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A research report from the University of Southern Carolina published in journal Cell Metabolism, suggests protein controls the growth hormone IGF-I, which has been linked to cancer and hence a high-protein diet during middle age could increase your risk of dying early. According to the researchers, meat and cheese lovers

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We all love oats on a chilly morning. Add sweet bananas and apples for a delicious twist.

Thanks to a balanced diet and daily four-mile runs Victoria Beckham is fit and fab at 39. In an interview with Allure magazine the Spice Girl-turned-fashion-powerhouse said she maintains her girlish figure by running on the treadmill at 6 am every morning and following a portion-controlled diet. While her rail-thin

Match your physical exercise for total wellbeing   Cardiovascular exercise for unwinding What activities can I try? Running, cycling, fast walking, stair-climbing. What does it do? Increases the heart rate and flow of oxygen to the muscles. How can it help me to unwind? When done consistently over a period

Comparing three different meal options for a South African family of four highlights what meal is the healthiest. If you think that healthy eating is more expensive than fast food, think again. A healthier meal can be more affordable as well as quick and easy if you plan in advance.

In June 2013, the American Medical Association formally recognised obesity as a disease itself (rather than a prediction of disease). Now a new joint study, out of the University of Minnesota and the University of Richmond has found that those who understood that they were not only overweight, but had a

A new study from Loma Linda University shows that there is an association between diet type and weight, with vegetarians having a lower body mass index than non-vegetarians. This study has shown that vegetarians may not only be more likely to outlive their meat- eating counterparts, they could have a

Bring a little fusion into your cooking with these recipes extracted from My little soho kitchen by Michelle Tchea Serves 4 1 can (375ml) sweetened condensed milk 1 can (375ml) evaporated milk 125ml milk 3 eggs Vanilla seeds from 1 pod Zest of 1 orange Caramel 160g castor sugar 1