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Breaking down the science around grazing vs fasting

grazing vs fasting

For years we have been told that weight loss is simply about calories in vs calories out and eating more frequent meals. Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, Fiona Kane believes this has driven more obesity, more eating disorders and messed up many people’s relationship to food and their bodies.

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Pop on the kettle to prevent diseases

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There is now even more reason to enjoy a cup of tea with a new review of existing research showing the humble cuppa can help prevent diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.

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Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain, study shows

artificial sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal.

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Mediterranean diet may cut dementia risk

Mediterranean Diet

A Mediterranean-style diet rich in oily fish, fresh vegetables and nuts could help cut the risk of dementia, study reveals.

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Why you should eat a plant-based diet, but that doesn’t mean being a vegetarian

vegetarian food

Plant-based diets are often shown to be good for health. Yet Australians eat a lot of meat and are sometimes reluctant to completely cut meat from their diet. So it’s important to know that eating a plant-based diet doesn’t have to mean becoming a vegetarian. Plant-based diets are high in vegetables, wholegrain bread and cereals,

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Beware the nutrition expert

When it comes to food and health, we are all our own experts on eating. This is as it should be. Being an expert on one’s own eating preferences though does not make one a nutrition expert writes Tim Crowe.

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Top 7 anti-ageing foods that can make your skin beautiful

anti-ageing

Everyone wants to look young and beautiful, but due to ageing and various environmental reasons our skin starts developing signs of ageing. By eating the right and natural food items, you can fight the signs of ageing writes Dr Peter Dobie.

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Drink coffee, live longer, international study suggests

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Coffee lovers have been given another reason to have another cup with two new international research studies finding the world’s most popular beverage may well prolong life.

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What your poo says about you

poo

Our bodies are pretty clued on to letting use know how it’s feeling and functioning, but you could potentially be flushing all the evidence away. Turn and take a look as your faecal matters says a lot about your health.

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Hot chocolate: a tasty brain booster

brain booster

A new study, published in the high profile journal Hypertension, has given a tantalising hint into how cocoa, found in drinks like hot chocolate, may protect against cognitive decline, writes Dr Tim Crowe.

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