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Finland’s obesity rates growing faster in the cities than countryside

Obesity rates among Finland's city dwellers is growing faster than among people who live in the countryside. It's a pattern that bucks global trends, where...

Supermarket chain encourages Finns to eat more domestic fish

One of Finland's biggest supermarket chains S-Group is launching a new campaign aimed at getting shoppers to eat more locally caught fish. The supermarkets are...

Alko announces big sales drop – but not as much as...

Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko has announced some big falls in sales of beer and long drink. In their new annual report, released today, Alko...

Finland’s first vegan burger chain is changing the menu for meat-free...

Finland's first ever vegan burger chain launched today in Helsinki with three locations. Bun2Bun has been open since spring this year cooking traditional meat patties,...

Study: regular sauna reduces heart attack deaths for men and women

New research published today shows for the first time that regular sauna sessions have health benefits for both men and women. The study, by scientists...

More meat, more veggies, more special diets: here’s what Finland is...

Are you a meat lover? Have you eaten meatballs, steak or sausages today? A new study finds that Finns eat an average of 520g of...

End of summer cycling as ride share bikes head into storage

The popular city cycle service in Helsinki and Espoo is coming to an end for the season, as the distinctive yellow bikes are collected...

VIDEO: Finland’s first sleep class

If it's tough to go back to work on Mondays, especially with winter fast approaching, then a brand new class might be just what...

Helsinki Drops Off ‘Most Liveable Cities’ Top 10

Helsinki has dropped off The Economist Intelligence Unit's list of the world's most liveable cities. The Finnish capital had been in the top 10 since...