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Generation Z:’ We have more to do than drink and take narcotics’

Post-millennials have very different attitudes to older age groups, says a new report They drink less, take far fewer narcotics, and have stimulated teenage pregnancy a near anomaly. Generation Z- one of several terms used to describe post-millennial youth born after 1996- opt juice bars to pub crawls, rank quality household time ahead of sex …

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The future of Durban: is this South Africa’s most inclusive public space?

The Indian Ocean beachfront, the restaurant strip of Florida Road and the market at Warwick offer three very different models for the future of South Africas third largest city It’s an early start on Durban’s beachfront Golden Mile. By 6am the surfers have arrived, followed by the athletes and their puppies, then executives-cum-cyclists, speed walkers …

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Sweet spot: Norwegians cut sugar intake to lowest level in 44 years

Norway has had a sugar tax since 1922 and more recently has created separate taxes for confectionary and sugary drinks Norwegians are eating less sugar than at any time in the last 44 years, the health directorate in Oslo has said, announced today annual intake per person had fallen by more than 1kg a year …

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People not getting enough exercise from long strolls- report

Strengthening and balance activities is fundamental to future wellbeing, says Public Health England Walking is just not enough, according to a new review of the evidence from Public Health England, which exposes a major unplug between the exercise people need and what they actually do. Those who believed 10,000 steps a day or a brisk …

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Sounding it out: ‘Listening to white noise put my life back on track’

Megan Nolan was searching for a way to switch off the stresses of modern life. Then she discovered white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope Late last year Spotify presented me with my Top 100 most listened to tracks of 2018 and, as ever when I’m presented with some unknown …

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Voicing it out:’ Listening to white noise put my life back on track’

Megan Nolan was sought for a route to switch off the emphasizes of modern life. Then she discovered white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope Late last year Spotify presented me with my Top 100 most listened to tracks of 2018 and, as ever when I’m presented with some unknown …

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Sounding it out:’ Listening to white noise put my life back on track’

Megan Nolan was sought for a route to switch off the tensions of modern life. Then she detected white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope Late last year Spotify presented me with my Top 100 most listened to ways of 2018 and, as ever when I’m to come forward with …

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Can ditching meat and dairy open up new taste sensations? My week as a foodie vegan

My first try at veganism left me living on chips. This time, Zoe Williams explores a whole new world of culinary possibilities, from vegan cheese to falafel koftes I‘m going to describe the process of constructing vegan cheese. Later, I’ll tell you how popular veganism is, how it’s the dietary habit of the age, how …

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Sounding it out:’ Listening to white noise put my life back on track’

Megan Nolan was sought for a way to switch off the emphasizes of modern life. Then she detected white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope Late last year Spotify presented me with my Top 100 most listened to ways of 2018 and, as ever when I’m presented with some unknown …

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