Restaurant dining ‘as calorific as fast food’

"Eating in restaurants no better than fast food for health," reports The Daily Telegraph after the publication of a study on the calorie intake of eating out. The US study found people who enjoyed dining at a full-service restaurant consumed just as many calories as those who ate fast food. Researchers looked at the diets of more […]

Could a carbohydrate curb calorific cravings?

“Pill to switch off hunger possible as ‘anti-appetite’ molecule discovered,” The Daily Telegraph reports. The news is based on a study of fermentable carbohydrates (these aren’t easily digested, but can be used by bacteria in the colon of humans and mice).  Researchers fed mice a high-fat diet supplemented with inulin or another carbohydrate called cellulose. […]