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Eating when stressed makes you gain more weight: study


A new study from Ohio State University suggests that eating a high fat meal when your body is in a stressed state can slow the body's metabolism and lead to more weight gain than eating the same meal when you are relaxed.

A green apple a day keeps obesity away


We've all heard the saying that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but now it seems that not just any apple will do — it's the Granny Smiths that have the real power.

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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

Why olive oil is so good for the heartHealth experts have long been spruiking the benefits of olive oil after large studies found people who follow a Mediterranean-style diet have a greatly reduced risk of heart attack and stroke.

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