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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

Tea and grape compounds could help burn fat

New evidence suggests that antioxidant polyphenols from grapes and green tea could help the body burn fat more efficiently.

12 July, 2016

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