• Does cannabis make you put on weight?

    Cannabis users often report an irresistible urge to eat after smoking. Scientists in Montreal have been investigating the long-term consequences of this on people’s weight. Their results show th...

  • Excess weight … that goes unnoticed?

    For adolescents, carrying excess weight can often lead to complexes. However, according to British researchers, 30% of young people who are overweight or obese are not aware of these extra kilos. ...

  • Gluten-free diets are of no benefit…

    Associated with having a high glycaemic index, gluten-based foodstuffs are often eliminated from slimming diets. Some people avoid them, thinking that “gluten-free” food is necessarily more ba...

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