Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Medical Notes

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Medical Notes

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| WE are constantly being told to eat more fruit and vegetables, but the chances of losing weight by doing that alone are actually quite slim.

| WE are constantly being told to eat more fruit and vegetables, but the chances of losing weight by doing that alone are actually quite slim.

New research published this week in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests increased fruit and vegetable intake is only effective for weight loss if it''s part of an overall effort to cut your calorie count.

New research published this week in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests increased fruit and vegetable intake is only effective for weight loss if it''s part of an overall effort to cut your calorie count.

So you still need to exercise or consume fewer calories - that shouldn''t stop you tucking into fruit and veg, though. Even if they don''t directly help you lose weight, they still offer health benefits.

So you still need to exercise or consume fewer calories - that shouldn''t stop you tucking into fruit and veg, though. Even if they don''t directly help you lose weight, they still offer health benefits.

| Making simple changes to your lifestyle now can help combat dementia later.

| Making simple changes to your lifestyle now can help combat dementia later.

According to research presented at the Alzheimer''s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, earlier this month, even tiny alterations, like taking more exercise and improving your diet, can help protect you.

According to research presented at the Alzheimer''s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, earlier this month, even tiny alterations, like taking more exercise and improving your diet, can help protect you.

| ARE you struggling to sleep at night or feeling exhausted during the day? …

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