Nutrition expert – sugar does not cause type 2 diabetes on its own.
Mounting evidence suggests that artificial sweeteners are linked to chronic health problems like obesity and diabetes. Should there be a tax on these foods?
A chemist explains how some molecules in human breast milk help fight infection. Understanding their properties could lead to better infant formulas that share the health advantages of breastfeeding.
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.
Despite the prevalence of Fairtrade sugar in UK society, the sugarcane industry remains deeply troubled.
A new study in rats adds to the evidence that artificial sweeteners may be bad for your health.
Sugar taxes fail to tackle the root of the problem -- the production and marketing of foods that cause chronic disease.
Why you might soon be paying more for your favourite sugary drink.
Sucralose increases the expression of genes linked with fat production.
Most parents will tell you their kids love juice. It tastes good and often comes in convenient and child-friendly packaging. Is the occasional juice OK?
The research shows a link between high-sugar diets and diseases such as dementia and cancer. It doesn't show that sugar causes them, but it's compelling enough to prompt us to cut down on sugar.
We often hear that we need to reduce our sugar intake. But don't skimp on the fruit – eating whole fruit (not juice) is much healthier.
Next time you're baking a cake or putting a spoonful of something sweet in your coffee, here's which sugar you should choose and why.
Quitting sugar is unlikely to improve your health any more than cutting down on ultra-processed foods, eating more vegetables and cooking food from scratch.
The sugar tax relies on creating a price difference between high- and low-sugar drinks, but this could be cancelled out by bundled offers, such as fixed-price meal deals.
There are some interesting animal studies on kombucha but the jury is still out on whether it's any healthier than tea.
A child nutritionist gives her advice.
A researcher warns that the sugary treats of the holiday season can set the stage for children's long-term health and academic success if left unchecked.
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.