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Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease -- in fact, were less likely to die of any cause -- during a 30-year Harvard study.
Obesity needs to be highlighted as a disease to underline the gravity of the condition.
Tests for pesticides in soybeans commence
Health officials said Monday that imported soybeans will be tested for possible residue of a pesticide called glyphosate immediatly.
The Taoyuan County Government yesterday announced that it has found traces of banned feed additives in the meats used by a well-known restaurant chain through a routine test of ingredients earlier in the month.
Asia-Pacific countries face serious challenges from "lifestyle" diseases and ageing populations even as they overcome more traditional illnesses, the World Health Organization's regional director said Monday.
More teenagers, some as young as 13, are being treated at Singapore's public hospitals for eating disorders.
Experts in eating disorders are concerned about an Internet-fueled trend in which teenage girls and young women pursue an elusive and possibly dangerous weight-loss goal: to become so slender that their thighs don't touch even when their feet are together.
President Enrique Pena Nieto's plan to tax sugary drinks to curb Mexico's obesity epidemic earned him praise Tuesday from New York's mayor and health advocates but soda makers slammed it as ineffective.
A 71-year old man was hospitalized in Taoyuan yesterday after ingesting an energy drink tainted with strong acidic substances, while reports have emerged suggesting the incident could be linked to a larger extortion plot.
Top Pot Bakery hit with NT$180,000 fine
Top Pot Bakery encountered a fine of NT$180,000 for adding essences into its bread, the Taipei City Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.
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