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Sunday 17 March 2013
Health

healthy bytes: soymilk, or soymilk?

Ruby Mahoney
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Having spent the first ten years of my life as a soymilk drinker, only to have my mother refuse to buy it once I was ‘old enough to cope with the same milk as the rest of the family’, I choose soymilk now for both the taste and probably memories of childhood. It’s not for…
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Sunday 17 February 2013
Health

healthy bytes: quinoa 101

Ruby Mahoney
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Superfoods are the talk of the town right now, so I’m guessing you’ve heard or read about quinoa, the unpronounceable food that ‘looks like couscous but is supposed to be healthier’. Well, here’s everything you wanted to know. How do you say it? Quinoa is pronounced KEEN-WAH, and its strange name comes from a native South…
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Sunday 4 November 2012
Culture Food

healthy bytes: to market, to market!

Ruby Mahoney
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Back before the development of franchise supermarkets and hypermarkets, people visited open-air markets to buy their fresh produce. Butchers, farmers and bakers set up stalls and sold their wares by the kilogram. Nowadays, in the midst of online shopping and pre-packaged meals, markets still draw large crowds. Try visiting the Queen Victoria Market on the…
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Sunday 28 October 2012
Food

healthy bytes: living without gluten

Ruby Mahoney
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 Do you ever feel queasy after a hot chocolate? Get a rash from eating too many strawberries? A headache after pasta? You may have a food intolerance. The milder cousin to food allergies, a food intolerance is a mild chemical reaction in the body that causes mild discomforts such as headaches, nausea or sweating. Common…
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Sunday 19 August 2012
Featured

healthy bytes: superfoods

Ruby Mahoney
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During a recent trip to the supermarket, I spent five minutes selecting a juice. The usual advertising remained on the bottles: “no added sugar” and “no concentrate”. But I noticed this time there were juices advertising “superfoods”. I know what sugar is and I know what concentrate is… But what are superfoods? And should we…
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Friday 13 July 2012
Opinion

riot, don’t diet

Siobhan
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  I tore my nail the other day. It doesn’t seem like a big deal, but to me it is. I have an oddly placed in-grown hair on the left hand middle finger and I grow my nails to protect it. It really hurt, so I went to the shops to buy some fake nails…
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