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The French Paradox

Could it be true that French women don't get fat? Is there any research to support such an assertion?

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Big Breakfast Or No Breakfast?

Eating no breakfast is almost as bad as chowing down on bacon and eggs, when it comes to putting on weight - believe it or not. So what is the best bet for breakfast?

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Home Eating Helps

Increasing how often you eat, and ensuring you consume breakfast, appears to help people avoid gaining excess weight - and may even help prevent obesity.

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Eat Out & Stay Healthy

Eating out ain't what it used to be. Once it meant sitting down and dining at a restaurant to celebrate special occasions. Now eating out encompasses all meals for all reasons.

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Obesity Fight For The Whole Family

Cooperation between parents and children may be the key to preventing young people from becoming overweight and obese.

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Keep Watch For Sneaky Calories

It's the foods that we eat when the real focus of the occasion is elsewhere that often pack the biggest punch when it comes to tallying the kilojoules (calories). Finger foods and the alcoholic drinks you hold with the other hand can be very sneaky.

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Stop Smoking & Gain Health, Not Weight

Giving up smoking is often associated with weight gain - and this can discourage some people from quitting. Scientists are investigating how we can lose the cigarettes, without gaining weight.

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Obesity Link To Birth Defects

Could being obese increase the risk of birth defects?

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Smaller Serves: Help Needed

Even when you understand that ballooning food serving sizes are linked with the obesity epidemic, having someone tell you to "eat less" does not elicit change.

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Bigger Feeds, Bigger Bellies

It's happening in homes, restaurants and fast-food joints ... more food is sneaking on to our plates and into our bodies. Over the last 20 years, an American study tells us, our food portion sizes have increased.

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Avoid Obesity, Reduce Stroke Risk

Scientists have found an association between an increased ‘body mass index' and the risk of stroke in men.

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More Food, More Fat

A study has shown that we often eat too much and don't judge the size of our servings well. The larger the serving consumed, the more energy we receive. And if we don't burn that energy, we get fatter.

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Home Exercise Helps Obese Children

A home-based program that addresses obesity in children could replace hospital-based exercise regimes, Australian research has revealed.

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Hidden Dangers Of Snack Attacks

Snacking when you're not hungry might make your mind feel better but will do nothing for your body ... except help make you fat.

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The Ups & Downs Of Yo-Yo Dieting

Why is it so hard to maintain the ‘new you' after you've slimmed down? How can you avoid the weight-loss to weight-gain roller coaster?

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