Losing your passport abroad can be scary — here are 4 steps you should take immediately

Robert F. Balazik/Shutterstock Losing your passport when you’re traveling can quickly turn into a real-life nightmare. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to swiftly handle an unexpected obstacle while avoiding major interruption to your original itinerary and travel plans. Here’s what to do if your passport is lost or stolen while you’re abroad. […]

Latin American presidents should serve their people, not US interests – Bolivia's Evo Morales to RT

The US has switched from military coups and now effects regime changes through courts and parliaments, to deal with dissident Latin American leaders and claim their countries’ oil, Bolivian President Evo Morales has told RT. “There are some serious problems in Latin America. In Argentina, Brazil and Ecuador, the presidents, who used to be the […]

Flu: Can vitamin C supplements prevent you getting the virus or should you get the jab?

Flu symptoms can be similar to those of the common cold. A sudden fever, a dry, chesty cough, a sore throat and a headache are all signs of the flu. Likewise, common cold symptoms are listed as a sore throat, coughs and a raised temperature. Vitamin C has been associated in the past with helping […]

We’re learning more about which carbs you should never cut from your diet

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Several new studies suggest that people who eat a moderate amount of carbohydrates live longer than people on both low-carb and high-carb diets.  That doesn’t mean you should gorge on white bread and cake. Instead, researchers are discovering that people who eat more plant-based foods of all kinds, including carbs, have some […]

16 condiments from around the world that you should try

Sam Howzit/Flickr Condiments don’t always get the credit they deserve for adding flavor to a meal. Whether they’re sweet, sour, salty, or spicy (or umami, as the case may be), jams, pastes, and other scrumptious accompaniments deserve kudos for enlivening entrées and sides alike. Here are 15 condiments from around the world, from Georgian plum […]

How to live longer – how many leafy green vegetables should you eat every week?

Eating a healthy, balanced diet – which includes at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day – could lower the risk of an early death, according to the NHS. It’s also crucial to do plenty of exercise. All UK adults should aim for at least 150 minutes of exercise every week. Making some small […]