Monday 24 September 2018

Reducing sugar in drinks 'doesn't help much'

Studies from Britain and Mexico suggest reducing sugar in sweetened drinks or taxing it more to cut consumption can help people limit their calorie intake and lower their risk of developing diabetes, but not by much. Two separate


Cakes, Arabic sweets ‘most popular desserts’

Cakes and Arabic sweets are the most popular desserts among consumers in the Middle East, while fat and calorie intake emerge as the main concern when it comes to desserts. These are among the results of a survey conducted on the NestléDes


Value meals ‘source of surplus calories’

Bundled meals – or ‘value meals’ – offered by restaurants are a key source of unwanted calories for cost conscious customers, said a recent study. The research conducted by Richard Staelin from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business an


Diet books focus on healthy eating

If living without pasta and bread, or giving up cheese and bacon make losing weight difficult, the latest diet books may provide some incentive to drop that added holiday weight. Instead of deprivation, restricting food groups or counting

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