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# Diet

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# Obesity
One in four three-year-olds are overweight, study shows
Latest figures showed children from disadvantaged backgrounds were more likely to have weight problems.
# No Gravy
Suddenly good Murray: Cutting out the bread and yogurts has worked wonders
Andy Murray has revealed that a revised diet is the main reason behind the best form of his career so far.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report
It’s emerged that in order to conserve energy, the body’s starvation mode kicks in and brain cells eat themselves, like other parts of the body.
# Eat Right
Ever wondered what a Tour de France rider eats in a day?
Andy Schleck’s photo gives us a look at the breakfast of champions. And lunch and dinner too …
# Diabetes
Low-cal diet can 'defeat diabetes'
A short-term clinical trial funded by Diabetes UK showed that diabetes “can be reversed” using a low-calorie diet.
Working a desk job 'doubles' risk of bowel cancer: Study
Working for more than ten years behind a desk can double a person’s chances of developing bowel cancer, according to new research.
# Environment
Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet
Researchers believe that tweaks to the diet of livestock could significantly reduce the levels of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere.