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Processed food, sugary cereals and sliced bread may contribute to cancer risk, study claims


Ten per cent increase in ultra-processed food intake was associated with a 12 per cent increased risk of overall cancer   “Ultra-processed” foods including sugary breakfast cereals, chicken nuggets, pizza and pre-sliced bread may increase the risk of cancer, a study has claimed. Fast foods and ready meals amount for 50 per cent of the average ...

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How Democracy’s Spread Dashed Dreams of Liberalism


“South Africa’s Zuma is out” was the Washington Post’s headline on Thursday morning. “Will things actually get better?” The question signifies more than journalistic skepticism. It points to a shift in the liberal worldview. Over more than a quarter of a century, that view – triumphant as, in 1991, both ...

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