Dairy: good or bad?
There is ample evidence that suggests the ingestion of calcium and calcium-rich foods, such as cheese and yoghurt, reduces the risks of certain cancers.
Eat It or Avoid It?
Many new studies are focusing on how what we eat affects our health. But the messages can be puzzling: A number of foods and beverages have both positive and negative effects. Here’s a guide to the pros and cons of some hotly debated items on the dinner table.
In defence of the full English breakfast
A new study has recommended drastically reducing the amount of processed meat in your diet, warning that just one sausage a day raises your cancer risk by 20%. But while the study is full of worthwhile information, it also contains more than a hint of scare-mongering, nanny state-ism and a large dollop of the glaringly obvious.
Make your body a better place to live
What's the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist? And how can a dietician help to prevent you from developing high cholesterol, blood pressure and more? Izzie Knolles finds out.
Is drinking water a waste of time?
We’re always being told that we need to drink plenty of water to help us keep healthy, but does downing eight glasses a day help us stay trim? A new report suggests that dieters are wasting their time with drinking water when they should be eating water-rich foods.
Is organic food really better?
The organic farming industry encourages people to overhaul their shopping habits and buy only organic standard food, clothes and other products. But should you really be part of this change, or would you simply be wasting your time? We look at the pros and cons of going organic.