Vietnam looks to rein in public fat cats amid growing backlash

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Vietnam looks to rein in public fat cats amid growing backlash

A man counts Vietnamese bank-notes outside a bank in Hanoi, Vietnam May 7, 2015. Photo: Reuters

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Brain health benefits of Mediterranean diet confirmed by new study

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Brain health benefits of Mediterranean diet confirmed by new study

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine provides new evidence that a diet rich in olive oil, nuts, fish, fruit, vegetables and legumes may reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

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Cheap junk food expands waistlines in emerging economies - researchers - TRFN

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Cheap junk food expands waistlines in emerging economies - researchers - TRFN

Eating healthy is becoming an expensive luxury in emerging market countries, where vegetable prices have spiked while high fat, sugary junk foods have become cheaper, economists said on Monday.

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Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say.

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Academic gets wild about raising pigs

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Academic gets wild about raising pigs

VietNamNet Bridge – Fat pigs are tasty but unhealthy, so breeding lean and healthy wild pigs has great profit potential, an economics lecturer realised, and decided to go the whole hog.

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Small diet adjustments now could make a big difference later: study

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Seemingly minuscule changes to the types of protein and carbohydrates we consume could profoundly affect long-term weight maintenance, according to a new study at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University.

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Dong Van: Come for the scenery, stay for the smoked ham

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A typical house in Dong Van, the mesmerizing ancient town of Ha Giang Province, must have a dark grey tiled roof, moss-green walls and a blossoming peach tree at its front.

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Try Vietnamese delicacies made from animal sex organs

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Try Vietnamese delicacies made from animal sex organs

When it comes to consuming animals, little goes to waste in Vietnam, as many people take advantage of even animal sex organs to make tempting dishes believed to boost men’s sexual vigor.

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Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

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Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region.

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Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

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Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region.

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We asked some of the smartest computers to identify this picture

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We asked some of the smartest computers to identify this picture

In the Pixar movie Wall-E, our eponymous hero meets the love of his life, a sleek robot named Eve, after she spots his houseplant and steals it to help save the human race. If the film were set in 2015, Eve probably would have grabbed the bubble wrap by mistake.

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Fat map: largest genetic blueprint of obesity revealed

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Fat map: largest genetic blueprint of obesity revealed

Scientists have uncovered more than 90 new gene regions that could help explain why some people are more likely to put on weight than others.

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The fat fight: Study fuels row over UK, U.S. diet guidelines

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The fat fight: Study fuels row over UK, U.S. diet guidelines

Nutrition and health specialists criticized a study on Monday which argued that dietary fat advice given in the United States and Britain was based on flimsy evidence and should not have been introduced.

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Food processors try to regain local market with closed production lines

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Food processors try to regain local market with closed production lines

VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese believe that creating a closed production line is the only effective solution to confront foreign competitors in the domestic market.

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CNN spotlights Vietnamese wushu athlete Duong Thuy Vi

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CNN spotlights Vietnamese wushu athlete Duong Thuy Vi

CNN International has described Duong Thuy Vi as the acrobatic artistry of Vietnam's Wushu champion.

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