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Good news for over-weight wine drinkers

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Despite the price hikes on a bottle of wine planned by Government, the good news is that drinking wine in moderation could help overweight people burn fat better.

Dark coloured grapes, whether used in grape juice or wine, are being shown to help people with obesity and related disorders like fatty liver.

Yoghurt cuts diabetes risk

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Copyright Amarita Petcharakul

Just 28g of yoghurt a day has been linked to an 18pc   lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Other dairy products like milk and cheese do not have the same effect.

The study was carried out by Harvard School of Public Health.

Night shift diet can affect liver rhythms

body clockNight shift workers might are being advised to avoid foods high in iron which may disrupt the working of their livers.

Those on night shifts have higher rates of type 2 diabetes, obesity and cancer because of the disruptions to their body’s circadian clock.

The circadian clock in the brain, regulates sleep and eating but other body tissues also have circadian clocks.