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Almost a quarter of our kitchen cupboards are out of date

The average kitchen cupboard is stocked up with 57 items, 13 of which are suspected of being out of date, a study has revealed. Researchers have found that items such as condiments, tinned food, dressings and dips are most likely to be out of date. While herbs and spices, vegetables and stock cubes were also [...]


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Fears of aging begin at 50

Brits start to worry about ‘getting old’ at the age of 50, a study has revealed. Researchers found the days after the milestone birthday to be the point when the average adult starts to dread ageing amid worries about health issues and fading looks. The report also revealed that one in twenty even admitted their [...]


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Drunken holiday injuries for middle-aged, not just for teenagers

Middle-aged Brits are just as likely to end up with drunken injuries on holiday as youngsters, a new study has revealed. While teenagers and twenty-somethings are thought to be the biggest culprits for drunken antics abroad, those in their late thirties and forties are suffering their fair share of mishaps after enjoying too much sangria [...]


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40% of children have unhealthy diets – but parents are powerless to stop them

Four in ten parents admit their children have an unhealthy diet, but they have given up trying to improve it, a study has found. Researchers found a large number of mums and dads believe their offspring could do with eating more fruit, drinking more water or ditching fatty treats, but most are at a complete [...]


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Majority of Brits now suffering for their ‘screen time’

Square-eyed Brits are starting to feel the ill-effects of their technology use – as research reveals the average adult now spends seven hours a day staring at a screen. A shocking 55% admit that they feel their time spent staring at screens is now affecting them, with ‘eye discomfort’ emerging as the most common symptom. [...]


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Ill health dominates fears of growing older

Health issues, a failing mind and the loss of independence are among our biggest fears about getting old, a new study has revealed. Loneliness, being a burden to others, having little money to fund their social care or being forced out of their home also feature among the top ten. It also emerged that the [...]


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Men increasingly self-conscious about image and appearance

Women feel twice as much pressure to look good as men do, a new study has shown. A detailed look into the body confidence of 2,000 men and women also documented a dramatic overall rise in appearance-related anxiety. Results showed two thirds of the women polled felt under too much pressure to look good, citing [...]


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Sleepless nights cost Brits two years of their life

Brits are spending the equivalent of two years of their life tossing and turning as they struggle to sleep, a new study has revealed. Researchers found that stress, bad dreams and partner’s snoring means millions of Brits are struggling to nod off every night. And almost nine in ten Brits have nights of disturbed sleep, [...]


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Women feel ‘invisible’ to opposite sex by 51

Women feel invisible to the opposite sex at the age of 51, it has been revealed. A detailed study of 2,000 women revealed a large percentage felt once they reached 51 they no longer received the level of attention they once used to. Many even went as far as to admit they felt ‘ignored’. The [...]


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One in four women are dieting – with their dog

One in four women have gone on a diet – with their DOG, according to new research. Six in ten dog owners have put their precious pooch on a diet, giving them portion control, exercise routines and even ‘flex days’ to help them shift the pounds. In fact, almost one in five women will have [...]


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