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Low fat chocolate more hype than help?

Scientists have shown that bombarding chocolate with electricity can lead to a reduction of fat content in the finished bar – but is fat really the problem with chocolate?

21 June, 2016

Add pea fibre to aid weight loss

Consuming yellow pea fibre daily may help reduce body fat and energy intake in overweight and obese adults, according to a new study.

21 March, 2016

Apples, pears and berries can keep you in the trim

A study into antioxidant consumption has found that anthocyanins, found in richly coloured fruits, can aid weight management.

9 February, 2016

High protein breakfast means kids eat less at lunch

Giving kids a healthy high protein breakfast can mean they eat fewer calories at lunchtime – potentially helping kids keep excess weight off

4 February, 2016

Regular bedtimes help lower diabetes risk

Women who get less sleep and have more irregular bedtimes across weekdays and weekends are at higher risk of diabetes and metabolic disease.

2 February, 2016

Plasticisers in food trigger weight gain

German scientists have shown that phthalates migrating from packaging to fatty foods act like ‘chemical calories’ and can cause significant weight gain.

19 January, 2016

Glass of water before meals aids weight loss

Forget fad diets. The simple act of drinking water half an hour before your meals has been shown to significantly aid weight loss.

5 January, 2016

Fish oil helps the body burn fat

Japanese scientists have found that supplementing with fish oil could help our bodies burn fat more efficiently

21 December, 2015

Chewing slower helps kids keep the weight off

It’s simple, inexpensive, doesn’t require taking any medications and, according to a new study, can help in the fight against childhood obesity.

18 December, 2015

Diet soda drinkers eat more high calorie foods

New research shows that diet soda drinkers compensate by regularly including more high calorie foods in their daily diets

14 September, 2015