fruit

Can eating too much fruit trigger gestational diabetes?

Women who eat large amounts of fruit during pregnancy may have a higher risk of gestational diabetes. A new study…

broccoli

‘Broccoli cuts sugar cravings’: why fruit and vegetables need more hype

They don’t hold back, those scientists, do they? One minute it’s five a day and then, instead of a small…

healthy diet

You can eat a healthy diet for next to nothing. Here’s the proof

It is a common belief in some circles that a healthy diet is unaffordable. Last year, the chair of the…

10 a day

Ten a day of fruit and veg: how good is the evidence?

Eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables a day greatly reduces the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer…

Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet ‘reduces brain shrinkage’? The study didn’t prove any such thing

New research has claimed that a Mediterranean diet can protect the brain from shrinking in old age (however, see our…

Sorry, eating vegetables probably won’t make you any happier

A higher intake of fruit and vegetables is linked to greater happiness, according to a study published in the American…

Fibre is essential to a healthy life. Here are tips for upping your intake

Most of us have a vague sense that fibre is a good thing to eat. But most probably don’t realise…

Eating more fruit in pregnancy may lead to smarter babies

Women who eat more fruit when they are pregnant have more intelligent children, according to research published in the online…

Eating fruit as a teenager protects against breast cancer decades later

Eating a lot of fruit during adolescence can lower your risk of breast cancer by a quarter, according to a…