healthy eating

What to eat: Anyone for acid-free snake oil?

The alkaline diet, the raw diet, all kinds of craziness all over the internet… the only word for it is ‘nutribollocks’

High pressure tactics

If I were to ask you to name a health problem that affects around seven million people in the UK…

Is that label legal?

The EU has authorised only 256 specific claims about food and supplements… and rejected more than 1,500

Sweet tooth: Fact or fiction ?

Health checkup: on the sweet-tooth myth, binge-sleeping and lazy Britain

Plus: prostate cancer policy, children who black out, a heartbeat problem that’s worse for women, and healthy eating

Forget paleo, go mid-Victorian: it’s the healthiest diet you’ve never heard of

If you were to ask a member of the public to name a particularly healthy cuisine they might say the…

People who live alone have poorer diets and single men fare particularly badly

Research at Queensland University of Technology has found that people who live alone are more likely to have unhealthy diets.…

Exploring obesity: a Health podcast special

Obesity is not as straightforward as it might seem, and there are many wide-ranging reasons behind it. In this View from…