And why they may be about to change their diets in the years ahead.
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With summer upon us, some people may be hoping to shed a few kilos. Although a quick-fix can be tempting, to keep the weight off in the longer term, here's how to steer clear of the fads.
Excessively eating junk foods during adolescence could alter brain development, leading to lasting poor diet habits. But, like a muscle, the brain can be exercised to improve willpower.
Everyone knows it's hard to stop eating potato chips or chocolate chip cookies. New research shows why: Certain combinations of fat, sodium, sugar or carbohydrates make them irresistible.
Many argue the key to helping low-income Americans eat healthier is eliminating food deserts. A new study suggests this doesn't help.
Many migraine headaches are triggered by certain foods. Recently, a lot of attention has focused on gluten. An expert explains how a piece of bread can cause pain in your head.
We found that 13- and 14-year-old teens from deprived areas already showed signs of developing heart disease – but also made some surprising discoveries about what factors can lead to a healthy heart.
A recent study reported a high consumption of dairy products was associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer. But breaking down the results shows there's no reason for men to give up dairy.
Americans eat more meat on average than citizens of any other nation, but new survey findings show that plant-based meat products are winning fans across the US.
Scurvy cases in England have more than doubled in the past ten years. But malnutrition rates have more than tripled.
Shoppers struggle to make sense of food labels – and aren't always sure what they're eating.
Australian supermarkets and fast food chains will soon be stocking a homegrown meat alternative that tastes and feels like meat and even sizzles on the barbecue.
The world is coming round to meat alternatives, but we need to speed the process up for the sake of the environment.
Delivering the extra protein older people need via biscuits could be a simple and effective way to help guard against muscle loss in ageing.
A review of research related to diversity in diet found studies repeatedly show that eating a wide variety of foods improves health and wellbeing.
Expert looks at latest diet trend which claims 'resetting' your hormones is the key to losing stubborn weight.
Societal pressures make it hard for people living in low-income areas to change their ways.
What science says about how to lose weight and whether you really need to.
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A professor in nutrition and dietetics explains.
Most people know that a poor diet can lead to heart disease, diabetes and even cancer. Few are aware that it can also cause blindness.