Salt-filled sandwiches! Lunches from High Street chains have same amount as ten packets of crisps


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Salt-filled sandwiches! Lunches from High Street chains have same amount as ten packets of crispsWrap from EAT contained 4.8g of salt while Pret a Manger wrap had 4.6gA 32.5g bag of Walkers Ready Salted crisps contained less than 0.5gResearchers found high salt levels in more than half of 664 tested dishesThree Pizza Hut dishes contained maximum daily allowance of 6g of saltAverage salt consumption in UK is 8.1g amid calls for suppliers to cut levels By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 23:00 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:59 GMT, 13 March 2013 Sandwiches sold by leading High Street food chains contain as much salt as ten bags of crisps, health campaigners have warned.

The "healthy" cereal bars that contain 30% sugar and high levels of fat


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The 'healthy' cereal bars that contain 30% sugar and high levels of fat | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 17 August 2012 Cereal bars are not the healthy snack so many thought they were The image of cereal bars as a healthy snack is a myth, with some containing the equivalent of almost four teaspoons of sugar and high levels of fat, say researchers.

Are you drinking too much water? Millions chugging "excessive" two litres a day are wasting their efforts


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Are you drinking too much water Millions chugging 'excessive' two litres a day are wasting their timeCompanies with 'vested interest' promoting idea we need eight glasses a dayCoffee, tea and food contribute to our fluid intake | UPDATED: 07:47 GMT, 6 June 2012 Health advice to drink eight glasses of water a day is over the top and does not help with weight loss, says a leading nutritionist.

"Prove that you"re disabled": What council told woman in wheelchair when she asked for key to toilets


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'PROVE you're disabled': What council told wheelchair-bound spina bifida sufferer when she tried to use toilets Nicola Parnell said staff told her to go home and come back with evidence she really had spina bifida | UPDATED: 17:32 GMT, 5 June 2012 A woman in a wheelchair who asked for a key to the disabled toilets was horrified when council staff told her to provide proof that she really had spina bifida.

NHS trust fined record 325,000 for auctioning off computer hard drives filled with HIV patients" details online


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NHS trust fined record 325,000 for auctioning off online computer hard drives filled with HIV patients' detailsIndividual working for IT provider removed at least 252 of the approximate 1,000 hard drives he was supposed to destroy from Brighton General Hospital in 2010Personal data belonging to tens of thousands of patients and staff was then sold on auction website | UPDATED: 15:29 GMT, 1 June 2012 An NHS trust has been fined a record amount after it sold computer hard drives in an online auction without first removing confidential details about patients with HIV.

Women have tried 61 diets by the age of 45 in the constant battle to stay slim


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Women have tried 61 diets by the age of 45 in the constant battle to stay slim | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 20 March 2012 Faddy eaters: Women try the biggest variety of slimming tricks, from cutting out carbs to dieting on cabbage soup (picture posed by model) Whether it’s salad, cabbage soup or low carbohydrates, women have tried every slimming trick in the book.

Rob Gillet: "Human doughnut" is 5ft 3in tall but 6ft 6in round his WAIST


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Meet the 'human doughnut': Rob, 25, is 5ft 3in tall…

Chemotherapy proposals: Seriously ill cancer patients could face "back to work" tests or have benefits removed


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Seriously ill cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy could face “back to work” tests or have benefits removedGovernment report said receiving automatic benefits could “encourage dependency” among cancer patients Thousands of cancer patients undergoing gruelling chemotherapy treatments could be forced to prove they are too sick to work, charities have warned.