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'Love hormone' may treat anorexia

www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that a hormone released during childbirth and sex could be used as a treatment for the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, scientists suggest. 

Organic food and drink sale rises after years of decline

www.gdaguru.com today reports that sales of organic food and drink rose by 2.8% last year after successive years of decline, fuelled by strong growth among independent retailers and healthy online sales. 

Light drinking 'is preterm risk'

www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that even moderate drinking during the earliest months of pregnancy may be damaging, say researchers in Leeds. 

Offering financial incentives an effective way to encourage healthier lifestyles

www.gdaguru.com today reports that people are more likely to quit smoking and make other healthy lifestyle choices if offered small financial incentives, researchers have said. 

Hangovers 'don't deter drinkers'

www.gdaguru.com today reports that having a hangover does not influence when a drinker will have their next tipple, public health researchers have discovered. 

Ovarian cancer risk increases with weight gain

www.gdaguru.com today reports that putting on weight can increase women's risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new assessment of the evidence. 

Lack of public health spending on obesity

www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that a minute amount of money is being used to combat obesity, despite it being a top health priority, according to new figures released this month. 

Middle-aged binge drinkers double risk of dying early

www.gdaguru.com today reports that people aged between 55 and 65 who overindulge on a night out or the weekend are twice as likely to die within 20 years than moderate drinkers.

Scientists find the origin of 'bad' fat linked to heart disease and cancer

www.gdaguru.com today reports that scientists have discovered the origin of the “bad” kind of fat found in the body which is linked with heart disease, cancer and other serious obesity-related illnesses, even though people carrying it can look slim. 

Heart expert says saturated fat is not bad for health

www.gdaguru.com today reports that diets that are low in saturated fat do not lower cholesterol, prevent heart disease or help people live longer, a cardiac scientist claims. 

Seaweed could be key to weight loss

www.gdaguru.com today reports that seaweed could be the secret ingredient to losing weight, research has suggested. 

GPs urged to treat obesity as red flag for depression

www.gdaguru.com today reports that a quarter of obese patients may have depression, Australian research suggests, prompting a call for GPs to view the condition as a red flag to screen for the mental illness. 

Packets of ten cigarettes and menthol flavours banned under new EU rules

www.gdaguru.com today reports that EU ministers have voted for a raft of tough new rules on tobacco sales in an effort to reduce the number of smokers by 2.4 million. 

World Health Organisation advises halving sugar intake

www.gdaguru.com today reports that the daily allowance for a person's sugar intake should be halved to six teaspoons, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. 

Eating too much meat and eggs is ‘just as bad as smoking’

www.gdaguru.com today reports that middle-aged people who eat protein-rich food are four times more likely to die of cancer than someone who only eats a little, according to a new study. 

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