US documentary calls for laws to limit consumption of harmful sweeteners hidden in 'healthy' food
New experiments on mice show, that mouse mothers can protect their pups from developing type 1 diabetes by eating a gluten-free diet. According to preliminary studies by reseachers at the University of Copenhagen, the findings may apply to humans.
New hope for lowering suicide rates in military veterans may lie not in a new drug but in a promising super food supplement: omega-3 fatty acids.
A mother's diet around the time of conception can permanently influence her baby's DNA, research suggests.
The search for the most successful way to shed the pounds seems never-ending.
Now researchers in China have looked at what impact gut bacteria have on people's weight.
There is a correlation between children's TV screen time and higher consumption of sweetened beverages and 'junk foods' says new Swedish research.
Austerity and rising food prices have hit healthy eating habits in the UK, with one in four Brits revealing they have not bought any fresh fruit and vegetables in the last week.
University of South Australia researchers are launching an important new study to look at the effects of the Mediterranean diet and fish oil supplements on depression.
Many Western nations have experienced significant declines in crime in recent decades, but could the removal of lead from petrol explain that?
Hertfordshire scientists will be allowed to grow a genetically modified crop containing omega-3 fatty acids, the government has said.
Dr. Robert Lustig's YouTube lectures about the dangers of sugar have raised a few eyebrows in recent years and even drawn some criticism.
Folate, or vitamin B9, has been shown to reduce homocysteine levels that are important in warding off a condition known as exfoliation glaucoma (EG) that can provoke blindness and severe visual impairment, researchers have found.
Couples more likely to have angry rows when hungry, says voodoo-doll test.
Daily supplements of a natural full spectrum palm mixed tocotrienol complex may protect against the progression of white matter lesions in human brains, says a new study from Malaysia and the UK.
US professor credited with launching the war on sugar has announced a UK lecture tour that co-incides with a crucial Dept of Health review of carbohydrate policies
Kat Orman asks 'myth buster' Dr Alex Richardson: "What is the truth about milk?"
In the BBC's political review This Week (03/04/14) Andrew Neil, Diane Abbott and Michael Portillo debate Rachel Johnson's film on healthy eating, and what limits or bans could, or could not work, over ready meals and foods with high level of sugar.
Everyone who has observed people knows that their behavior and emotions can change radically when hungry. However, our brains are highly complex metabolic organs that need specific nutrients and not just calories for optimal neurodevelopment and lifelong function
Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day is healthier than the five currently recommended and would prolong lives, researchers say.
When scientists seek to counteract bad press for omega-3s it is a matter of taking two steps forward while taking one back, said Bruce Holub, professor emeritus of the University of Guelph in Ontario.