To boost your immune defenses against corona and other viruses, one of the most effective things you can do is maintain your natural circadian rhythms. Here's how to do that.
Research shows a wider impact than you might think, including on mental health and pain.
We're hardwired to love sweet things, but too much sugar is leading to an increase in type 2 diabetes. Here's what individuals and policymakers can do cut our collective sugar intake.
PODCAST: The second episode of our series on the personalisation of healthcare focuses on your diet.
Olive oil, grapes and fish. There's a lot to love about the Mediterranean diet but focusing on it might be a way to exclude other healthy and global diets.
The FODMAP diet was developed to reduce the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. But as it grows in popularity, online bloggers and 'health gurus' are promoting it for a range of unusual purposes.
Americans love their supplements, but some of the products are contaminated with heavy metals, bacteria and toxic fungi. The FDA has little control because of a law passed in 1994.
A study of Ghanaians living in northern England provides insight into how eating habits change through the generations.
Plant-rich diets can help tackle the climate crisis, prevent disease and improve mental health.
And why they may be about to change their diets in the years ahead.
Vitamin D is essential for good health and particularly for fighting infections and keeping the microbes in the human gut healthy. But in winter it can be difficult to get enough.
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.