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Rapid weight loss just as good as slow and steady in maintaining weight

DIET

We're often told that if you want to maintain weight loss long-term, it's important to take a gradual approach rather than go on a restrictive diet to lose weight fast.

The secrets of women who stay slim

NUTRITION

Groundbreaking new research shows how simple habit tweaks — like where you choose to sit at a restaurant or the colour of your pasta bowls — are the real key to staying slim. By Elin Tough

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Healthy eating

Teens who share family meals 'less likely to be obese adults'Sitting down for a family meal a few times a week halves a teenager's likelihood of becoming an obese adult, according to US researchers.

Expert Advice

'Vegetable glow' is sexier than a suntanEating the recommended five servings of fruit and vegetables daily induced a healthy glow perceived by participants to be far more attractive than a suntan.

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