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Street food: risky but worth it

Street food: risky but worth it

I rolled over, edged down my pyjama pants and wearily said: "Just stick it in".

So fatigued after driving the porcelain bus for hours on end, I didn't care much what the short Cuban woman - a nurse who was hosting me in her home in Trinidad - had loaded into the syringe she was about to shove into my behind. Drugs! I want all of them!

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Bacon, pork shortage 'now unavoidable,' industry group says

Bacon, pork shortage 'now unavoidable,' industry group says

You might want to get your fill of ham this year, because "a world shortage of pork and bacon next year is now unavoidable," according to an industry trade group.

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The recovering food addict who overcame cravings, binging and withdrawal by re-training her brain

The recovering food addict who overcame cravings, binging and withdrawal by re-training her brain

More American's die from obesity every year than all cancers combined, and a leading cause could be food addiction.
Dr Pamela Peeke, author of the new book The Hunger Fix, explains that food can be as addictive as cocaine with some people experiencing cravings, binging and withdrawal.

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Want another burger? You could be addicted to food

Want another burger? You could be addicted to food

Food addiction could be one of the reasons behind the rising number of individuals suffering from eating disorders and obesity, scientists have said.

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McDonald's: the food that's not coming fast enough for Americans

McDonald's: the food that's not coming fast enough for Americans

A leaked memo from McHQ has riled McDonald's fans in the US: the arrival of the McRib (an occasional addition to the standard Maccy D menu) on American menus has been knocked back until December this year. Apparently the men in grey want an end-of-year sales uplift.

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