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The lifesaving food 90% aren’t eating enough of

The lifesaving food 90% aren’t eating enough of

Health
If I offered you a superfood that would make you live longer, would you be interested?Naturally it reduces the chances of debilitating heart attacks and strokes as well as life-long diseases such as type-2 diabetes.And it helps keep your weight, blood pressure and cholesterol levels down.I should mention it's cheap and widely available in the supermarket.What is it?Fibre - it's not the sexiest thing in the world but a major study has been investigating how much fibre we really need to be eating and found there are huge health benefits."The evidence is now overwhelming and this is a game-changer that people have to start doing something about it," one of the researchers, Prof John Cummings, tells BBC News.It's well known for stopp...
Is freezing your credit really enough to prevent identity theft?

Is freezing your credit really enough to prevent identity theft?

Finance
You can now add credit-report freezes to the list of best things in life that are free. As of Friday, consumers won't have to pay a fee to credit-reporting firms when they want to use a freeze to help protect themselves from identity theft. They would, however, need to contact each of the big three bureaus — Equifax, TransUnion and Experian — to cover all their bases. "I think this is a good partial step," said John Ulzheimer, a credit expert and president of The Ulzheimer Group in Atlanta. "You don't want to have people paying something t...
Words are not enough on abuse, even if swear words

Words are not enough on abuse, even if swear words

World
From the moment he stepped onto the tarmac at Dublin Airport, he had television news crews by his side. But the defining moment of the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years did not take place on camera.The Supreme Pontiff met privately for 90 minutes with eight survivors of abuse at the hands of the Catholic Church.He received a letter from them explaining how 100,000 single mothers had been "forcibly separated from their babies".The women, many of them detained in Ireland's notorious Magdalene Laundries, were told it was a "mortal sin" to contact their children.They urged Pope Francis to reassure "elderly and dying" natural mothers and adoptees that there was no sin in the reunion. Image: Children's shoes and toys are scattered...
For many millennials, one job is not enough to make ends meet

For many millennials, one job is not enough to make ends meet

Finance
While the side-hustle is a popular way to make extra money, for many millennials it may be more of a necessity than a choice. Taylor Rondestvedt, 25, said she would not have been able to afford all of her expenses without working on the weekends at a Swedish bakery in Manhattan and also teaching swimming lessons. The money from her former job as an editorial intern at a food magazine would not have covered her rent, phone bill, student loans, groceries and the occasional social event. “I had to have at least one more job,” she said. Two meant she had more financial flexibility. After a year, she got a full-time po...
Improperly recycled refrigerators not enough to explain rise in ozone-eating gas

Improperly recycled refrigerators not enough to explain rise in ozone-eating gas

Science
May 24 (UPI) -- Despite reports that improperly recycled refrigerators in China could explain a recent uptick in chlorofluorocarbon emissions, NOAA scientist Steve Montzka suggests the new mystery source of CFC-11 remains unaccounted for. Earlier this month, Montzka and his colleagues identified rising levels of CFC-11, a common chlorofluorocarbon, in air samples collected in Hawaii. Emissions had been dropping globally over the last two decades. The rise in CFC-11 concentrations first showed up in 2013, suggesting the chemical's proliferation can be explained by a new source -- a source scientists think is located somewhere in East Asia. Chlorofluorocarbons like CFC-11 were used in a variety products, including refrigerators and air-conditioners, for decades before being phased out beca...