Using Facebook makes us more likely to eat unhealthy snacks by lowering our self-control

Using Facebook makes us more likely to eat unhealthy snacks by lowering our self-control Those who chatted with close friends via social network had higher levels of self-esteem but this caused a dip in self-controlThis meant users were more likely to snack on unhealthy snacks immediately after logging off | UPDATED: 12:50 GMT, 20 December 2012 Using Facebook makes you fat – but not for the reason you might think.

Yet another good reason to tuck into that salad: Eating tomatoes could ward off depression

Yet another good reason to tuck into that salad: Eating tomatoes could ward off depression Eating tomatoes just a few times a week could halve a person’s chances of suffering the bluesContain antioxidant chemicals thought to protect against some diseasesBut other fruits and vegetables do not have the same benefits, the Chinese study found | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 4 December 2012 The humble tomato could play a crucial role in warding off depression, according to a new study.

Chlorine in tap water linked to increase in number of people developing food allergies

Chlorine in tap water linked to increase in number of people developing food allergies | UPDATED: 06:10 GMT, 3 December 2012 Chlorine in tap water has been linked to the rising number of people developing food allergies, a study has revealed.

The whitening toothpaste that can make teeth darker: Advert starring Katy Hill banned after customers say product didn"t work

The whitening toothpaste that can make teeth darker: Advert starring Katy Hill banned after customers say product didn't work | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 17 October 2012 TV commercials fronted by Blue Peter’s Katy Hill insisted that Arm & Hammer’s Advanced Whitening toothpaste could deliver a shiny, bright smile – just like hers.

Don"t bother counting calories – it will keep you as slim as the French

Don't bother counting calories – it will keep you as slim as the French | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 24 April 2012 Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard lives up to the 'thin French woman' stereotype At first it seems like a paradox on our plate – a study has found the French adopt a shoulder-shrugging attitude to reading nutrition labels on food while Americans scrutinise the calorie content.

Your Birth Control May Get You Pregnant: Pfizer Recalls 1 Million Packets

Uh-oh: Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is recalling 1 million packets of birth controls pills “because of a …