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Day: September 5, 2019

What happens if you eat too much protein?
Featured, Life Style

What happens if you eat too much protein?

    The elevation of protein’s status on your plate could teach a reality star a thing or two about social climbing. Hailed for its bulking prowess and ability to fill you up, it’s lacing powders, balls and bars, and being stuffed into everything from bagels to cheese. Convenient? Sure. But can you eat too much protein? Dietitian Laura Tilt unwraps the high-protein movement. Can you eat too much protein? Yes and no. Protein is essential to your health, since the amino acids that form protein provide the raw materials your body uses to make and repair tissues, muscles, hormones and enzymes. What has perhaps been over-egged is the amount you need. That’s before adding the smaller quantities of protein naturally present in veggies, grains and seeds. So, what happen...
Second attempt to trigger a snap election
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Second attempt to trigger a snap election

    The government is to make a second attempt to secure an early general election, after Boris Johnson's first bid to trigger a 15 October poll was humiliatingly rejected by MPs. Leader of the Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg told MPs that an election motion will be put forward in the House of Commons on Monday next week. And Downing Street made clear that the prime minister will again seek a poll ahead of the crunch EU summit on 17 October, to allow the new PM to go to Brussels with a clear mandate from voters to negotiate Brexit. Mr Johnson hopes to place maximum pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to agree to a snap election. Labour's support is needed because the Fixed Term Parliaments Act requires a two-thirds majority in the Commons to authorise an early poll. The Labour leader h...
PM’s brother quits as a Tory MP
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PM’s brother quits as a Tory MP

    Boris Johnson’s brother has dramatically quit the government and parliament in an apparent protest at his leadership. Jo Johnson, a higher education minister, said it was impossible to reconcile “family loyalty and the national interest”, adding: “It’s an unresolvable tension & time for others to take on my roles as MP & minister #overandout “ It is only six weeks since the younger Johnson faced fierce criticism for returning to serve his brother – despite resigning for the first time late last year, to campaign for a Final Say referendum on Brexit. It leaves the prime minister with the painful task of trying to explain why even his own sibling has lost faith in his handling of the Brexit crisis, as the criticism of Tory MPs grows. In a bombshell tweet, Jo...