Breastfeeding for six months "cuts the risk of dying from cancer by 10%"

Breastfeeding for six months 'cuts the risk of dying from cancer by 10%'Six months of breastfeeding your child cuts risk of dying from all cancers Women who breastfeed also 17 per cent less likely to die from a heart attack By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:38 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:17 GMT, 27 March 2013 Safer: A woman who breastfeeds her child is 10 per cent less likely to die from any from of cancer Women who breastfeed for six months reduce their risk of dying from all cancers by 10 per cent, researchers say.

Beer DOESN"T give you a belly (well, any more than red wine or a packet of crisps)

Beer DOESN'T give you a belly (well, any more than red wine or a packet of crisps) Much-maligned drink is no worse for weight gain than any other type of alcohol or eating a high-calorie diet Swapping two large glasses of wine for two bottles of beer could save 500 calories a weekBeer also provides more health-boosting nutrients By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:40 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:54 GMT, 12 February 2013 There is no conclusive scientific evidence that beer causes weight gain, a leading nutritionist has said It has long been blamed for the rotund midriff sported by many middle-aged men.

Drinking beer: Can it really stave off a cold?

Cheers! Could drinking beer really stave off a winter cold Humulone, the bitter-tasting chemical compound found in hops, is said to be effective against cold and flu virus Now, a Japanese beer company plans to create humulone-containing food and non-alcoholic beverages | UPDATED: 17:57 GMT, 12 December 2012 You'd be forgiven for thinking a steaming hot toddy is the best remedy for a cold, but according to new research it's lager you should be knocking back to beat the dreaded lurgy.

Drinkers in soft water areas at higher risk of liver disease, warns George Best"s doctor

Drinkers in soft water areas at higher risk of liver disease, warns George Best's doctor | UPDATED: 11:13 GMT, 11 September 2012 Cure: Prof Roger Williams says the Government should add magnesium to water supplies to combat liver disease People who live in areas with soft water are more likely to develop alcoholic liver disease (ALD) than those elsewhere, according to one of the world’s most eminent specialists.

Starbucks admits Strawberry Frappuccino contains crushed bugs

One tall Strawberry Frappuccino – extra insects please! Starbucks reveals popular drink contains crushed BUGS. Have you ever wondered how Starbucks makes their Strawberry Frappuccinos look so vibrantly pink The pink hue is thanks to crushed upinsects, according to new information provided by the coffee chain giant.

This could be my last Christmas with my children thanks to three-year drinking binge

One drink from death: Mother could be facing last Christmas with her children thanks to a three-year booze binge A mother-of-three won”t be enjoying a tipple during the festivities this year – because just one alcoholic drink could kill her. Joanne Patterson, 41, turned to the bottle after splitting up from her partner. She quickly got into a routine of drinking from morning till night and would polish off up to three bottles of wine and numerous cans of lager every day.