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Sugary drinks increase stroke risk: studySugary drinks increase stroke risk: studyDrinking two glasses of cordial or soft drink a day could increases your risk of stroke by 20 percent, according to Swedish researchers. It's official: The world's best margherita pizza is made in MelbourneIt's official: The world's best margherita pizza is made in MelbourneForget flying to Italy for a perfect margherita pizza – you just need to get to Brunswick, north of Melbourne, for a slice of the world's greatest cheesy goodness. High saturated fat diet increases breast cancer risk: studyHigh saturated fat diet increases breast cancer risk: studyWomen who eat a lot of animal fat and high-fat takeaways are more likely to get breast cancer, according to a study. Eating junk food makes you lazy: studyEating junk food makes you lazy: studyOverweight people are often stigmatised for being "lazy" but now researchers believe it's the food they eat that leads to their lethargy, not their innate biology. Nutritionists warn of dangers of juice fasting following Peaches Geldof's deathNutritionists warn of dangers of juice fasting following Peaches Geldof's deathMystery continues to surround the death of Peaches Geldof, UK TV presenter and daughter of campaigning rocker Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates. Beans, lentils and chickpeas help the heartBeans, lentils and chickpeas help the heartWe all know the children's rhyme "baked beans good for the heart…" and now there is research to back it up. Low fat foods contain 20 percent more sugarLow fat foods contain 20 percent more sugarYou might buy "low fat" or "light" foods to be healthier, but they contain 20 percent more sugar than their full fat counterparts, according to a UK study. Vegetarians 'less healthy' than meat eaters: researchersVegetarians 'less healthy' than meat eaters: researchersWe're used to reading that vegetarians tend to be healthier than meat eaters, but a controversial new Austrian study suggests the opposite. Reducing calories could help you live longerReducing calories could help you live longerFollowing a restricted calorie diet could help you live longer, according to researchers who have been studying rhesus monkeys for 25 years. Paleo diet twice as effective for weight loss: studyPaleo diet twice as effective for weight loss: studyIf you want to lose weight, following the "caveman" diet is more effective than other diets, according to a study. Pete Evans' recipe for a health revolutionPete Evans' recipe for a health revolutionPete Evans is a man on a mission. He wants people to eat good-tasting paleo food, feel healthier and tell their friends. Diet soft drinks linked to heart disease: StudyDiet soft drinks linked to heart disease: StudyWe're always being told to cut down on sugar, so going for a diet soft drink can seem like a good way to reduce calories. Eating carrots could reduce men's prostate cancer risk: studyEating carrots could reduce men's prostate cancer risk: studyAdding carrots to three meals a week could help men drop their risk of developing a prostate tumour by 18 percent, according to Chinese scientists. Researchers compare every mainstream diet for health outcomesResearchers compare every mainstream diet for health outcomesWe all know that diet is extremely important to our health but with so much conflicting advice it's hard to know which diet will give the best results. Scientists work out why dark chocolate is good for the heartScientists work out why dark chocolate is good for the heartFor years we've been told to swap milk chocolate for small amounts of its darker cousin to benefit our heart, and now US scientists believe they have discovered how it works in the gut. Avoiding saturated fats won't combat heart disease: studyAvoiding saturated fats won't combat heart disease: studyThe message from doctors has long been to swap animal fats, such as butter, for so-called healthier non-animal fats, such as sunflower and olive oils, to reduce the risk of heart disease. Drinking water won't aid weight loss: expertDrinking water won't aid weight loss: expertWe're always hearing we should drink more water to improve our health, but a US nutrition academic is warning it won't help you lose weight. Scientists confirm five-second ruleScientists confirm five-second ruleYou don't need to be afraid to pick certain foods up off the floor, as long as you do it quickly. Cut sugar to five percent of daily calories: World Health OrganisationCut sugar to five percent of daily calories: World Health OrganisationThe World Health Organisation has changed recommendations to suggest we cut sugar to just five percent of daily calories.
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