We’re less able to burn fat and process carbs at night.
It comes down to what and how much you eat over the day, rather than when you eat most of your food.
Non-compliance at mealtimes can be stressful for parents. However, research shows that independence at mealtimes is completely appropriate for children as they learn to discriminate based on newly recognized qualities of foods such as taste, texture, presentation and familiarity.
A picky eater need not ruin dinner and drive parents crazy. Two nutrition experts offer simple strategies for happier and healthier family mealtimes.
The current trend is to dispense with meat and even any animal products. What does science say about these new diets?
It makes a tasty dressing, but the health claims are overblown.
Folk medicine has favoured apple cider vinegar for centuries and many claims are made for its supposed benefits. But what does the science say?
The evidence shows that both low and high fat diets can reduce your risks of cardiovascular disease – if they are plant-based.
From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
It really should be consumed at least twice a week.
Being vegan and an athlete can go hand-in-hand, but it does take careful planning.
There’s a big difference between carbohydrates in wholegrains and lollies.
During pregnancy women get bombarded with food and nutrition information. Eat this, don’t eat that! It gets very confusing. Recent debates about the role of carbohydrates have cranked the confusion up…
The low iodine concentration in milk substitutes may mean consumers are at risk of iodine deficiency.
A study of middle-aged British women shows that omega-3 has beneficial effects on gut health.
Poor diet hurts our health and our wallets.
Poor diet kills hundreds of thousands per year. If we want to achieve meaningful health care reform, we need to address our nation's nutrition crisis.
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Research suggests that taking a photo of your food makes it taste better.
Research into intermittent fasting suggests it's not a health gimmick.
An unbalanced meal.
A healthy diet is a good idea, but cutting out entire food groups is not.
The price of weight loss is lifelong vigilance
Melanoma transfer tattoo.
Doctors are taught how to treat skin cancer – but not necessarily how to empathise with those who have it.
Food on the mind.
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Understanding how your brain responds to food could be the key to losing weight
Vitamin D comes in two forms: D2 and D3. Until now, they were believed to be equal. A new study casts doubt on that belief.
Blue cheese: either you love it or you hate it. But why?
Taste dictates most food choices, but there's more to it than just the taste buds on your tongue.
Modern diets are changing the compositions of our gut microbiota, and with that, our personalities.
For most of the twentieth century, we were at war with microbes, leading to substantial changes in our body's ecosystem. This has changed our diets, disease profile, moods and even personalities.