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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

Junk foods disrupt deep restorative sleep

The finding that diet can influence sleep has big health implications, not just for insomnia but for diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disease, say scientists.

8 February, 2016

How antiperspirants alter skin biology

US scientists discover that using a deodorant or anti-perspirant rearranges the natural balance of microbes – both good and bad – of your skin.

4 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

Eat more leafy greens to reduce glaucoma risk

New evidence shows that higher consumption of dietary nitrates via green leafy vegetables could lower the risk of developing glaucoma by 20-30%.

2 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

Mixed emotions – indecisiveness or emotional depth?

Mixed emotions, which are better tolerated in some cultures than in others, may be a way of helping us function better in groups and see both sides of an issue.

28 January, 2016

Daily aged garlic helps keep arteries clear

US researchers show that supplementing with aged garlic can help slow the progression of atherosclerosis and reverse the early stages of heart disease.

26 January, 2016

A ‘green’ view helps students concentrate

Giving students a classroom with a view of green spaces, can lower stress levels and significantly boost their academic performance, say researchers

25 January, 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