Is this the ultimate diet carb? The rice with just 8 calories in every bowl

Is this the ultimate diet carb The rice with just 8 calories in every bowl One portion of Slim Rice is said to make you feel full for four hours By Larisa Brown PUBLISHED: 23:00 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:58 GMT, 16 February 2013 New product Slim Rice is said to have only 7.7 calories per 100g compared to 350 calories in white basmati rice For anyone trying to stick to a diet, carbohydrates are usually the enemy. But one type of rice is flying off the shelves, because it has virtually no calories.

"Band Aid image is starving children in Africa", warns Oxfam as charity says people are no longer moved by continent"s problems

Images of starving Africans is putting off people giving money to continent: 'Band Aid image' counter-productive, warns Oxfam British public is desensitised to images of hunger, drought and diseaseOnly one in five believe they can play an active role in ending hunger Advertising portrayals branded 'depressing, manipulative and hopeless' | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 27 December 2012 Band Aid stereotypes of Africa are no longer moving the British public and leaving people on the continent starving, Oxfam has warned.

Forget diets, just think yourself thin: Believing a meal is bigger than it is helps to curb your appetite

Forget diets, just think yourself thin: Believing a meal is bigger than it is helps to curb your appetiteThe study, published in the journal PLoS ONE adds to evidence that our memory of what we have eaten plays a key role in dampening appetite | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 6 December 2012 Forget fad diets and soggy salads and think yourself thin. A study has shown that believing a meal was bigger than it actually was can curb appetite. One hundred men and women were shown either a large or small bowl of soup and then given it to eat.

On a diet? Filling up on fruit and vegetables WON"T trick you into eating less

On a diet Filling up on fruit and vegetables WON'T trick you into eating lessBeing on a fruit- and vegetable-heavy diet made no long-term difference to fullness, researchers foundAdding fruit juice before meals actually boosted hunger and weight gain It goes against the theory that people should 'fill up' on lots of fruit and veg to help them feel full for longer | UPDATED: 16:24 GMT, 3 December 2012 The dieters among us are often advised to fill our plates up with fruit and vegetables at meal times to avoid gobbling down calorie laden fare later in the day.