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Nutrition

How Fat And Sugar Makes You Keep On Eating

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Too much sugar and fat is affecting your brain too – not just your belly. By Terry Davidson, American University | Photo Credit: novelrobinson, CC BY-NC-SA   Fat and sugar-heavy diet harms your brain – and makes you keep on eating Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when…

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The Best And Worst Foods For Your Cholesterol Levels

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Surprise, surprise: junk foods aren’t good for our cholesterol. By Clare Collins, University of Newcastle; Tracy Burrows, University of Newcastle, and Tracy Schumacher, University of Newcastle | Photo Credit: Pixabay  Got high cholesterol? Here are five foods to eat and avoid High fat, low fat, no carb, more carb: when it comes to getting information…

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Here’s How Much Sugar You Should Really Be Eating

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The sugar content of your favourite snacks might surprise you.By Kacie Dickinson, Flinders University and Louisa Matwiejczyk, Flinders University Health Check: how much sugar is it OK to eat? Consuming too much energy – whether from fat or carbohydrates, including sugar – will make you gain weight. If left unchecked, this excess weight increases your…

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