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Salt vs Sugar – What is the Worst Thing We Consume?

Salt is often linked to high blood pressure and heart disease. We think that reducing our salt consumption will help us avoid these health risks. However, there may be a different substance that plays a more significant role in these health issues – sugar. A study published in BMJ Open Heart argues that sugar consumption is significantly worse for blood pressure, hypertension and …

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UK Flooding – Who’s To Blame?

Recent events have seen some of the worst flooding in Britain in living memory. But who is to blame? It is easy to turn to the government with our problems, and this disaster has had the same effect. But is a lack of investment in flood defence really the reason for all of the flooding? And if not, what is? …