugar: Survey Finds We’re All Eating Double The Amount We Should On A Daily Basis

Today’s headlines report that children are consuming more than double the recommended amount of sugar on a daily basis. But what you might not realise is that, actually, we all are. A report from Public Health England (PHE) found that adults are also consuming twice as much sugar as they should be, while teenagers consume triple…

Chemical Found In US Everyday Items Linked To Host Of Deadly Diseases

Hazardous hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in plastic bottles, metal food cans, detergents, toys and even cosmetics could be costing the US as much as $340 billion in healthcare. mediaphotos via Getty Images A damning report by the New York Langone Medical Center found that constant low-level exposure to these chemicals could be linked to more…