A daily iron supplement may decrease fatigue in woment with 'unexplained fatique' and borderline blood levels of ferritin (the iron storing protein) says a new study.
Study of psychosis risk and brain to track effects of Omega-3 pills
Low levels of vitamins B6 and B12 are associated with an increased risk of impaired cognition, says a new study that adds support to links between B vitamin intake and cognitive function.
Eating fish is said to be good for the brain and for memory. Researchers have associated those benefits with the Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish.
Doctors and head teachers are calling on the government in England to look at providing free breakfasts to children on free school meals.
New research shows that omega-3 fatty acid supplements can lower inflammation in healthy, but overweight, middle-aged and older adults, suggesting that regular use of these supplements could help protect against and treat certain illnesses.
School pupils in Glasgow who buy lunch outside school are likely to be consuming too much energy, fat and salt, a survey has found.
Experts at Oxford University are calling for the introduction of taxes on sugary drinks as one measure that would encourage healthier diets and help tackle the obesity crisis in the UK.
A study on rats suggests that eating a high fructose diet for as little as six weeks may make you stupid. Luckily, a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can counteract this IQ loss, researchers suggest.
Just one in five Britons eats the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, a poll for World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) suggests
Secondary school pupils are not eating enough at lunchtime according to a study by the body overseeing school food.
Health campaigners are calling for restrictions on fast food adverts at large sporting events, but would limiting these adverts make any difference to rising levels of obesity?
Students who take water into the examination hall may improve their grades, a study of 447 people found.
People underestimate the amount of sugar in drinks which are perceived to be healthy
A new study along the same lines as its predecessors shows how eating fast food is linked to a greater risk of suffering from depression. This study has been published in the Public Health Nutrition journal.
Joanna Blythman has been an investigative food journalist for 25 years, and has seen many health scares come and go. In the wake of another health scare, she takes a look at the dos and don'ts of nutrition. Dr Alex Richardson of Food and Behaviour Research, follows with 'What children should eat'.