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Health check: sitting versus standing

Alternating between sitting and standing at your desk may be healthier than sitting all day, studies show

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Artificial sweeteners trigger glucose intolerance, metabolic disease

Artificial sweeteners – promoted as aids to weight loss and diabetes prevention – may be contributing to the global epidemic of obesity and diabetes

19 September, 2014
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The New Nordic diet is a winner for weight loss

Volunteers following a healthy Nordic diet high levels of fish lost three times as much weight as others over just a six month period

9 September, 2014
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Spinach extract decreases cravings, aids weight loss

Bioactive substances in green foods like spinach can help fight cravings for fast food, and promote weight loss, say Swedish researchers.

4 September, 2014
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Stressed? Depressed? Stay away from high fat meals!

Eating a high fat meal when you are stressed – even if it contains ‘healthy’ fats – can significantly slow your metabolism down, say scientists

17 July, 2014
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Whey protein benefits for blood sugar and weight control

Studies show that whey protein, as part of the diet, can aid muscle growth and weight loss as well as help stabilise blood sugar control

10 July, 2014
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Sunshine in the morning keeps you trim

If you want to keep your weight down try exposing yourself to 30 minutes of bright light between the hours of 8 am and noon

4 April, 2014
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Agave – creating a safer sweetener?

Agave plants contain natural substances that could be used to produce a safe a low-calorie sweetener, say scientists

19 March, 2014
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Why mood dictates your food choices

A bad mood can mean we forget to think about the longer-term consequences of our food choices

26 February, 2014
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A berry good way to lose weight?

Lingonberries, a popular berry in the Nordic diet, could help control weight as well as lower blood sugar levels and cholesterol

29 January, 2014
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Colder weather could be a dieter’s best friend

Turning down the heat just a bit when indoors could help you manage your weight better

27 January, 2014
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