It's easy to think we're nutritional smartie pants when comparing apples with, well Smarties, for instance.
Gary Taubes Before I make another dietary resolution, I’d like to know that what I believe I know about a healthy diet is really so. Is that too much to ask?
Sarah Berry Protein, carbohydrate or fat, all calories are created equal, says medical scientist.
Josh Gordon ALCOHOL companies could be forced to display nutritional information and list ingredients on packaging for beer, wine and spirits as part of an overhaul of labelling laws being considered by the...
Richard Verrier American cinema operators are fuming about proposed federal rules that could require them to disclose the calories in their food - including popcorn, a highly profitable item.
Has the fun gone out of food?
Sandy Smith Can you enjoy a bowl of ice-cream without the guilt? Do you drink red wine instead of white because it contains more antioxidants? How often do you eat something just because you like the taste of it...
Sarah Berry Cereal is no longer the breakfast of champions.
Angela Liddon After a decade of struggling with an eating disorder, Angela Liddon overhauled her diet to focus on wholesome plant-based foods and changed her life – and health for the better.
Get ready for summer
Livia Gamble Winter is just about over and as hard as we tried, some of us became victims of the cold. We exercised less and stayed in bed more.
Sarah Berry Every year, nutrition experts battle it out to determine the 'best and worst' diets.
Sarah Berry Cupcakes make our brains sparkle. Seriously. But can we teach them to do the dopamine dance for brussel sprouts instead?
Time to celebrate?
Anahad O'Connor People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have...
How to eat
Paula Goodyer Scientists from the University of Copenhagen believe a higher protein/ lower carbohydrate pattern of eating is the way to go.
The fat fad
Theo Chapman At 5am, before he begins his six-hour training session, Tim Reed tucks into a breakfast of four eggs, sausages, full-fat yoghurt and some nuts washed down with a “bulletproof”...
Sarah Berry Chewing our food is effective and free. Well, it used to be.
Harriet Alexander Food companies are advertising products such as Kit Kats and Coco Pops to children because they are classified as healthy under their own nutritional standards.
Ask the expert
Susie Burrell Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simply dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus - and just a warning, some of these simple swaps may...
Karen Kaplan New government data suggest a non-medical cause of America's childhood obesity crisis: denial.
Chew on This
Paula Goodyer According to an expert who specialises in eating disorders, tuning into your body's inner appetite signals is more useful than observing external food 'rules'.
Michael Moss Since taking the world by storm as a miracle drink, marketers of coconut water have now scaled back their claims.