Saturday, January 22, 2005

Think fruit, buy fruit – then throw it in the bin

The Telegraph

By David Derbyshire, Consumer Affairs Editor

Millions of shoppers are buying their weekly quota of fresh fruit, piling it high in the fruit bowl and then watching it go off, according to research.
A poll of 500 families has found that more than half of all households throw away unused fruit and vegetables every week.

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Monday, January 10, 2005

Olive oil acid 'cuts cancer risk'

BBC News

Scientists in Chicago say they have uncovered why a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil seems to cut the risk of developing breast cancer.
The key is an ingredient of olive oil called oleic acid, they say.

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