Links roundup: August 1

Some of my favourite stories around the web this week:From BBC News, how emotional pain turns into physical pain.From Daily Tomorrow, do you know what you're putting on your face?From the New York Times, is the link between mayonnaise and food poisoning a myth?From Grist Magazine, how to green your funeral.From Mental Health Notes, 5 […]

Some of my favourite stories around the web this week:

From BBC News, how emotional pain turns into physical pain.

From Daily Tomorrow, do you know what you’re putting on your face?

From the New York Times, is the link between mayonnaise and food poisoning a myth?

From Grist Magazine, how to green your funeral.

From Mental Health Notes, 5 questions to ask your doctor about prescription medication.

From Science Daily, toxic chemicals have been found in common scented laundry products and air fresheners.

And from Lisa’s Vegetarian Kitchen, Chickpea Flour Pancakes with Crushed Peas, Ginger, Chilies and Cilantro.

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

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Diabetes (Type 1)

Refinements in the care of this serious, lifelong disease have improved’from the development of new forms of medication to pumps that continuously deliver insulin to the blood. Although it is a complex condition, managing diabetes is easier now than ever before.

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4 new tricks to get and stay slim

There’s emerging evidence that your brain and even household chemicals can play a major role in weight gain. Here’s how the latest weight-loss science is making it easier

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Healthy homemade food gifts

Need a healthy, unique gift idea for everyone on your list? Registered dietitian Sue Mah shares her favourite healthy homemade gift ideas