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'We’ve lost our way': dietitians call for new nutrition guidelines

'We’ve lost our way': dietitians call for new nutrition guidelines

The National Nutrition Policy was last revised in 1992.

  • by Sarah Berry

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The men making meat-free eating a 'sexy' choice
Veganism

The men making meat-free eating a 'sexy' choice

  • by Sarah Berry
The simple change we can make to reduce the risk of depression
Nutrition

The simple change we can make to reduce the risk of depression

New research looking at nearly 46,000 people found that a healthier diet can significantly improve symptoms of depression.

  • by Sarah Berry
The three biggest threats to humanity revealed in Lancet report
Nutrition

The three biggest threats to humanity revealed in Lancet report

For too long humans have ignored the fundamental links between the three biggest threats to the global population

  • by Kate Aubusson
Could the 'fountain of youth' molecule reverse your ageing process?
Nutrition

Could the 'fountain of youth' molecule reverse your ageing process?

NAD+ is a buzz word in anti-ageing, but do the supplements promising to boost your levels live up to the hype?

  • by Sarah Berry
Bringing a packed lunch will boost your savings, but also your mood
Nutrition

Bringing a packed lunch will boost your savings, but also your mood

Planning lunches and eating with others can lower your stress, improve your work performance and help your bank balance.

  • by Clare Collins
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'Beauty' supplements: Drinking to better skin or a waste of money?
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'Beauty' supplements: Drinking to better skin or a waste of money?

Anecdotally, people swear by them, but is there any basis for the growing trend of collagen drinks and probiotic 'beauty' supplements?

  • by Sarah Berry
Is sugar an 'essential childhood experience'?
Opinion
Baby

Is sugar an 'essential childhood experience'?

If I make a sugar-free birthday cake for my child am I depriving her of being a kid?

  • by Sarah Berry
Is it high time parents embrace hemp foods?
Food safety

Is it high time parents embrace hemp foods?

Hemp is highly nutritious but three-quarters of parents are worried about giving it to their children.

  • by Sarah Berry
The Mediterranean diet may provide some dementia protection
Diet

The Mediterranean diet may provide some dementia protection

The role of vitamin B6, B12, vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids in reducing dementia occurrence has been suggested.

It's not 'naughty' to indulge over the holidays and this is why
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Nutrition

It's not 'naughty' to indulge over the holidays and this is why

The season has barely begun but the preparations for post-festive guilt are already in full swing.

  • by Sarah Berry