Eating Jamie Oliver's school dinners improves children's performance in tests, according to researchers who claim that the celebrity chef's campaign to improve school food has had more impact than government literacy programmes.
The many hours children spend indoors playing computer games or watching television may be to blame for a resurgence of rickets.
Only 1% of primary schoolchildren's packed lunches meet the nutritional standards set for school meals in England, a study suggests.
The Mediterranean diet, already thought to protect against heart disease and cancer, may also help to prevent depression, Spanish researchers say.
People with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) should eat oily fish at least twice a week to keep their eye disease at bay, say scientists.
Two Studies at PAS Suggest Food Variety and Cognition-Related Fatty Acid are Important to Well Being of Affected Children
Medical News from AAN: American Academy of Neurology Meeting
The contamination of food with certain metals needs to be urgently addressed in light of growing evidence linking trace elements to negative human behaviour, according to a lead researcher in the field.
They finish their cereal. They snack on nuts and fruit juice. They avoid burgers and fizzy drinks. So, how could they possibly get fat? Andrew Purvis on a generation of empty-carb kids and the middle-class myth of healthy eating.