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Eighty-four percent of vegetarians go back to eating meat

DIET

Gone vegetarian? Be careful about swearing off meat for life — a large study has found 84 percent of vegetarians go back to eating meat and have to swallow their words along with their steak.

Cutting calories keeps brains switched on in old age

NUTRITION

Cutting your daily calories won't just shrink your clothing size — scientists have suggested a low-calorie diet could help us keep our smarts as we age, too.

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Healthy eating

Could cooking with butter be the key to healthy eating?ABC's Catalyst explores the low-carb, high-fat diet.

Expert Advice

Limit eating to 10 or 12 hours a day to lose weight, scientists sayWhen it comes to losing weight, we've long been told it's what we eat — not when we eat it — that makes the difference to our waistlines.
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