Poor eating habits killing millions globally, study says
05 April 2019 | 7:31 am
One in five people across the world dies of causes linked with poor diet, a new study shows. Overconsumption of meat, salt and sugar is the main culprit, the experts behind the study say.
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Two western German districts are spending their first full day back in lockdown following a fresh outbreak of COVID-19 at a meat-processing plant. Residents will return to measures first imposed in March.
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Lab-grown chicken will soon be available in restaurants in Singapore after the country became the first to green-light meat created without slaughtering any animals.
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