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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.

Decaf coffee could be key to liver health

NUTRITION

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute in the US examined data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which detailed the coffee-drinking rituals of almost 30,000 participants, and found that high consumption protected the liver against abnormal enzymes.

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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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