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Egg Secrets

Eggs: The untold truth (Original Title) Island Battered hens Eggs have always been considered to be a standard safe food. Few people realise that every egg is different, and some may not be fit to eat at all. An egg is made up of albumen, yolk and a porous shell made of calcium carbonate. The … Continue reading

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Cancerous duck liver as a delicacy

Island A duck being force-fed Many years ago, I asked a stylish, older, film actress from Mumbai whether she would be the ambassador of my animal welfare organisation People for Animals. I had been to her house twice for dinner, and she had made the most amazing vegetarian food, and kept grumbling about how awful … Continue reading

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Ageing gracefully is not hard – TIPS AND TRICKS

By Yashodhara Embogama Daily Mirror When you were born to this world, your genes had already decided on how you would start ageing, slowly deteriorate and breathe your last. Ageing is inevitable yet going through it with a positive mind-set would definitely help in ageing beautifully and gracefully with a satisfactory quality of life full … Continue reading

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Do not steal our birthright

Island Coal burning by Ranil Senanayake The totally incredulous decision announced by the Prime Minister and by the Minister for Power and Energy that Sri Lanka should rely even more on fossil fuels, specifically on more coal powered-power plants, cannot go unanswered. The callous disregard of the health of the next generations or even the … Continue reading

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Three Scary Reasons To Ditch Aluminum Foil And What To Use Instead

Daily Mirror  Here’s one you should probably avoid like the plague: Aluminum foil. Believe it or not, every time you use aluminum foil in the kitchen, it’s seriously harming your health.  Here are three reasons to keep aluminum foil out of your kitchen, and some healthier alternatives to use instead.   1. Aluminum foil is a … Continue reading

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