People with a sweet tooth can (partly) blame their genes for their sugar habit. New research shows how the brain also gets involved.
You may think you know everything about keeping your teeth healthy, but what you don't know might surprise you...
The link that Ronald McDonald House creates between itself and sick children is not just positive, it is sacrosanct.
Many foods that seem healthy contain various hidden fats, sugars and salts. If you're trying to lose weight, it pays to know where they're hiding.
Is yogurt as healthy as you think?
If you want to remain lean, this study of mouse diets suggests your fat intake should make up just a fifth of your overall calorie intake.
Children in the UK drink more energy drinks than in any other country in Europe — and many parents are unaware of the health risks.
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.
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.