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Children who drink whole fat milk are 40% less likely to be overweight

Why you SHOULD drink whole milk: Children who drink full fat are 40% less likely to be overweight ‘because it makes them feel fuller than semi-skimmed’ Canadian researchers reviewed more than two dozen studies on cow’s milk The results, published in a medical journal, involved data from 21,000 children None of the studies showed drinking… Read More »

Stomach bloating: Eat less of this food to avoid bloating this Christmas

According to Dr Simon Smale, consultant physician and gastroenterologist at York Hospitals NHS, and spokesperson and trustee for The IBS Network, before you go in for your second or third serving, you should pause and consider whether you have eaten enough. As he explained: “Firstly consider whether you really need that extra slice at all,… Read More »

Modifier Gene May Explain Why Some with Cystic Fibrosis are Less Prone to Infection

Cystic fibrosis is caused by an inherited mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. Due to this mutation, the CFTR protein doesn’t embed in cell membranes to form a channel for chlorine ions the way it should. As a result, mucus-producing cells secrete a thicker-than-normal mucus that can create blockages in the lungs and… Read More »