High lipid levels raise alarm

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

About 44 per cent of Ha Noi and HCM City residents have hyperlipidaemia, a condition where one has an abnormally elevated level of lipids in their blood, according to a recent study by the National Institute of Nutrition.

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“Bun cha”- special dish of Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

“Bun cha”- special dish of Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoians can be proud of their famous dish “Bun cha” (vermicelli with grilled pork), which is similar to the dish from Hue.

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

A Vietnamese company has only sold lard oil for animal feed to a firm that has been hit by a tainted oil scandal in Taiwan, and does not take responsibility if the importer used it for other purposes, the Vietnam Food Administration said Monday.

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

A Vietnamese company has only sold lard oil for animal feed to a firm that has been hit by a tainted oil scandal in Taiwan, and does not take responsibility if the importer used it for other purposes, the Vietnam Food Administration said Monday.

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More fat kids a national concern

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The obesity rate has swelled, especially among children under five, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) Deputy Director Le Bach Mai said on October 10.

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More fat kids a national concern

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The obesity rate has swelled, especially among children under five, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) deputy director Le Bach Mai said yesterday.

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Rivers, Queen of Snark ('Liz is so fat she puts mayo on aspirin'), zinged herself too

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Rivers, Queen of Snark ('Liz is so fat she puts mayo on aspirin'), zinged herself too

Joan Rivers, a stand-up comedian, writer and outrageous television personality best known for hurling cutting barbs at fellow celebrities as well as herself, has died. She was 81.

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Any diet will do, say researchers, if you stick to it

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Any diet will do, say researchers, if you stick to it

All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.

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Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

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Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, US researchers said Thursday.

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Insects for dinner? Idea bugs some, while others love it

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Last summer, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation promoted the consumption of insects as low-fat and high-protein snacks that could help ease hunger and protect the environment.

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Unbalanced nutrition to lead to obesity: Experts

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Unbalanced nutrition to lead to obesity: Experts

The country is facing a challenge of more and more obese children in big cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

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Delicacies from Ben Tre coconut

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Delicacies from Ben Tre coconut

VietNamNet Bridge - Coconut trees are not only mentioned in poems but also contribute to making famous delicacies for the southern province of Ben Tre, which is considered the kingdom of coconut trees in Vietnam.

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Mai Duc Chung leads national team to ASIAD 2014

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Mai Duc Chung leads national team to ASIAD 2014

(VOV)- The Vietnam Football Federation has selected Mai Duc Chung, former coach of Thanh Hoa FC, to temporarily lead the national women’s football team in the lead up to the 2014 Asian Games (ASIAD).

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Visions of Vietnam -- Part 5

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Visions of Vietnam -- Part 5

Dharma bumming, Zen lunatic-ing and kicking around on pieces of ground far from your hometown…

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Women footballers to welcome Japanese coach soon

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Women footballers to welcome Japanese coach soon

VietNamNet Bridge – Female Vietnamese footballers will soon have a Japanese coach to replace China’s Chen Yun Fat who ended a contract with the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) in June.

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