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Probiotics can help thinking and memory for people with Alzheimer’s disease

Probiotics found in yoghurt and supplements could help improve the thinking and memory for people with Alzheimer’s disease, research has found.<p>In a clinical trial involving 52 people, those who drank a daily dose of lactobacillus and bifidobacterium bacteria for 12 weeks showed improvements on …

Dementia

18 Boozy Hot Chocolate Recipes You Need to Make Right Now

The unofficial drink of 2016 was undoubtedly red wine hot chocolate. Although the concept has been around for quite some time, the internet at large …

Recipes

These Health and Wellness Trends Will Blow Up in 2017

When it comes to our health, we'll try anything once and do whatever it takes to enhance and improve it. We'll swap our coffee for energy-boosting …

Flourless chocolate cake with Irish-coffee cream recipe

A rich, dense chocolate cake to serve with whisky-laced whipped cream<p><b>SERVES</b><p>8<p><b>INGREDIENT</b><p>320g (11½oz) plain chocolate (70 per cent cocoa solids), broken into pieces<br>• 160g (5½oz) butter<br>• 145g (5oz) caster sugar<br>• 5 medium eggs, separated<br>• 40g (1½oz) ground almonds<br>• icing-sugar for dusting<p><b>for the cream</b><p>½ tbsp …

Blueberry cheesecake ice cream

This easy ice cream recipe tastes just like a cheesecake, and because it uses condensed milk, it doesn’t require churning<p>SERVES<p>Makes just over 1 litre<p>IMGREDIENTS<p>180g tub full-fat cream cheese<br>• 390g condensed milk<br>• 600ml double cream<br>• 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste<br>• 75g dried blueberries<br>• 100g digestive biscuits, …

Chocolate and fig steamed pudding with chocolate sauce recipe

A wonderfully decadent chocolate pudding made with cardamom, orange and boozy figs, with an unmissable chocolate sauce<p>Cardamom is brilliant with chocolate and figs, and with orange (also in this pudding). This recipe for chocolate sauce is a keeper, and can be used for other puddings and for ice …

Lamb curry with tomatoes, garlic and garam masala

SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 kg leg of lamb on the bone, cut to bite-sized pieces<br>• 5 garlic cloves, roughly chopped<br>• 3.5cm piece ginger, roughly chopped<br>• 4 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 500g tomato, thinly sliced<br>• 200g onions, thinly sliced<br>• 1 heaped tsp kashmiri chilli powder (or mild paprika)<br>• Salt to taste<br>• 2 tbsp Greek yogurt<br>• 2 …

These dirty chai energy balls are the most delicious way to beat the afternoon slump

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

Chicken with young ginger

For this dish, use plump, tender ginger that is not too fibrous – a small piece should break off cleanly, with no fibres poking out of the cut.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>75g root ginger, the youngest and freshest you can find<br>• 1 spring onion, white part only<br>• 350g boned chicken thighs<br>• 2 tbsp cooking oil or lard<br>• 1 tbsp …

Shanghai red-braised pork with eggs

Red-braised pork, in which chunks of belly pork are simmered with soy sauce, rice wine and sugar, is beloved across China, and there are many regional variations. In Jiangnan, and especially Shanghai, they like theirs dark, sleek and seductively sweet.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>6 eggs, small if possible<br>• 20g fresh …

Claire Ptak’s recipe for peanut and coconut tres leches sheet cake | Baking the seasons

The sweet notes really sing in these sheet cakes. First up is a gorgeously moist Latin American ‘three milk’ cake, then a nostalgic sponge glowing with egg yolks – a rectangular tin makes both a breeze to cut into party-perfect portions<p>Sheet cakes are the best cakes. A single layer of sponge baked …

35 Ways to Include Chia Seeds in Your Daily Diet

By Helen West<p>Just 2 tablespoons (1 oz) contain 11 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein and 137 calories (1).<p>They're a great source of omega-3 fatty …

Top 10: the best Amalfi Coast hotels

The fabulous coastline between Positano and Ravello, with its switchback road that hugs the cliff and curls around the deep bays that protect the towns and villages along the way remains as glamourous, compelling and historic as any summertime destination in Europe, with breathtaking views, …

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre</b> …

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Wood fired pizza oven plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>wood fired pizza oven plans</b>. Building an outdoor wood fired oven is a dream and a challenge for any one, as finding the right …

The best Hong Kong hotel bars with views

An insider's guide to the top Hong Kong hotels with rooftop bars, including the best for signature cocktails, glass-bottomed swimming pools, all-day dining and panoramic Hong Kong harbour views, in locations including Kowloon, Hong Kong Island and the Central Business District.<p>W Hong Kong<p>Hong Kong<p>8 …

Pear, blackberry and walnut cake

A loaf cake full of autumnal flavours.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g plain flour<br>• 1 large pear, peeled, cored and chopped<br>• 150g blackberries<br>• 2 tsp baking powder<br>• 200g soft light-brown sugar<br>• 215g plain full-fat yogurt<br>• 115ml olive oil<br>• 3 large eggs<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• finely grated zest of ½ orange<br>• 50g walnuts, toasted …

Baking

Healthy Garlic, Ginger Soup: Beat That Cold Fast ! | shopswell

I had some extra time today, so I decided to cook up a huge batch of garlic ginger soup to have on hand later in the season. Vacuum packed and stored …

Food

Want to reduce crime in America? Try giving kids better food.

In 2015, the <i>Guardian</i> published a list of 24 ways to reduce crime in the most violent cities in the world. Suggestions included avoiding repressive …

5 best skin foods: Eat your way to beautiful

Looking to get shiny hair and glowing skin — nature's way? Candice Kumai, former model turned chef and cookbook author, shares her delicious way to beauty, starting from the inside out.<p>Coconut oil<p>Full of good for-you-fat, this oil is often a favorite to cook Thai, Asian-or Indian inspired meals at …

Nutrition

Maman Blanc’s apple tart

Maman Blanc makes the best apple tart in the land, and this is her recipe. The secret is to choose an apple with the right balance of acidity and sugar, and a great flavour. We find Captain Kidd from the Cox’s Orange Pippin family to be the best – aromatic and juicy, with a perfect texture. You …

Magic intense chocolate cake

Use a 20cm square cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 80g caster sugar<br>• 70g brown sugar<br>• 1 tbsp water<br>• 125g butter<br>• 70g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 40g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 500ml milk, at room temperature<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to …

Dessert

High-fat cheese: the secret to a healthy life?

A diet rich in cheese might actually be good for our health, according to a new study.<p>A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen found that eating cheese could help to improve health by increasing our levels of "good" high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol - thought to offer …

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We’re All Guinea Pigs in a Decades-Long Failed Diet Experiment

"The change in dietary advice to promote low-fat foods is perhaps the biggest mistake in modern medical history." Lovely stuff.<p><i>Eddie Carmel with one day's worth of food. Photo via Getty. T</i><i>his article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>Let's say you want to lose some weight. Which of these foods would …

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

Stephen Harris' triple chocolate brownies

These are very dark, gooey, flourless brownies which must be allowed to cool before being cut.<p>MAKES<p>about 24<p>INGREDIENTS<p>250g butter, softened<br>• 300g muscovado sugar<br>• 4 eggs<br>• 1 level tsp baking powder<br>• 200g chocolate, 70 per cent cocoa, melted<br>• 50g chocolate bits (I blitz chocolate buttons in a processor)<br>• 120g …

Dessert