• Is juicing actually good for you?

    Is juicing actually good for you?1

    Many of us see fresh fruit juice as a healthy way to get a mega-dose of vitamins – but is that true? And what does it do to our blood sugar and insulin levels? Freshly juiced fruit has become a staple in many diets – especially those of busy, health-conscious consumers who can save time

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  • Is a low-salt diet as unhealthy as having too much?

    Is a low-salt diet as unhealthy as having too much?0

    Some scientists are arguing that a low-salt diet is just as dangerous as high salt consumption. What’s the reality? Last year a video of Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe lovingly seasoning a massive steak with a pinch of salt amassed millions of views online and earned him the nickname ‘salt bae’. But it wasn’t just his attention to

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  • We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

    We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume0

    Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight? In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant that his diet consisted of around 80%

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  • Is sugar really bad for you?

    Is sugar really bad for you?0

    People who eat more sweets are at higher risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer… but that may not actually be sugar’s fault. BBC Future investigates the latest findings It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when humans only had access to sugar for a few months a year when

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