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Two decades of steady progress in reducing world hunger have come to a stop with the recession of the last four years, new figures from the United Nations reveal.

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The image of cereal bars as a healthy snack is a myth, according to a study that found many contain high levels of fat and sugar. All but one of the 30 bars tested were high in sugar, with 16 containing levels above 30 per cent, the consumer group Which? found.

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Frank Schleck has once again protested his innocence after failing a doping test during this year's Tour de France.

Chef Wars: Michael Gove asks LEON restaurant founders to review school dinners but Jamie Oliver slams idea

Education Secretary gives Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent a free hand to examine school meals across the country

Natalie Haynes: E-books are ephemeral, real books for life

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Heart disease linked to low-carb diets

Women on Atkins-style diets are putting themselves at risk of heart disease and strokes, experts have warned.

My Secret Life: Pierre Dukan, 70, diet guru

'I injected my friends and family'

Fish oil does not aid memory loss

Omega-3 supplements do not appear to prevent mental decline in old age, a study review has shown.

Dieting craze blamed for cholesterol surge in Sweden

A dieting craze in Sweden has been blamed for a surprise surge in cholesterol levels that may be putting people at increased risk of heart disease.

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