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Are Probiotics worth the strain on your purse?

Published on 10 November 2014

Manufacturers claim their probiotic yogurt products can prevent constipation, enhance immune function or protect your heart.

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Can you have your cream cake and eat it?

Published on 29 September 2014

Does the saying “a second on your lips, forever on your hips” ring true with you? Well, there may be a solution.

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Food Fight : Belvita Biscuits v. Cereal

Published on 01 September 2014

Do you usually grab an breakfast snack on your way to the office? New-style breakfast biscuits are marketed as ‘wholesome' by food manufacturers.

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Are Carb Blockers a Carb-lover’s Dream?

Published on 01 September 2014

Carb blockers are said to bind to carbohydrates, reducing their absorption, and thus significantly reducing calories from carbohydrate-rich foods.

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McDonald’s Fries v. Homemade Fries

Published on 26 August 2014

If your journey back from work frequently involves a stop-over to buy fries from a drive-through, you may want to read this.

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Fresh Tuna v. Canned Tuna

Published on 12 August 2014

Who doesn’t keep a stash of canned tuna in the pantry to use as a sandwich filler or in stews, pasta sauces or salads?

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Zero Noodles – A Miracle Zero-Calorie Food?

Published on 11 August 2014

Used throughout Asia as a popular diet food, Zero Noodles are eaten as a replacement for rice and pasta. Its makers claim that just by replacing the carbohydrate from your evening meal with a pack of Zero Noodles you can dramatically reduce your overall calorie intake for the day. This means you could lose 1lb a week or more without even trying!

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Fresh Lemon Juice v. Bottled Lemon

Published on 04 August 2014

Do you squeeze the juice from a fresh lemon or do you just use the bottled stuff? Is bottled lemon juice as good as the real thing?

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Fresh Tomatoes v. Canned Tomatoes

Published on 28 July 2014

We don’t always have time to shop for fresh fruit and vegetables on a regular basis so it is a good idea to keep a stash of canned foods in the pantry.

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Mars Bar v. Alpen Light Bar

Published on 21 July 2014

Are you craving chocolate right now? You might be thinking of replacing it with a ‘healthier’ cereal bar instead. But are cereal bars really healthier?

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