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Global urbanization has occurred at an eye-watering rate over the past 60 years or so with some estimating that within just a few decades more than 65% of the planet’s population will call a city home.
With these dramatic shifts come significant challenges for public health linked to contamination of air, water and soil, traffic congestion and noise pollution and poor housing conditions, all of which can be made worse by unsustainable levels of urban development.
The World Health Organization will celebrate its birthday on April 7th — World Health Day. But this year, not with cake. The traditional birthday cake will be replaced by healthier options, like fruit, and a call to action to tackle diabetes.
Diabetes ─ long perceived as a disease of the affluent ─ is on the rise everywhere and is now most common in developing countries. Its impact is felt by individuals, families, communities and national economies, yet much of its burden is avoidable.
Recent studies have found safety issues with all three forms in which the Holi colors are produced: pastes, dry colours and water colours. The various ingredients found in synthetic colours like lead oxide (black), mercury sulphide (red), aluminium bromide (silver), copper sulphate (green), Prussian blue have been known to cause various health problems ranging from dermatitis (skin becoming red and blotchy), eye allergies, skin problems and even temporary blindness.
Watermelons are the perfect snack to cool off on a hot summer day but they can also help cleanse our bodies and assist in weight-loss. Watermelons are about 91% water and contain only 6% sugar. They also have some essential nutrients to offer: vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamins B1 and B6, lycopene (an antioxidant), potassium and magnesium. Concerning calories, watermelons don’t deliver much of that as 100 grams of watermelon translates into approximately 30 calories.