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Mixed carotenoids could help tackle obesity in kids

Supplementing with a mixture of carotenoids and vitamin E could help overweight children manage their weight more effectively.

16 August, 2017

Baobab – the newest secret to weight loss?

Adding just 15g of baobab powder to a morning smoothie could help you stay fuller for longer, helping you to manage your appetite and weight more easily.

7 August, 2017

What’s behind the house dust link to obesity?

A pioneering study from the US has shown that hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in house dust can trigger fat cells to accumulate more fat.

17 July, 2017

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