Scientists have long thought that regions of DNA called telomeres control how long you live. We are now learning that it is your diet and lifestyle that shape your telomeres, not the other way around.
Health coaching looks like more than a fad – it comes with impressive research findings and is winning over the NHS.
All five experts said BMI is not ideal for determining the health of your weight.
Trainers and fitness gurus often tell their charges how to 'burn fat.' But what does that actually involve? Here's a Speed Read on something that actually takes a fairly long time.
Gestational diabetes should be seen as an opportunity to identify families at higher risk of metabolic problems and take action.
Knowing why patients on anti-psychotics gain weight may help researchers learn more about human attentional bias and food.
As luxury housing developments swallow up agricultural land, they also diminish our food security and health.
Children in the UK drink more energy drinks than in any other country in Europe — and many parents are unaware of the health risks.
Experts say there is still a long way to go before we can make firm statements about the best time of day to eat.
Researcher suggests obese dogs are more sensitive to rewards but there could be another explanation.
First study to look at binge eating during pregnancy and the long-term outcome for mother and child.
A new ad campaign from Coca-Cola shows they're trying to push a "sugar in moderation" line, while many of their products still contain far too much.
Gut microbe metabolites can tell us a lot about our health.
Obese people don't have more frequent or intense food wanting episodes than lean people, but they do enjoy their food less.
Excess weight affects fertility in men and women - the good news is weight loss can reverse the negative effects.
The physiological changes at the onset of schizophrenia are as marked as the mental changes, new study finds.
Men who take risks are more likely to eat in response to unpleasant emotions.
Shakespeare wrote of the 'seven ages of man', and our appetite for food changes as we age too – with implications for our health.
Recent studies have shown that we may be able to train ourselves to become more sensitive to certain tastes, which leads to feeling more full and satisfied after eating a meal.
Tonight, Four Corners looks at the tactics Big Sugar has used to influence health policy. Here's our pick of five analysis pieces that will get you informed on the issue before the program airs.