Paula Goodyer Six years ago New York Times food writer Mark Bittman was overweight and pre-diabetic - until he overhauled his diet.
US fast food giant McDonald's, famed for its beef-based Big Mac burgers, says it will open its first ever vegetarian-only restaurant in the world in India next year.
Paula Goodyer If you'd rather eat plants than pork, where do you go?
Stephanie Gardiner Tell your friends you're swapping beef for broccoli, pork for pumpkin and lamb for legumes, and it's likely you'll be inundated with health warnings.
The Duchess of Cambridge worked hard for her slim post-pregnancy figure, and now she's taking on an unusual diet to boost her complexion.
Nicky Phillips High-protein, Atkins-style diets may keep you leaner but they are unlikely to help you live longer.
Sarah Berry It turns out that there is good food for thought behind many so-called fad diets. In addition to this they are not as different as first appearances suggest.
Sarah Berry It's hardly what you expect from a cigar-smoking, bling-toting, former drug dealer, but Jay-Z (and wife Beyonce) are going green.
Kathleen Alleaume The "alkaline" diet claims to whittle the waistline, curb inflammatory conditions and even cure cancer. Yet the evidence supporting any of these health claims is pretty slim.
Paula Goodyer The US might be the birthplace of the quadruple bypass burger (available with 20 slices of bacon), but it's also home to the Meatless Monday movement and some of the most passionate promoters of...
Shelly Horton Sneak a look at the apps on Miranda Kerr’s iphone and you can see why she’s a supermodel.
Sarah Berry Meal replacements or real meals; what's the best way to rein it in?
Paula Goodyer Beans may be your brain's best friend, research suggests.
Sarah Berry New study investigates the link between vegetarianism and eating disorders.
Diets of yore
Daisy Dumas Old school Hollywood diets make today's food fads look tame, writes Daisy Dumas.
Graham Osborne Why more and more celebrities are refusing to eat meat or dairy products.
Graham Osborne Can eating your vegies really help to fight cancer and other chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes?
Paula Goodyer These days, it is no longer a given that everyone sitting around the table at Christmas wants to eat turkey, pork or ham.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer Feeding meat eaters and vegos this Christmas? Design a menu to bring people together - not set them apart.
Vegetarians are 32 per cent less likely to be hospitalised or die from heart disease than people who eat meat and fish, scientists at England's Oxford University say.