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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

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