Prime Minster David Cameron revealed this week in the House of Commons that he has trouble stopping his three children from over-indulging on sugary, fizzy drinks.
Accumulating evidence points towards a role for sugar and other refined carbohydrates in the development of overweight
Forty years after he first put them forward, John Yudkin’s warnings on sugar are finally being recognised.
As the Government threatens to cap sugar and fat levels in junk food, a warning is sounded from the US
Consumption of a high fat, high sugar, Western style diet leads to the long-term impairment of brain functioning and may contribute to the development of neurodegenerative conditions, say scientists reviewing decades of evidence.
Fizzy drinks and fruit squashes are linked to an increased risk of depression, according to new research that also suggests coffee could reduce risk.
Experts are questioning whether diet drinks could raise depression risk, after a large study has found a link.
Britain is second only to America for obesity. Relying on education alone has failed – now we must ban trans fats
Beverages high in fructose produce smaller increases in satiety hormones and associated feelings of satiety compared to drinks sweetened with the same amount of glucose, according to a new US study.
Waistband feeling a bit tighter, or buttons straining after Christmas?
Could ending your fatty food habit cause withdrawal symptoms and depression?
We are swamped by sugar. It has crept into all areas of our daily diet, from the sweet treats we award ourselves to family essentials such as pre-packaged loaves of bread.
Investment in battling malnutrition on a global scale will help save and improve millions of lives, but will also save billions of euros on lost potential GDP for countries where malnutrition is a problem, according to the United Nations
New data that strongly implicates maternal levels of vitamin D with the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in children means there is now a strong case for supplementation in pregnant women in countries where sunlight levels are low between October and March.
Families filling up on high-fat processed foods as 900,000 fewer in two years manage 'five-a-day' fruit and vegetables
Information about why doing a Gluten-Free Challenge may be right for you.
Think of the health benefits of vitamin D, and you’ll probably think of bone strength. For decades, diseases like osteoporosis, osteopenia, and osteomalacia have been prevented and treated with adequate vitamin D intake, among other interventions. In recent years, the evidence that vitamin D affects more than just bones has mounted; cardiovascular disease, cancers, stroke, depression, and metabolic disorders have all been linked to low vitamin D levels. A new review adds cognitive decline and dementia to that list.