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Weight Loss More Likely If You Diet With A Buddy Says New Survey

A new study has revealed that you are more likely to lose weight if you diet with a friend compared to if you go it alone.

The survey was conducted on behalf of Seasonal Berries and found that a whopping 89% of 1750 men and women surveyed had lost weight when they took up the challenge with someone else.

Those who had chosen to diet using the buddy system had lost on average eight pounds in weight, compared to just six pounds for those who had tried to diet alone.

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Paracetamol linked to heart attacks if taken over long periods

Paracetamol linked to heart attacks if taken over long periods Lucy Walton-Lange

A daily dose of Paracatomol could increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and early death according to a new study.

Those patients who are prescribed particularly high doses of the painkiller over lengthy periods are up to 63% more likely to die unexpectedly.

Heart attack and stroke risks were increased by 68% and there was a 50% likelihood of an ulcer or stomach bleed.

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Daniel Craig, Mr Bean, Professor Stephen Hawking and more for Comic Relief - Face the Funny Daniel Falconer

With the nation gearing up for what's promising to be one of the biggest Red Nose Day events of all time, Comic Relief - Face the Funny is broadcasting live this year for the first time ever from the London Palladium.

A stellar line-up of television personalities including Davina McCall, John Bishop, David Walliams, Lenny Henry and Claudia Winkleman are all on-hand to help entertain the nation throughout the night, and present the show which will see some familiar faces on-board.

Giving us a little taste of what's to come, Comic Relief have confirmed that Daniel Craig will take part in a special one-off James Bond sketch, whilst David Walliams steps back into the shoes of his Little Britain character Lou, with a special guest in the form of Professor Stephen Hawking. Catherine Tate also stars in what's sure to be an unmissable highlight.

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