I Show My Poor Relationship With Junk Food And My Own Body Image (10 pics)

DiscomfortFood is about my body, my self-image, and my mental health through the lens of junk food. Specifically, the junk food that I personally abuse. For me, that is pizza, pasta, potatoes, popcorn, Pepsi, pie. Carbs and sugar, ice cream, burgers, and salted fries! More info: Instagram | When I conceived the DiscomfortFood series, this image was one of the most important ones in the whole series. Sour Cream Glazed doughnuts are my 2nd favorite type. Two beef patties Honey crullers are my absolute most favorite. Double chocolate dip Shot before I conceived of the DiscomfortFood series, this image laid the groundwork for the ones that would follow. Salt So salty. DiscomfortFood The cowl is actually a kitchen curtain. Glitter

40 Of The Funniest Sleeping Memes Ever

#2 Sleeping less than 7 hours per day can lead to an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and frequent mental distress. #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 #19 #20 #21 #22 #23 #24 #25 See Also on Bored Panda 5 reply 9 reply #32 #33 #34 #35 See Also on Bored Panda 1 reply #37 #38 #39 #40

UK plans 3m no-deal medicine transport

Seaborne Freight had been awarded a £13.8m deal last year, which the BBC found had never run a ferry service. Gus Tugendhat, founder of Tussell, a data provider on UK government contracts, which uncovered the latest move said timelines were “still tight”. Related Topics Economic effects of Brexit Brexit Original Article : HERE ; Curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Our Taste For Coffee And Avocado Could Put The World At Risk

Your pumpkin-spice latte is not doing the world any favors.  Most essential staple food crops on the planet – like corn, wheat, rice, or soybeans – don’t require pollinators. However, the changing appetites of the world have pushed global agriculture towards crops that rely on pollination by bees and other insects, such as almonds, coffee, citrus fruits, avocado, to name but a few. Paired with the growing dominance of monocultures and a lack of crop diversity, this dependence on pollinators could threaten global food security and economic stability through mass crop failure, according to a new study. Reported in the journal Global Change Biology, scientists have analyzed around 50 years’ worth of data for the first global assessment of how current trends in farming …

Sugary Drinks May Increase Your Cancer Risk, Large Study Finds

If you thought glugging a carton of orange juice was a healthy way to start your day, you might want to think again. Drinking large amounts of sugary drinks every day, whether it’s fruit juice or soda, is associated with an increased risk of cancer, according to a new study. This doesn’t mean you need to avoid drinking your favorite sugary soda for all eternity – everything in moderation, as they say – but it does add to the wealth of research suggesting you should watch your sugar intake.  “When the group of sugary drinks was split into 100 percent fruit juices and other sugary drinks, the consumption of both beverage types was associated with a higher risk of overall cancer,” the study authors write. Reporting in the British …

Child suicide bomber kills at least 9, wounds more than a dozen at Afghanistan wedding

Afghan security forces gather at the site of Monday’s suicide attack near the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Three American service members and a U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday near the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, the U.S. forces said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) The bombing comes on the heels of a string of targeted explosions striking fear in feeble communities and claiming lives across the ravished nation. On Sunday, the Taliban executed a devastating suicide car bombing in the central Afghanistan province of Ghazni, claiming the lives of 12 people and wounding more than 150 others. VENEZUELA’S WAR ON …

Federally Funded Evangelical Foster Agency Still Won’t Accept Jewish Or Queer Volunteers

Greenville’s Miracle Hill Ministries, the state’s conservative evangelical principles. In practice, that meant Last week, the organization announced that, “for the sake of unity among followers of Jesus Christ,” it was tweaking its policies to welcome Catholics and other Christians who affirm its The Washington Post via Getty Images A Bible rests on a conference room table at Miracle Hill Ministries in Greenville, South Carolina, in November 2018. The organization’s policy change appears to have been partly prompted by a federal Lehman said the organization recognizes that “our previous stance has wounded other followers of Jesus Christ.” Even with the policy change, there are still many Christians who would presumably still not be allowed to work with Miracle Hill. Its doctrinal statement expresses conservative …

Hospital Informs People About The Difference Between Urgent And Emergency Care In Delightful Ads (4 Pics)

Urgent care – or emergency care? Both of them sound super serious if you ask me, so it’s definitely going to be in your interest to get to the right place for help, as soon as possible. A Florida-based healthcare service knows this and has provided convenient and amusing roadside billboards for people’s information, and so their emergency rooms don’t get clogged up with people seeking treatment for bee stings. Image credits: BayCare describes itself as a “leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions.” Like any medical service, they recommend that you visit your primary …

What Seinfeld can teach us about science

From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcom When Jerry Seinfeld UK 1981 HBO debut, he said of weather forecasts: And then my favourite part, the satellite photo. This is really helpful. A photograph of the Earth from 10,000 miles away. Can you tell if you should take a sweater or not from that shot? His eponymous 90s sitcom is also packed with nuanced references to science, with the storylines of some of the most famous episodes centred on it: George Costanza pretends to be a scientist in The Marine Biologist, while in The Abstinence he becomes a boffin after swearing off sex. In The Non-Fat Yogurt, Kramer has …

Mum ‘left in dark’ over son’s hospital treatment

He has been receiving his treatment at the hospital’s current home in the Sciennes area of Edinburgh until now. The Sick Children’s Hospital had been due to move to its new £150m building in Little France, on the outskirts of the city, on Tuesday. But last week Health Secretary Jeane Freeman told NHS Lothian not to go ahead with the opening after inspectors found problems with the ventilation system. The announcement was made on Thursday. The following day, Danielle, from Balerno, received a letter which said that Teddy was to have blood tests in the new building at the beginning of August. Related Topics NHS Edinburgh Original Article : HERE ; Curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney

Inhumane conditions for detained children amount to emergency public health crisis, says attorney who visited center Hundreds of children at a migrant detention center in Texas are being held in inhumane conditions that amount to an emergency public health crisis and should be allowed immediate access to doctors, according to an attorney who gained rare access to the facility. Elora Mukherjee, the director of Columbia Law Schools immigrant rights clinic, was one of six attorneys to visit the detention center in Clint approach the media. Mukherjee noted that seven children have died in federal immigration custody or shortly after being released, compared to no such deaths in the 10 previous years. We were extremely concerned that more children might die …

Blindfolded goats airlifted into national park as part of relocation effort

Derrick Halsey, a wildlife capture specialist known as a “mugger,” hands off a kid mountain goat to Olympic National Park Wildlife Branch Chief Patti Happe Tuesday, July 9, 2019, after airlifting the goat and two others to Hurricane Ridge in the park near Port Angeles, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) COLORADO OFFICIALS WARN HUMANS TO NOT FEED WILDLIFE AFTER MOUNTAIN GOATS ENGAGING IN ‘UNNATURAL BEHAVIORS’  There are six designated goat sites that the animals will be released to. “Mountain goat relocation will allow these animals to reoccupy historical range areas in the Cascades,” Jesse Plumage, a U.S. Forest Service wildlife biologist, said in a news release.

Electric cars ‘will not solve transport problem’

CREDS is an academic consortium of more than 80 academics across the UK. “Car use is a massive blind spot on government policy,” Prof Jillian Anable, one of the authors of the report, said. She added: “For many years ministers have adopted the principle of trying to meet demand by increasing road space. “They need to reduce demand instead.” What’s your diet’s carbon footprint? What is a climate emergency? How can I help? But what about people who depend on their cars? The authors say there will always be people who depend on cars, especially in the countryside or suburbs. But, they point out that many young people in cities are choosing not to buy cars. Instead they are using …

Donald Trump’s five most dangerous attacks on the environment

Trumps administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all Americans Donald Trump is set to hail his administrations environmental leadership on Monday in a speech in which he is expected to declare the US a world leader on the issue. But since taking office two and a half years ago, the US president has been at the helm of an administration that has pursued numerous cuts in rise in greenhouse gases of 3.4% the biggest rise in emissions since 2010. He has also regularly publicly aired his doubts over the existence of climate change previously calling it a hoax, suggesting that the climate could change back again and falsely claiming it was a …

‘Amazing’ gene-silencing drugs reach NHS

“My mum had five siblings and they all died of it. There are five of us, three of us have it and one has died.” The disease is passed down through families and there is a fifty-fifty chance that children of affected people will develop the disease. The first signs of Vincent’s disease were pins and needles in his hands and feet. Vincent’s brother Neil, a talented musician, said: “It affects the autonomic nervous system so it’s things like eating, sweating, sexual function. “You lose that very gradually and then suddenly it all goes. “My legs are numb from my knee down and it was going to my hands as well.” Eventually patients end up needing a wheel chair. It …