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Woman devastated after being left at the altar by partner of 10 years

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>A bride who was left at the altar has revealed how her partner of 10 years said he was running late in an Uber and then failed to show up to the wedding.</p> <p>Sasha Aristide, 29, said she has been left "in shock" after her partner Kevin Hyppolite, 30, bailed on their big day before they were meant to be married in front of 125 guests.</p> <p>She spoke to <a rel="noopener" href="" target="_blank" class="editor-rtflink"><em>Real Fix</em></a> about the experience.</p> <p>“I had no clue whatsoever that he was not planning to show up or having cold feet," she explained.</p> <p>“I spoke to him the night before, he literally said, “I love you I can’t wait to marry you.”</p> <p>“We were talking the whole day. I realised at 2.30 pm and at that point I didn’t have any emotions. I was so numb and in shock.</p> <p>“I felt like I was in a trance.”</p> <p>The pair began planning the wedding after Kevin proposed in December 2017, but he got cold feet.</p> <p>Sasha has the gift of hindsight, as she realised something wasn't right after an odd call from her florist.</p> <p>“My florist called me and told me that the venue had not allowed her in to set up the flowers,” she explained.</p> <p>“I called Kevin and he told me he was running late.</p> <p>“I didn’t worry because the ceremony wasn’t until 5pm, with a drinks reception before.</p> <p>“But then at 1.30pm, one of my bridesmaids told me that her brother had called the venue asking for the address and he had been told that there was no wedding scheduled for today.</p> <p>“Alarm bells went off in my head.”</p> <p>It was only after guests started arriving that Sasha was informed that the venue had not received the full payment for the wedding.</p> <p>Despite her and her family's best efforts to track down Kevin, he couldn't be found and said his Uber was delayed.</p> <p>“To the last minute, he said he was coming, he told me he was on his way.</p> <p>“He kept lying the whole time.”</p> <p>A couple of weeks after the wedding, Sasha revealed that Kevin had reached out to her.</p> <p>“I had no intentions of getting back with him.</p> <p>“Anyone who would do that to you definitely does not love you or care about you.</p> <p>“I cut off all connections with him.”</p> <p>Kevin admitted that he didn't show up to the wedding, but said "something personal" had happened which prevented him from attending.</p> <p>“It wasn’t intentional, it wasn’t planned, it just happened that way.”</p> <p>Sasha is now focusing on adjusting to life as a single woman and wants to start a family in the future.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Health ratings fail: Research reveals food star ratings are deceptive

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Research has revealed some of Australia’s favourite cereals are not as good for us as they are made out to be. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Australian not for profit consumer organisation, CHOICE says when the added sugar in food is properly accounted for, Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain and Nestle’s Milo cereal lose 2.5 of their four heath rating stars. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The consumer advocacy group is pushing for an overall of Australia’s health star rating systems for food and says customers don’t get the full picture when it comes to added sugar. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The health star rating system was introduced as a way to give consumers the ability to compare similar products and make a healthier choice more easily. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">However CHOICE believes the system must be changed so products with added sugar can be penalised as it has been revealed Australia’s top-selling breakfast cereals can lose up to four stars when the added sugar is considered. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Right now, the health star rating algorithm treats all sugars the same,” CHOICE food expert Linda Przhedetsky told </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">7 News.</span></a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“It doesn't distinguish between extra sugar that's added to foods like breakfast cereals and naturally occurring sugars in dairy or fruits.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“We're calling for health ministers to introduce added sugar labelling on all packaged foods and to ensure that added sugar is more heavily penalised.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The advocacy group has called for the health stars system to become a requirement for all foods and drinks as well as a guarantee that industries are not influencing the policies around food labelling. </span></p>


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