Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 24 May 2016 Trying to lose weight? Tim Spector, a professor at King's College London, has unusual advice for those who are trying to lose weight: keep eating cheese and chocolate and drinking wine. The reason? All three are good at promoting healthy gut bacteria and the more varieties of these beneficial microbes we have in our bodies, the healthier we are. By contrast, fatty, sugary and highly processed junk food can wipe out our stomach flora and expose us to health problems like obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and inflammatory bowel problems. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex These foods are all natural aphrodisiacs Medical SA's hungry children could have this problem later on News Is almond milk good for you? Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.