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Diet change lifts prostate cancer survival

Diet change lifts prostate cancer survival

A diet change can boosts survival rates in men with prostate cancer, a US study says.
The 5:2 Diet

The 5:2 Diet

‘Fasting’ diets are the latest weight-loss weapons. Here, we look at the science behind the 5:2 diet
Ten of the healthiest snacks you can eat

Ten of the healthiest snacks you can eat

Dominate your health by keeping a stash of healthy and delicious ingredients on hand to make great snacks that will tide you over between meals.
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Eating comfort foods can aid weight loss

Eating comfort foods can aid weight loss

You don't have to sacrifice favourite foods entirely if you want to be successful with yout health and weight goals - but you must be sensible.
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Diet mistakes the experts wish you wouldn’t make

Diet mistakes the experts wish you wouldn’t make

Ever tried to lose weight and wondered why you didn’t succeed? Here, top weight-loss specialists provide some surprising insights.
Serving size is a head game

Serving size is a head game

The body turns surplus food into fat but unfortunately learning not to overeat involves more than willpower, many reasons can influence portion control.
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Breakfast on the go

Breakfast on the go

Question: "I work full-time and don’t have enough time in the morning to make a decent breakfast. What food could I eat in the morning that would be quick,...
Butter or margarine?

Butter or margarine?

Question: "I was wondering why nutritionists and doctors claim that margarine is a healthy fat because I’ve heard that margarine is full of trans-fats, which...
Low-cholesterol food swaps

Low-cholesterol food swaps

If you suffer from high cholesterol, here's how to reduce your cholesterol levels by making better food choices.
Sugar-free snacks for kids

Sugar-free snacks for kids

Question: "I have three school-aged children, and I find it hard to give them a healthy diet without lots of sugary snacks and drinks. What would you suggest...
Which cooking oils are healthiest?

Which cooking oils are healthiest?

Oils ain't oils. Don't know your flaxseed from your rice bran? Read on. We pressed the experts for the insider info on cooking oils.
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Break that fast for good health

Break that fast for good health

From bacon and mushroom muffins to a fruit smoothie, there are plenty of tasty ways to start your day, yet many of us are still skipping breakfast.
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The biggest mistakes healthy people make

The biggest mistakes healthy people make

So you go to the gym, drink low calorie drinks and eat low fat meals. You’re healthy right? Not necessarily.
The top five detox myths

The top five detox myths

Feeling flat from an exhausting 2012 or had a little too much Christmas cheer? Many of us resolve to detox in the new year to compensate for the festive season...
How to keep from party pig-outs

How to keep from party pig-outs

With the silly season in full swing, here are some tips to help those looking after their weight from gaining kilos during the summer holiday period.
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How to really read a food label

How to really read a food label

Women who read food labels are 4kg lighter than those that don’t, found a study published in the journal Agricultural Economics.
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What are the benefits of weight loss?

What are the benefits of weight loss?

Question: After years of being overweight, I recently decided to shed some kilos. I find motivation drops after a while and need a reminder of the benefits I...
Healthy late-night snacks

Healthy late-night snacks

Question: I’m a bit of night owl and I can’t resist snacking late at night on biscuits and cookies. What are some healthy alternatives for late-night eating...
What are the health benefits of skim milk?

What are the health benefits of skim milk?

Question:Is there really much of a health benefit in drinking skim or low fat milk over full-cream milk? I’m not crazy about the taste but I’m willing to give...
Restock your kitchen with healthy food

Restock your kitchen with healthy food

Start some good habits this summer by clearing the pantry and fridge with unhealthy processed foods and snacks.

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