On a diet? Forget the carrot sticks – just chew each mouthful for 30 seconds

On a diet Forget the carrot sticks – just chew each mouthful for 30 secondsBirmingham researchers found this reduces appetite later in the dayThose who chewed for longer ate half as many snacks in the afternoon as those who ate normally But the researchers warn part of the weight loss effect may be because eating becomes so boring | UPDATED: 12:48 GMT, 28 December 2012 Fighting the flab might not be down to what you eat, but to how you eat it, according to new research.

Who ate all the sausages? World’s fattest Dachshund put on drastic diet after weighing in at five and a half stone

Who ate all the sausages World”s fattest Dachshund put on drastic diet after weighing in at five and a half stone Obie, aged five, is double the size of an average sausage dog – normally just a little over two stone. The world”s fattest sausage dog weighing a staggering five and a half stone has been put on a drastic diet to try and get him back into shape.

So what really ingredients really go into a sausage? Read on and you may never eat a frankfurter again

So what ingredients really go into a hot dog Read on and you may never want to eat another frankfurterNext month sees opening of a London restaurant specialising in hot dogs and ChampagneCheap hot dogs eaten in excess can be disastrous for a person”s health World Cancer Research Fund recommends people avoid all processed meats

Girl, 5, who can"t eat chocolate because it would poison her hoping double organ transplant will change her life

Girl, 5, who can't eat chocolate because it would poison her hoping double organ transplant will change her life Girl on diet of sausages and toast as it's 'safest food' for her PUBLISHED: 16:37 GMT, 2 July 2012 | UPDATED: 16:37 GMT, 2 July 2012 The parents of a little girl who can't eat chocolate are hoping a double organ transplant will change her life.

Keith Martin: Horrifying life of world’s fattest man

“I ate 20,000 calories a day, had a 6ft waist… and last left my house on 9/11”: Horrifying life of the blonde-haired little boy who grew into the world”s fattest man
Keith Martin consumed up to 20,000 calories and would eat mounds of bread and take-awaysHe is now desperate to lose weight and is only consuming 1,500 calories a day

Red meat? It"s food to die for: As a grisly new report says eating beef is not much healthier than drinking arsenic, MAX HASTINGS reaches…

Red meat It's food to die for: As a grisly new report says eating beef is not much healthier than drinking arsenic, MAX HASTINGS reaches defiantly for the steak knives | UPDATED: 02:13 GMT, 17 March 2012 Researching a book about World War II a few years ago, I found myself interviewing some very elderly Japanese veterans.