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Killer Diets, Killer Stress, Sunburn & Fat

by | 15th, April 2007

mail21.jpgEVERY day of every week the Mail thinks up imaginative ways to remind you that life is cruel and you are going to experience pain and die.

And if it can’t think any up, it looks at the latest scientific research.

Here is a selection of things that will kill you and yours from last week’s paper of doom…

MONDAY

Bank Holiday. Sun burn. Global warming. Foreigners on your li-lo. And more…

TUESDAY

“DIETS DAMAGE YOUR HEALTH” – Say University of California researchers

“Stressed teachers driven to drinks, drugs and death”Headline of the week

“How stress leads to a strain on the heart” – More cutting-edge research from University College London

“Eating fatty foods ‘will cancel out the benefits of fruit and veg” – Save time, eat more fat

THE NUMBERS:
30 – “the percentage of 16 to 24-year-olds who say they’ll get sunburnt on holiday this year”
1.7m – “the number of people on the UK predicted to have dementia by 2051”

“Food: the unsavoury truth. Soups, pizzas and coleslaw oozing sugar. Flapjacks and teacakes laden with salt. The hidden health dangers lurking in your favourite meals” – Best stick to kebabs

WEDNESDAY

“TV DIET SHOWS MADE US FATTER!” – Celebrity yo-yo dieters make it big, and bigger

THURSDAY

“One in four of us regrets getting married” – Surveys never lie

“Blair crowds ever more people into Britain, like a mad steward at a rock festival. No wonder we live in an angry and unhappy place…” – Max Hastings, angry and unhappy, writes from a field in Gloucestershire…

“Eating oily fish ‘can raise the risk of diabetes’” – Say researchers. Best to pass on the dog fish…

“One in six Britons has the fat gene” – Everyone else just eats and drinks too much

“So the bank doesn’t want customers like me? Fine. Here’s my riposte: two fingers raised slightly apart” – Tom Utley gets Churchillian with HSBC…

“Why Friday 13th really is unlucky for drivers” – Today you will crash your car

“As a new book proves women lose interest in their husband’s after the ‘change’…WHY ALL MEN SHOULD FEAR THE MENOPAUSE” – And why men of a certain age choose younger wives



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