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Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fruit?

Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fruit?

Health
You've been told since you were a kid how important it is to eat fruit. But is there such thing as too much? As a nutritionist, I've worked with clients on both ends of the fruit-eating spectrum: Some shunned fruit completely due to its carb and sugar content, while others loaded up on fruit because it's rich in nutrients. The reality is, the ideal amount lies somewhere in between these two extremes, and it varies from person to person. To help you figure out your own sweet spot when it comes to fruit, here are four important things to keep in mind.Stick with two to four servingsAs a general rule, you probably need somewhere between two to four servings of fruit a day. What's a proper serving? Either one cup, or a piece of fruit about the size of a baseball. But if your activity level vari...
How much of your salary is spent on rent?

How much of your salary is spent on rent?

Business
Tenants typically spend more than a quarter of their monthly salary before tax on rent, official figures show, but there are wide regional variations.They paid an average of 27% of their gross salary to their landlord in England in 2016, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) data shows.The picture varies across the country. In London, tenants spent nearly half (49%) of their salary on rent.In northern England, this falls to just under a quarter of salary (23%).Given the proportion of salary being spent on rent, a campaign is aiming to ensure regular rent payments are included in tenants' credit records.Tenants in the South East of England, East of England and the South West all paid more of their salary on rent than the average across England.In areas of Wales, the proportion of salary ...
How much? Richest man's big Black Friday boost

How much? Richest man's big Black Friday boost

Business
For most shoppers, Black Friday is a chance to save some pennies by landing a bargain.But as most of us rummage for deals, one man has come out on top - by several billion dollars.On Friday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the only person with a $ 100bn (£75bn) fortune, seeing his wealth creep up by $ 2.4bn thanks to a 2% jump in Amazon's shares.Mr Bezos is the first person to hit that level since Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in 1999.Image:Bill Gates was the last person to get to $ 100bn in 1999The increase, to $ 100.3bn, is thanks in part to the clamour for Black Friday deals - Amazon shares have gone up 5% this week alone.Online sales for Black Friday are up 18.4% from last year, while the projected final spend is $ 5bn, according to Adobe Analytics.:: How to avoid getting ripped off

7 Infused Water Recipes That Will Make Your H20 Much Tastier and Even Healthier

Health
The ingredients not only add flavor, but vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants too. Water is the single most important nutrient, period. About 60 to 70% of the human body is made of water; and it's required for every single bodily process, including circulation, digestion, and regulating your temperature. So making good old H2O your beverage of choice is a no-brainer. But aside from keeping you properly hydrated, a solid water habit may create a healthy domino effect, too. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that people who obtained much of their daily liquids from plain water rather than other beverages had healthier diets overall, with more fiber and less sugar. Upping your water intake may even of...
IPhone X screen repairs could cost as much as $279

IPhone X screen repairs could cost as much as $279

Technology
The high price tag of Apple's iPhone X didn't stop people from pre-ordering it. But repairing the $ 999 phone's screen could set some users back $ 279. IPhone users who did not opt for the AppleCare+ plan, which costs $ 199, will have to pay $ 279 to have their screens replaced, according to Apple. That price only includes screen damage. But for users who have AppleCare+, the price drops to $ 29. In comparison, Apple charges $ 169 to replace the screen on the iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus. The price is $ 29 for users with AppleCare coverage. Issues caused by accidental damage aren’t covered under AppleCare, according to Apple's website. Third-party retailers typically offer the same services at a lower cost for repairs. The $ 279 price tag may seem unusually high, but