Walking "is better than the gym": Long periods of gentle exercise are more beneficial than a high-intensity workout

Walking 'is better than the gym': Long periods of gentle exercise are more beneficial than a high-intensity workoutLow intensity exercise improves insulin sensitivity and blood lipid levels, which are indicators of diabetes and obesity By Jaymi Mccann PUBLISHED: 21:57 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:22 GMT, 14 February 2013 If you have just been to the gym, don't sit down, not for too long anyway.

Fish oils could help struggling children with reading skills

Taking Omega-3 every day could help children who have poor reading skills Children whose reading skills were in the worst performing 20 per cent improved their reading age by three weeks Parents said their children had fewer behavioural problems when taking fish oil | UPDATED: 09:05 GMT, 7 September 2012 Children with poor reading skills could have their performance boosted by taking daily supplements of fatty acids found in seafood and some algae, according to new research.

Sweet, sour, salt, savoury, bitter AND fat: Scientists discover that tongue has "sixth sense" for lipids

Sweet, sour, salt, savoury, bitter AND fat: Scientists discover that tongue has 'sixth sense' for lipids Findings could represent a breakthrough in the battle against obesity and diabetes If you cannot resist a stodgy cake or chips, it may not be simply down to lack of willpower.