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UK Wind Farm Prospects Take a Turn for the Worse

The UK government’s ambitious target to reach 20% renewable energy generation across all energy souces, by 2020 looks a lot less likely to be achieved this year, from a large contribution from land based wind farms, than it did 6 months ago. When we first posted this in November 2010, the coalition government had just […]

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Tramontina dutch ovens

Tramontina Dutch Oven Review

Tramontina is a brand of Dutch Ovens which is low cost and we understand is made in China. Dutch ovens suggests a large household appliance, but in reality these are simply well-made cooking pots with tight fitting lids. They are perfect for slow cooking roasts and casseroles, and have a large following in the cooks […]

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Adipose tissue in obesity

Adipose Tissue in Obesity Raises Heart Death Risk

New research results published in the journal Heart shows that obesity itself increases the risk of heart disease, regardless of whether or not other risk factors are present. Adipose tissue is the fatty tissue we all build up as we gain weight, and it is this tissue itself which releases inflammatory substances into the body.

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