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How to NOT Poison People

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Have you ever had an encounter where you ate with friends, and all of you had a running stomach? It can be terrible! Such situations have been on the increase in the recent past and particularly the UK has recorded over 57,000 notifications of foods poisoning. It is highly likely that there were many others which occurred without any notifications. Being in my thirties and a lady, I have had to take caution during my eat outs with friends or when they come over for a cook session. Food poisoning occurs in situations where the food or water taken is contaminated. And while it may take a few days to clear, food poisoning can be life threatening. Proper food hygiene is critical for wellbeing.

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How to NOT Poison People

Have you ever had an encounter where you ate with friends, and all of you had a running stomach? It can be terrible! Such situations have been on the increase in the recent past and particularly the UK has recorded over 57,000 notifications of foods poisoning. It is highly likely that there were many others…

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Cooking tips for students

When going to university and moving into student halls such as Urbanest , you are likely to throw up a fair few new experiences, some which you will need to do on a regular basis such as washing or cooking (basically jobs that your mum use to do for you).  Cooking is something that’s simply…

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Holistic Benefits And Uses for Cottonseed Oil

If you were to ask someone “What are the benefits of cottonseed oil?” chances are they would respond with “I have no idea” or even “What’s cottonseed oil?” In fact, most people do not know what cottonseed oil is, how it is used, or what benefits it provides. This is a shame, because cottonseed oil…

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Make Reservations for Valentine’s Day in Newcastle

Image by Simon Collison from Flickr Creative Commons Valentine’s Day is just over two weeks away and many of the top restaurants and lounges in Newcastle are already taking reservations for you to experience a romantic dinner with entertainment. Most of these include fixed price menus, offering everything from fresh bread to entree to mains…

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3 Unusual Ways to Eat Porridge

It’s fair to say that we all consider porridge to be a classic breakfast staple – it’s a delicious, warming and nutritious way to start the day. Porridge is brilliantly versatile, with many ways to use these unassuming oats, like boosting it with some creative toppings like a spoonful of creamy peanut butter or a…

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The Benefits of Eating Good, Healthy Meat

Meat is the corner stone of most diets in the western world. Meat is tasty and is a great source of protein which is essential for muscle growth and the strengthening of our entire bodies. Meat, however, does get a bad reputation a lot of the time, as it can be quite healthy when not…

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How difficult is it to get a mortgage in the UK?

Getting a mortgage in the UK is now infinitely more difficult than it was before the financial crisis. Pre-recession, almost anyone who was working would have several lenders vying for their business. Now, even if you are fortunate enough to have a sizeable deposit, the boot is on the other foot and it is you…

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