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.
With a sophisticated neural network transmitting messages from trillions of bacteria, the brain in your gut exerts a powerful influence over the one in your head, new research suggests.
Brain scans show that skipping breakfast makes fatty, high calorie foods appear far more attractive later in the day, according to researchers.
New study has uncovered a significant link between vitamin B levels and the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents.
Happiness and mental health are highest among people who eat seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day, according to a new report.
A new brain study suggests an opium-like chemical may drive the urge to gorge on chocolate candy and similar fatty and sweet treats.
Mothers with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have children with slower brain development and lower mental and motor skills, warn researchers