Rice the size of a tennis ball, a steak like a deck of cards and a chequebook's worth of fish: The graphic that reveals the food portion sizes you SHOULD be eating

Graphic reveals the food portion sizes you should be eating

Deciphering portion sizes no longer needs to be difficult with FEMAIL's food portions graphic which shows you how to make sense of serving sizes by sight.

Three coffees a day cuts risk of heart attacks: Drinking a moderate amount found to reduce clogging of the arteries

Researchers found those who drink a moderate amount each day are least likely to have 'coronary calcium' in their arteries - an early indicator of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Stop drastic dieting, ditch sugar and load up on oysters, eggs, chicken: The 10 foods you should be eating for healthy and shiny hair

FEMAIL has worked with Shona Wilkinson, Head Nutritionist at NutriCentre to identify foods you need to incorporate into your diet to ensure your hair stays stays sleek, shiny, sexy and smooth.

How NUTS could be nature's statin: Even peanuts reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and early death

The Valderbilt University researchers say their study proves peanuts may be a cost-effective measure to improve heart health because they are so cheap.

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Size 20 food addict who gorged on 120 gallons of coke, 728 packets of crisps and eight stone of cheese a YEAR sheds half her bodyweight after ditching favourite treats

Size 20 food addict who gorged on 120 gallons of coke, 728 packets of crisps and eight

Hannah Carter, 23, from Sutton, West Sussex, who weighed 21 stone (left), would grate a block of cheddar on top of every meal (centre) - including pasta takeaways and pizza - before dropping to 10st 7lb. She would munch through two 500g slabs a week, which equates to a 52kg a year - more than eight stone in weight. Hannah also consumed more than 120 gallons of coke, 728 packets of crisps and seven stone of ice-cream a year at the height of her food addiction. It wasn't until a neighbour asked if she was pregnant that Hannah decided it was time to make a change. The account manager has now dropped down to 10st 7lb (right) and shed four dress sizes in just over a year.

Bone broth could keep you young and healthy 

A stock photo of Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup with Crusty Bread.

Aficionados claim that it is rich in amino acids - the building blocks of protein - calcium and collagen.

You CAN be sensitive to gluten without having coeliac disease, study finds

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found participants who were given a low dose of gluten suffered worse abdominal pain and bloating than those given a placebo.

Fruit juice IS still one of your five-a-day: Calls to have it removed are rejected because because drink has a 'string of benefits'

Experts have told the Department of Health to reject calls for fruit juice to be excluded from its official 5-a-day logo after two government reports showed no link with heart disease.

Learn to love running! Model and sub three hour marathon runner Nell McAndrew tells you how to get started

Research shows the best way to stay healthy is by being active. Nell McAndrew started running 11 years ago as a way to de-stress. Here she offers FEMAIL her advice on how women can start running.

Secrets of an A-list body: Scarlett Johansson's legs 

How to get Scarlett Johansson's legs 

We reveal how to get the enviable physiques of the stars. This week: Scarlett Johansson's legs.

Recipe: Courgette frittata

This recipe is suitable for the Gluten Free approach; but with some of the ingredients used please do make sure you check the product labels.

Recipe: Curried butternut squash soup

This recipe is suitable for the following approaches: Filling & Healthy and Vegetarian. 

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Recipe:Rich chocolate mousse cake

Indulge in a piece of heaven, with this deliciously decadent chocolate cake for a mere 5 ProPoints per serving. 

Recipe: Spicy beef mince

This hearty beef dish is suitable if you're following a Lower Carb approach.

Recipe:Pasta arrabbiata

This simple pasta dish is packed full of flavour, yet only takes 30 minutes to make. Great for a midweek dinner when time is of the essence. 

Recipe: Mediterranean Baked Fish 

Choose cod loin or haddock fillets to make this Mediterranean-style fish dish - it's perfect for a special meal for two.

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Julie has changed her relationship with food for good 

"With Weight Watchers I never felt on a diet or restricted, just in control. If I can do it, anyone can."

Ellie's enjoying being a yummy mummy! 

Ellie's regained control over her eating, her diabetes and her life.

Dan loves his new approach to food 

At nine weeks in and 13.5lb down, Dan's sights are set firmly on Goal.