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December 2013

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Tick-tock…how your body clock influences your weight

Studies reveal new links between our internal ‘clock’ and the way the body uses nutrients and calories throughout the day

31 December, 2013
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Eating more tomatoes could lower breast cancer risk

A tomato-rich diet may provide more protection against breast cancer in at-risk postmenopausal women than soya

31 December, 2013
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Gum-chewing linked to migraines in kids

Chewing gum may seem like a harmless habit but new research shows it can trigger headaches in children and adolescents.

31 December, 2013
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Study reveals the anti-cancer properties of spices

A new study has found that pungent spices like pepper and ginger can protect against DNA damage and the spread of cancer cells

30 December, 2013

An apple a day… could save your life

Apples contain important nutrients and beneficial fibre that help prevent heart disease as effectively – and more safely – than statin drugs

20 December, 2013
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Ear acupuncture could help aid weight loss

Continuous stimulation of ear acupuncture points could be a particularly good way to tackle abdominal fat, say Korean researchers

19 December, 2013
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EU authority: neonic pesticides harm children’s brains

Exposure to two neonicotinoid insecticides – acetamiprid and imidacloprid – most commonly associated with bee deaths, can also harm children

18 December, 2013
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Proof that omega-3 supplements can reach the brain

Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids, reach the brain, say scientists and could help slow the progression of dementia

17 December, 2013
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Personal care products expose babies to harmful chemicals

Children can be exposed to significantly more toxic chemicals through personal care products than adults can

16 December, 2013
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Organic milk contains more healthy fats than conventional milk

Organic milk , from grass-fed cows, contains a healthier balance of essential fatty acids and more protein than conventional milk, according to new research

12 December, 2013