Fruit is full of fructose. Sugar, in other words, one your body will use before anything else. Many people eat 5 times the amount of added sugar that's recommended in their diet. So is fruit and fructose bad for you? (Click on the pears to find out).
The first fitness question asked in Hong Kong by people looking to lose weight is "What should I change in my diet?" It's particularly appropriate at Chinese New Year, when there's plenty of eating going on! Click on the image ushering in the Year of the Dog to find out what to change.
Drinking coffee reduces the risk of cancer, heart attack, cardiovascular disease, and premature death in general. It's particularly good for your liver. And it's a good idea to drink coffee before a workout, since it improves exercise performance. (Click on the main image to get the full picture of coffee's benefits to health).
We can learn a lot from the contestants on The Biggest Loser. Six years after appearing on the show, half have put on weight while the other half have kept it off. Click on the full image of the author in times gone by to find out how.
My breakfast buffet in Danang proved a powerful reminder of just how demanding the chemicals our body generates can be. Ghrelin and leptin battled it out in my body ... click on the image to hear the full story.