Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion Updated 06 November 2015 Secret to weight loss Research from the journal Obesity shows that by eating two-thirds of a cup of pulses every day could be the secret to losing weight, and keeping it off. Pulses digest slowly, keeping you fuller for longer while also lowering bad cholesterol. Pulses include beans, lentils, chickpeas and dried peas. Try to replace some meat with pulses, mix them into your rice and add them to green salads. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Here's why you have to clear out your medicine cabinet every year 2019-12-17 04:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Workflow Why tidying up is sometimes harder than expected Diet and nutrition WATCH: The 5 healthiest root vegetables Diet and nutrition 5 steps to create healthy school lunchboxes, coupled with a go-to menu Medical THE REAL POLLEN COUNT: Grass counts surge in several cities Medical How patients often bring undetected 'superbug' to hospitals Medical Could slimming down 'tongue fat' help ease sleep apnoea? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.