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Nutrition

Nuts good for fighting obesity and diabetes

Special amino acids in nuts reduce obesity and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, shows new research which can lead to dietary pills.

The chocolate that won’t make you fat

By adding linseed and chilli to dark chocolate, researchers can raise your metabolism so you can eat chocolate without putting on weight.

We buy healthier food than in previous generations

Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions. But although we are getting larger and heavier, our diet has become healthier over the last 100 years.

The toxin that steals sons

Environmental toxins can cause fewer male children to be born in Arctic populations.

Your face reveals what you are eating

New research links facial expressions to the taste of what we eat. In the future it will be difficult to conceal what we actually think food tastes like.