Parents who tell children to finish everything on their plates are fuelling obesity

Parents who tell children to finish everything on their plates are 'fuelling obesity' Parents still encourage children to finish all their food, even though portion sizes have increased Means children can no longer tell when they are fullFathers are more likely to insist on clean plates than mothers and are more likely to pressurise sons By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 16:47 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:52 GMT, 23 April 2013 Parents are still encouraging children to finish their food even though portions have got bigger Parents have long encouraged children to finish everything on their plates, not least because of guilt about wasting food.

Just a couple of BITES of chocolate is enough to satisfy your taste buds

Just a couple of BITES of chocolate are as tasty as a whole bar, claim scientists Two groups were given different-sized portions of chocolate, apple pie and crispsThey were asked to rate their hunger and cravings before and after eating Group given the larger portion ate 77 per cent more but didn't report feeling any more satisfied By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 14:24 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:51 GMT, 30 January 2013 We've all had those moments when we reach for one chocolate and end up polishing off an entire box.

A patch from a cow"s heart rebuilt my liver: Pioneering surgery sees British woman saved by bovine tissue

A patch from a cow's heart rebuilt my liver: Pioneering surgery sees British woman saved by bovine tickerMichelle Morgan-Grainger, 42, had been told her liver cancer was incurableShe was saved by xenotransplantation – animal organ donation The surgery saw tissue from a cow's heart used to re-build her liver | UPDATED: 22:28 GMT, 29 December 2012 Second chance: Michelle Morgan-Grainger was first told her cancer was incurable A British woman has become one of the first to benefit from pioneering surgery that uses tissue taken from a cow’s heart to rebuild the liver.