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Nutrition: Why sugar, not fat, is your real enemy

Jane McClenaghan
WHEN you look at food labels, what is the first thing you look at? Is it calories, fat, sugar or salt? Do you take account of the protein and fibre content? I would hazard a guess that for most people, it is calories and fat that are the biggest concern.

Nutrition: Think of nutritional supplements as a little extra health insurance

Jane McCleneghan
DOES it matter what time of day you take your nutritional supplements? If you take a multivitamin and mineral, a fish oil supplement, or your seasonal vitamin D top up during autumn and winter, it could be worthwhile thinking about when you take your supplements, as well as what you take.