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Hot Chocolate Drink That’s ‘Saltier Than Seawater’ Called Out In Crackdown On Nation’s Salt Intake

A popular instant hot chocolate drink is “saltier than seawater”, health campaigners have warned.  The drink contains 16 times more salt than the maximum amount detailed in official salt reduction targets for 2017.  Galaxy Ultimate Marshmallow Hot Chocolate is one of many products being called out as part of Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH)’s…

Pregnant Women And New Mums Should Receive Mental Health Support From GPs, NICE Advises

Pregnant women and new mothers should be given more support and guidance surrounding their mental health, according to a new report by NICE. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is calling on GPs to assess the mental health of all pregnant and postnatal women, as some symptoms of mental illness – changes to appetite or sleeping…

How Reddit Is Helping More Than 50,000 People Recover From Alcoholism

If you’re struggling with alcohol addiction, signing into Reddit could help. That’s according to research from Recovery.org, which suggests the section (or subreddit) Stop Drinking is helping more than 50,000 people fight alcoholism. The subreddit describes itself as “a place to motivate each other to control or stop drinking” and is full of people sharing their stories, tips…

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