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Food companies, hotels add protein to beef up profits

Though diet studies disagree about what's worse for you, carbohydrates or fat, most say nice things about eating protein, including its potential for better weight control. US consumers have taken note, and so have food manufa

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New diet alert over vitamin D deficiency in Bahrain

Bahrain is considering adding vitamin D supplements to flour to help tackle alarming deficiency levels in the general population. Vitamin D is mainly produced in the skin upon exposure to sunlight, but extreme temperatures and cul

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5:2 - New feasting and fasting diet craze

Forget abandoning carbohydrates or detoxing. The new dieting craze sweeping Britain and taking off in the United States lets people eat whatever they like - but only five days a week.  

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WCMC-Q launches diet app

  Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar’s (WCMC-Q) health campaign Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First has launched a new mobile phone app that helps users maintain a healthy diet and encourages them to exercise.

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Diet drinks may not fuel appetite: study

  Take another sip of that Diet Coke without fear that it may be spurring your appetite. Apparently, diet soda drinkers don't eat any more sugary or fatty foods than people who stick with water instead, according to a US stud

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30pc of Bahrain’s children 'in diabetes risk'

More than 30 per cent of Bahrain's children could be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes due to poor diet and lack of exercise, according to a study. The preliminary results of a local study were announced yesterday (January 22) at the R

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Eat ‘more fruit, less salt’

Americans need to cut salt and fat and eat more fruits and vegetables, the Obama administration said in its latest set of dietary guidelines released on Monday. The new dietary guidelines also advise cutting out sugary drinks and drinking

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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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Choosing apples over cookies may help bone health

Reaching for an apple instead of a cookie doesn't only keep the weight off, it may also prevent broken bones later in life, according to a study. Older women who eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may have a lower chance

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Soccer school to underline nutrition

Manchester United School Soccer Schools (Muss) in Abu Dhabi will teach its young students diet and nutrition in addition to technical soccer skills, hoping the curriculum will help children foster an appreciation for good health. “The kids

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