Is this really what our Paleolithic ancestors ate? New data suggests prehistoric diets had a lot more overlap with our own than earlier studies estimated.
The Paleo Diet is popular, but research has yet to substantiate its purported health benefits. As evolutionary anthropologists, here’s why we think it’s time to leave the Paleo Diet in the past.
Using simple behavioural science models can help programmes to understand people’s lives and how to design nutrition interventions that directly benefit them.
Here’s what the new WHO guidelines mean for people who have switched to artificial sweeteners for health reasons.
Deciding what to eat can be mentally taxing, especially when you are not feeling well. But, our diet plays a role in preventing and managing poor health, including COVID.
If you’re looking to shed a few pounds, you might want to take a close look of this burger.
Healthy eating campaigns tend to put forward images of nutritious foods. But science shows there is a more effective and counterintuitive way of steering people away from junk food.
Students and a teacher seen on a rooftop garden at École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School in Lacombe, Alta., in June 2022.
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Both at home and in schools, food can become a powerful tool to empower young people to take climate action, which can lead to reduced climate anxiety and increased feelings of hope for the future.
Coronation Quiche may be fit for a king. But with a few tweaks, can be made to suit your budget. Hint: store-bought pastry is cheaper.
The battle against poor nutrition: a history of school meals in the UK.
From soup and semolina to Jamie’s school dinners: the changing face of school meals in the UK.
Ozempic uses semaglutide to mimic the role of a hormone naturally produced by the body to create feelings of fullness. Certain foods can do the same thing.
Heart-healthy approaches to eating include the Mediterranean diet, the DASH diet and the Portfolio diet.
Research shows the key to changing your diet is focusing on changing eating habits and food behaviours, one at a time.
Although lots of parents consider family mealtimes important, they may also dread the planning and preparation involved.
A change in food prices might immediately address the lack of economic access to food but will not address the root causes of food insecurity.
A drop in food prices might immediately address the lack of economic access to food but will not address the root causes of food insecurity.
Australia’s food labelling system is under-performing. Here’s how we can make it more effective.
A soldier stands guard at a makeshift camp in Somalia’s Baidoa, a southwestern town frequently attacked by Al-Shabaab militants.
The negative effects of conflict on human capital – particularly nutrition, health and education – are larger than commonly thought.
Pulses are important for many reasons. They are packed with nutrition, resilient and crucial for achieving food security in Africa.
‘Ultra-processed’ is not just another term for junk food. It has been shown to be bad for the body and the planet – and it can be tricky to identify.
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From low histamine to anti-inflammatory diets, people on social media have been touting a variety of eating patterns to help manage long COVID.
Feeling tired and groggy in the morning may well lead you to crave a coffee boost. But is it a gift or just a loan in terms of energy?
The new system generally gives higher scores to fruits, vegetables and minimally processed foods.
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The Food Compass system scores foods based on variables like the amounts of refined grains and sugars, processing and healthful ingredients. People who ate better-scoring foods had better overall health.
Encouraging your child to ‘eat a rainbow’ is backed by the evidence and can start more well-rounded and positive conversations with them about foods.