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Type 2 diabetes: How do fructose-sweetened drinks affect risk?

A new review of existing studies published in The BMJ finds that sugary drinks that contain fructose raise the risk of type 2 diabetes more than other fructose-containing foods. New research finds that ‘nutrient-poor’ sweetened drinks have a harmful effect on metabolic health when they add excess energy. A range of recent studies has pointed… Read More »

11 healthiest alcoholic drinks – a nutritionist’s guide

‘Tis the season to be drinking. Nutritionist May Simpkin reveals the best choices for alcohol drinks to avoid piling on the pounds this party season Many people who value a healthy lifestyle will also drink, ensuring they’re ‘drinking smart’ over the festive period. However, all too often, cosy evenings in are accompanied by a ‘relaxing’… Read More »