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Butter or margarine: preference mostly depends on the mother

Butter or margarine: preference mostly depends on the mother

Study on the “Schmiere der Psyche” butter or margarine? What we put on our bread may say more about us than we think. At least that is the result of a current study by the Cologne market research institute "Rheingold". The preference for a certain spreadable fat would therefore be shaped in childhood.

Bisphenol F in mustard - unlikely to be a health risk?

Bisphenol F in mustard - unlikely to be a health risk?

BfR considers undesirable effects on health to be unlikely The detection of bisphenol F (BPF) in food mustard has caused some uncertainty among consumers. The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) investigated possible health risks from BPF and comes to the conclusion that negative effects on health are unlikely with the amounts determined.

Robert Koch Institute: No health risk from refugees

Robert Koch Institute: No health risk from refugees

Experts clarify: No health risk from refugees Once again, experts have pointed out that the refugees arriving in Germany pose no health risk for the local population. Rather, asylum seekers are a vulnerable group of people. Due to the long flight, they are often very weak and therefore more susceptible to illness.

Ticks: It's better protected to have sex outdoors, otherwise there is a risk of tick bites

Ticks: It's better protected to have sex outdoors, otherwise there is a risk of tick bites

Safe sex in the tick time Summer, sun, tick bite: Sex in the open air is very popular with many women and men in the warm season. According to a study by the partner portal “Friendscout24”, a third of the 1,000 respondents are open to it. The premium casual dating portal “Secret” belonging to “Friendscout24” asked at 6.

Checked: Carcinogenic mineral oils found in lip care

Checked: Carcinogenic mineral oils found in lip care

Again dangerous mineral oil found in lip care products Many people always have a care pencil on hand to protect their lips from drying out. Consumer advocates, however, warn that some of these products contain mineral oils that may be carcinogenic. Health hazards from cosmetics For many women and men, it is a matter of course to always have a lipstick on hand for their lips.

WHO: Significantly more heart and cancer diseases

WHO: Significantly more heart and cancer diseases

Increase in noncommunicable diseases - heart disease and cancer still too common The World Health Organization (WHO) has criticized in its latest press release the insufficient progress in the fight against noncommunicable diseases (NCD) such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung diseases.