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Juice fast helps promote weight loss

New evidence shows that fruit and vegetable juices contain a variety of beneficial substances that can feed good bacteria in the gut which are associated with healthy metabolism.

20 June, 2017

Ditch late-night snacking to control weight

New evidence suggests that late-night snacking can increase weight, insulin and cholesterol levels, and negatively affect fat metabolism, and hormone balance.

12 June, 2017

Is alternate-day fasting more effective for weight loss?

Contrary to expectations, an alternate-day fasting diet may not be any better than daily calorie-restriction for weight loss or lowering the risk factors for heart disease.

8 May, 2017

Grape seed extract could calm gut inflammation

Proanthocyanidin-rich grape seed extract may help protect the gut from the damaging effects of a high-fat/high-carbohydrate Western diet, according to new research.

28 April, 2017

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

Rutin shows promise for metabolism, weight loss

Supplementing with rutin, an antioxidant bioflavonoid found naturally in many plant foods, may help speed up metabolism and assist with weight loss.

8 November, 2016

Ashwagandha supplement assists weight loss

‘Emotional eaters’ who took 600mg of this traditional herb daily had fewer food cravings and experienced significant weight loss over a relatively short period of time.

13 September, 2016

Is there a link between light exposure and kids’ weight?

The wrong kind of light at the wrong times of day could be fuelling the obesity crisis among young children, say Australian scientists.

31 August, 2016

Citrus fruits could help prevent obesity-related diseases

In obese individuals citrus flavanones could significantly reduce the free radical damage that can increase the risk of heart disease, liver disease and diabetes.

23 August, 2016