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Would you drink water with added fat? Believe it or not it's the latest health craze.

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Combination of coconut oil and water is supposedly effective at hydrating But some experts have argued that the drink is no better for you than water FATWater was launched by Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof Coffee  

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The drinks with up to TWENTY teaspoons of sugar: Doctors urge ministers to slap a 20% tax on sugary drinks to fight obesity crisis

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British Medical Association is to demand a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks In landmark report, doctors to urge Downing Street to take on food industry It found poor diet costs the NHS £6billion a year while claiming 70,000 lives   Levy would raise the price of a one-litre bottle of Coke from £1.50 to £1.80  Sugary drinks should be taxed at 20 per cent to tackle the obesity crisis, doctors will demand today. In a landmark report the British Medical Association will urge Downing Street to take on the food industry. It found that poor diet costs the NHS...

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Could the World Food diet help you beat disease? From Ethiopian wholegrains to heart-healthy Mediterranean feasts, experts reveals top tips from across the globe

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Japanese people eat a lot of seaweed that contains important minerals The Swedes add berries - high in antioxidants - to yoghurts and desserts Chinese chopsticks can slow down eating time, reducing calories   And Indians eat spices like ginger and tumeric which aid digestion  Have you ever wondered how French women maintain their slim figures?According to experts the secret could lie in a 'miracle' nutrient in red wine, which encourages the body to produce more calorie-burning 'brown fat'.And, despite large bowls of pasta and a tendency to let their meals run late into the evenings, Italians are one of...

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Fat doctors 'should be struck off for setting a bad example to their obese patients', weight-loss expert tells NHS chief

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TV presenter Steve Miller says doctors should face annual weight tests Fat doctors should be sacked and forced to lose weight to return to work   Patients do not take advice about weight loss seriously if it comes from a doctor the 'size of a sumo wrestler', he said  Has written to NHS chief executive Simon Stevens asking him to 'get tough' on obese GPs who set a poor example for patients Overweight doctors should be struck off and banned from practising on the NHS, a weight-loss expert. Steve Miller, presenter of the TV show Fat Families, told MailOnline family...

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'If I hadn't lost weight, I would have died a painful death': Obese man reveals how he shed 150 POUNDS - without following fad diets, counting calories or having surgery

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Ryan Footit, 40, weighed 330lbs on his 40th birthday In one year, he's managed to get down to 180lbs - and is just 15lbs away from losing half of his original body weight The Tennessee resident focuses on eating nutritious food and gets up at 3am to exercise before going to work An obese man has revealed how he managed to lose nearly half of his body weight - without counting calories, carbs, or fat. Ryan Footit, 40, was 5’8” and 330lbs when he decided to change his life. Now weighing just 180lbs, the Hendersonville, Tennessee, resident is just 15lbs...

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