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Artificial sweeteners – no clear evidence of benefit

There is no compelling evidence to indicate important health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners, and potential harms cannot be ruled out.

18 January, 2019

Cinnamon enhances fat metabolism

New research shows that active substances in cinnamon can help boost the body’s natural fat metabolising mechanisms.

28 November, 2017

Foods that help you lose weight identified

UK scientists have identified key brain cells which control our appetite – and the foods that help them do their job.

3 October, 2017

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