Eating 10 Fruit And Veg Portions A Day ‘Can Protect Against Disease’

Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person’s risk of heart disease and cancer, according to new research. While eating the recommended five-a-day still helps reduce disease risk, the highest benefits are seen when people consume 10 portions. The study also identified which fruit and vegetables provide the greatest…

‘It’s A Mystery’: Bride-To-Be Suffers Condition Leaving Her Face Covered In Bruises

A bride-to-be is battling a mystery illness which leaves her face constantly covered in large, blue bruises. Adele Uden, 26, first began to suffer from problems 18 months after her seven-year-old son Zak was born via emergency caesarean section.  The mum-of-one was left in agonising pain and needed surgery following the procedure, which caused scar tissue.  She…

Etsy Boss Says Its Female Sellers Smash Cliches To ‘Define Success On Their Own Terms’

Online marketplace Etsy is aiming to smash the dated stereotypes of the “white, male” entrepreneur, one of its bosses has said. Mark Lennihan/AP Etsy’s team celebrating their IPO last year Nicole Vanderbilt, VP International for Etsy, said that 90% of its sellers were women and it aimed to empower them to “define success on their…

Looking For Some Peace And Quiet? The Tomako ‘Head Stand’ Does Just That

Open plan offices are all the rage at the moment. They encourage ‘collaboration’, ‘mind-melding’ and other such horrific buzzwords. Whether they work or not, there is one inescapable truth about them which is that they’re not quiet. It’s the reason that Google has telephone boxes in its offices and Facebook has a giant garden on…

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