Wordle is 2022 ’s top Google search term, above both Ukraine and the queen
Wordle was the most-searched term on Google search in 2022, both in the United States and across the world, according to the Google Trends Year in Search roundup. The game beat out terms like “Election results” and “Jeffrey Dahmer” in the United States (the second- and tenth-most popular terms,…#englandukraine #simonrogers #googletrendsyear #wordle #cacao #jeffreydahmerindian #worldcup #westindies #googlesearches #washingtonpost (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who ’s going to pay for an ethical chocolate bar?
Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Europe, the world's biggest consumer of chocolate, and West Africa, the leading grower of the cocoa beans used to make it, share a common goal to make the sector sustainable. But they have opposing views on how to put an end…#mars #ghanian #solidaridadwestafrica #organizationofpetroleumexportingcoun #heidihautala #ghana #mondelez #cocobod #cargill #ccc (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who ’s going to pay for an ethical chocolate bar?
Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Europe, the world's biggest consumer of chocolate, and West Africa, the leading grower of the cocoa beans used to make it, share a common goal to make the sector sustainable. But they have opposing views on how to put an end…#cocoa #farmers #cocoafarmers #chocolate #ivory #percent #ghana #ivoriancocoa #living #politico (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who wants to live to 100 on a diet of lentil and broccoli slurry? Mostly rich men | Gaby Hinsliff
Instead of searching for the key to immortality, what if we tried to make people ’s lives better in the here and now?Shortly after waking, Bryan Johnson drinks a murky concoction involving olive oil, cocoa flavanols and something derived from algae. Breakfast will be a blended green slurry of lentils, broccoli and mushrooms, with lunch and dinner not much different.The 45-year-old American entrepreneur is religious about his sleep, follows a strict workout regime, monitors the performance of his vital organs using hospital-grade medical equipment, and suggests to his social – media followers that deviating from what he...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Gaby Hinsliff Tags: Ageing Health Science Society Source Type: news

Chef Jacques Torres Has Created The Haute Chocolate You Need To Try
The James Beard Foundation award-winning pastry chef extraordinaire has dropped a bomb just in time for the holiday season. His lineup of high-end hot chocolate bombes will remind you of the best cup of cocoa. They call him Mr. Chocolate Chef Torres has spent his career creating beautiful pastries…#jamesbeard #beardfoundation #foundationawardwinning #chocolate #hotchocolate #james #beard #chefextraordinaire #awardwinningpastry #pepinfoundation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open Veins of Africa Bleeding Heavily
By Ndongo Samba Sylla and Jomo Kwame SundaramDAKAR and KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 2022 (IPS) The ongoing plunder of Africa’s natural resources drained by capital flight is holding it back yet again. More African nations face protracted recessions amid mounting debt distress, rubbing salt into deep wounds from the past. With much less foreign exchange, tax revenue, and policy space to face external shocks, many African governments believe they have little choice but to spend less, or borrow more in foreign currencies. Ndongo Samba SyllaMost Africans are struggling to cope with food and energy crises, inflation, higher interest...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ndongo Samba Sylla and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Africa Climate Change Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Financial Crisis Food and Agriculture Headlines Health Inequality Labour Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Why We Buy Things We Don ’ t Need
Searching for an explanation for compulsive shopping, I recently ran across the story of a woman who couldn’t stop buying rabbits. Her husband told doctors that each day, she would visit the market and return home with yet another furry creature in a compulsive habit that appeared almost like an addiction. Then she would feel guilty about all the rabbits she had purchased. The reason this 70-year-old woman was suddenly buying so many rabbits? She had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, which scientists believe is caused by a lack of dopamine in some parts of the brain, and she had then been put on drugs to...
Source: TIME: Science - November 21, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Alana Semuels Tags: Uncategorized biztech2030 climate change Retail Sustainability TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Pesticide safety behavior among cocoa farmers in Nigeria: current trends and determinants - Oludoye OO, Siriwong W, Robson MG.
BACKGROUND: There is a strong link between pesticide exposure risk and farmers' safety behavior. However, there is a lack of understanding of farmers' safety behavior in pesticide use and the psychological factors that influence it, especially in Nigeria. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Trees Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change. But The World Isn ’t Doing Enough to Protect Forests
This article is part of a series on key topics in the climate crisis for time.com and CO2.com, a division of TIME that helps companies reduce their impact on the planet. For more information, go to co2.com (Source: TIME: Science)
Source: TIME: Science - October 18, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jennifer Fergesen Tags: Uncategorized climate change Evergreen Explainer healthscienceclimate Nature & Science Source Type: news

Daily multivitamin may improve cognition and possibly protect against decline
Could taking a daily multivitamin help maintain cognitive health with aging and possibly prevent cognitive decline? According to new research from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, conducted in collaboration with Brigham and Women ’s Hospital in Boston, taking a daily supplement may improve cognition in older adults, but additional studies are needed to confirm these findings before any health recommendations are made. The study also showed that daily use of a cocoa extract supplement does… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 14, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

From heart disease to dementia: Cocoa can slash the risk of 3 leading causes of death
Countless studies suggest that cocoa could help stave off three major diseases with gusto. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chocolate and Vitamins for the Brain and Heart: COSMOS Chocolate and Vitamins for the Brain and Heart: COSMOS
The world was waiting for the COSMOS data on cocoa extract and multivitamins to prevent cardiovascular disease or cognitive decline. We can afford to be honest: chocolate and vitamins don ' t do much.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Blog Source Type: news

Daily multivitamin may improve cognition in older adults
In a clinical trial, cocoa extract did not improve cognitive function in older adults, but a daily multivitamin did. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - October 4, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Black History Month: Black NHS workers going above and beyond
Alvina Ware UNISON member Alvina Ware (pictured above) is a clinical practice support worker at the Royal United Hospital (RUH) in Bath. Over the past two years, Alvina has transformed hair and skincare for Black patients at the hospital. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Alvina began to notice that elderly Black patients on her ward weren’t getting the skincare and haircare they needed – and set about to change that. She explained: “Culturally it’s so important for our hair and skin to be oiled. Skin is the biggest organ in the body, and usually when a Black elderly person is in hospital, their family will come and ta...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 3, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Black history month Black workers health workers Source Type: news

Ghana: Flavanol-Rich Cocoa Improves Exercise Capacity
[Ghanaian Times] From 01 September 2022 my regular posts on the health benefits of cocoa have been on consumption of polyphenol-rich cocoa on exercise capacity and muscle function. The Vice President, His Excellency, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia led thousands of Ghanaians at the Accra Sports Stadium for the maiden edition of the National Fitness Day on Saturday 10 September 2022 (https://www.gbcghanaonline.com/). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news