The timing of meals plays a more significant factor influencing weight loss rather than the actual size of the meal. This is according to a study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital. “This is the first large-scale prospective study to demonstrate that the timing of meals predicts weight-loss
Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found that overweight and obese adults who drink diet drinks tend to take in more food calories than their counterparts who drink full sugar sodas. The study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, looked at information from
In an interview with Body + Soul, 41 year-old Cameron Diaz talks about her journey to embracing a super-healthy lifestyle that she believes helps her look better today than she did 15 years ago. “I actually prefer the way I look now to how I looked [in 2000, while filming
You're pushing your trolley down the supermarket aisle, and you're faced with a variety of choices and perplexing food labels now claiming to be enriched, fortified, and functional. What is the fuss with this new smart food? Does it hold any merit, or is it little more than a marketing ploy?
Understanding the jargon
There are effectively three sub-genres of smart food currently available on our supermarket shelves, namely enriched, fortified, and functional foods.
Using beer to marinate your meats before grilling can actually help reduce your risk of cancer, a new study has found. The researchers found that by applying antioxidants to the meat before cooking, they could stop the formation of PAHs and free radicals in the intense heat. Beer is rich
New research, led by Dr. Luke Clark from the University of Cambridge and published this week in the journal PNAS reveals that brain damage affecting the area of the brain that plays a key role in emotions – the insula, disrupts errors of thinking linked to gambling addiction. This suggests
When you're stressed out, chances are your diet takes a plunge for the worse. Stress affects your body in various ways, and by eating badly you could be doing yourself more harm than you realise.
“When you get stressed, your brain releases a substance called corticotrophinreleasing hormone, which in turn releases a series of hormonal responses,” explains registered dietician Christine Stent Pinha. Adrenalin and cortisol are the main hormones that are released during periods of stress.
We are proud to introduce you to our final 13 candidates that have been chosen by our expert panel participate in this year’s Well Up Challenge in conjunction with Nestle and Longevity magazine. These candidates are excited and dedicated to transform their lives during this 9-month long challenge that kicked
Feeling that post Christmas jelly belly? Don’t be tempted to join these fad diets. The British Dietetic Association (BDA) shares its annual top 5 worst celebrity diets: Breatharian diet: Individuals who follow the Breatharian Diet can believe that they do not need to eat food or drink any liquids because