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Food news: It includes fat. At a time when experts are mixed on the role of fat in our diets, a new review from Harvard University has found that low-fat diets aren’t the most effective way to lose weight — and keep it off. The research, which was published Friday in The Lancet:
Scientists may have found a cure for peanut allergy: 28 children, aged one to ten, were given peanut flour in increasing doses, and a regular amount of probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus, equivalent to 20kg of yoghurt. By the end of the trial at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, 23 of them were able to include products made from peanuts in their diet.