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2008-08-20 18:00:17

By Gary Marks A PSYCHOLOGIST who is a world expert in the treatment of mental health through nutrition has joined a leading clinic in Birmingham. Prof Patrick Holford, who appears regularly on radio and television as a nutrition expert, has become a partner in Northfield- based Tri Health. Stelios Kiosses, founder Trihealth Consultants Ltd, is one of the most successful exponents of human development and stress management. He said: "We are privileged to have the services of a...

2008-07-28 12:00:24

By Sophie Morris Chinese food has a bad reputation in the UK. The rice-heavy meals and fatty meat dishes are thought to lead straight to obesity and heart disease. But properly prepared, says Chinese food expert Lorraine Clissold, the very opposite is true: the Chinese way of eating is healthy and fulfilling, fights illness and prolongs life. She also insists, in her book Why the Chinese Don't Count Calories, that a real Chinese diet won't make you fat, and that the rising levels of...

2008-07-22 00:00:15

By Sophie Morris Forget fatty takeaways. The real Chinese diet is so healthy it could solve the West's obesity crisis. Sophie Morris explains how it works - and nutritionists give their verdict Chinese food has a bad reputation in the UK. The rice-heavy meals and fatty meat dishes are thought to lead straight to obesity and heart disease. But properly prepared, says Chinese food expert Lorraine Clissold, the very opposite is true: the Chinese way of eating is healthy and fulfilling,...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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