Health / Wellness

Research has shown links between learning cooking skills at younger ages and more positive dietary patterns in adulthood, such as consuming less fried food and takeaways and eating more fruit, as well as having a greater interest in eating healthily.

1980: one shark or ray species considered endangered. Today: over half of the 31 species recently examined considered endangered or critically endangered. "It’s clear that rate of overfishing has outstripped the implementation of … trade regulations."

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Study published via the BMJ shows that combining 150 minutes of weekly moderate intensity activity with strength training 2 days a week reduced overall mortality by a whopping 40% - this is simply exercise alone. #exercise  #longevity  #optimalhealth 

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Snowmobiling in Gros Morne National Park is delayed yet again due to a lack of consistent freezing temperatures & inadequate snow cover, according to @ParksCanadaNL . Snowmobiling is typically permitted in the park starting as early as November. #nlwx 

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Israel has given the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine to more than 4 million of its citizens. But lessons drawn from its programme "should be balanced". In the occupied territories, only Jewish settlers are receiving the vaccine. Palestinians are not.

Just said ‘bye’ to fantastic-expert, committed, stoical - team at @UK DirectorLME We’re submitting an important and concerning 20/21 Strategy (even though BEIS/HO are still sitting on the 19/20 version!).Please @KwasiKwartengMP  don’t leave the team without a Director for too long !

Leica Microsystems and Imperial College London Launch the Leica and Imperial Imaging Hub - w/ @LeicaMicro  #imaging 

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