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Weight loss benefits from green tea

Analysis of several studies into supplementing with the green tea polyphenol EGCG shows that it can aid weight management even at relatively low daily doses.

3 January, 2017

Add pulses to help take away the pounds

Meals based on legumes such as beans and peas are more satiating than meat-based meals, according to a recent study.

12 December, 2016

Saturated fats can actually protect the heart

If you want to protect your heart you don’t have to avoid saturated fats – but you do need to avoid highly processed fats and carbohydrates.

8 December, 2016

For better nutrition, focus on food synergies

Paying attention to ‘food synergy’ – how foods work together to boost nutrition – could hold the key to fighting malnutrition globally.

6 December, 2016

Free range and organic eggs have more vitamin D

Eggs that come from hens who are allowed to wander outdoors contain 42% more vitamin D than those from birds kept in sheds or cages.

6 December, 2016

Billberries, crabapples could help cut cholesterol

Two recent studies have shown that both bilberries and crabapples – fruits normally associated with foraging – have properties that can help the body maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

2 December, 2016

Tomato extract betters aspirin’s blood thinning effect

A proprietary tomato extract has been shown to thin blood – but less severely than aspirin and without typical worrying side-effects.

28 November, 2016

Hurrah! Chocolate eaters may have better brains

A little of what you fancy does do you good! A 30-year study is one of the first to link regular chocolate consumption over the long-term with better brain performance.

28 November, 2016

Green tea reduces cholesterol levels in women

New research from the US suggests that the antioxidants in green tea – notably epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) – could help women maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

21 November, 2016

Glyphosate contamination found in popular US foods

Laboratory tests have revealed alarmingly high levels of the herbicide glyphosate in a wide range of best-selling foods across the US.

15 November, 2016