BEAT DISEASE WITH BERRIES
Pass the strawbs, please. A diet high in flavonoids (sources include berries, green tea and dark chocolate) is linked with lower BMI and waist circumference, according to a study of nearly 10,000 adults in Nutrition & Diabetes. Plus, giving flavonoids wei
Wine (down) time
It’s easy to justify another glass of red with the vague notion it’s good for you. Something to do with your heart, isn’t it? Hold fire: while the antioxidant resveratrol – found in red wine – can improve ticker health, the World Cancer Research Fund now says its effects are not actually as beneficial as previously thought. Soz to be the bad-news bearer, but they’re far outweighed by the cancer risk posed by high alcohol consumption. D’oh. At least dark choc’s still good for you.