Whether you make formal New Year’s resolutions or not, the changing of the calendar often leads to contemplating what changes we might like to see in our lives. On the nutrition front, these are my top five picks for habits worth cultivating in 2017
We should teach our children to self-regulate their sweet and chocolate intake, instead of making them fussier eaters by obsessively only allowing them to eat black bean and beetroot brownies, instead of the real deal
'You can base your energy in your diet on either on carbohydrates or fat. It doesn’t make a big difference,' says Dr Simon Dankel
Love them or loathe them. It’s rare to find people who sit on the fence when it comes to Brussels sprouts. Julia Platt Leonard shares her favourite ways to serve them
Die-hard steak bake and sausage roll fans need not be alarmed - the well-loved fatty, flaky treats will still be available.
If we were doing things right we’d tax the salt, fat and sugar content of all foods – but what a regressive tax that would be, adding many pounds to a family’s weekly food bill. Which politician is going to advocate a tax on bread?
The President nevertheless 'strongly' recommended the nuts, calling them 'a good snack'
'Teaching people to cook really works and really does make a huge difference,' says celebrity chef
Greggs is going healthy
Study reinforces earlier work which suggests diet may play an important role in cutting cancer risk
'It's more acceptable to say 'I don't eat gluten' than to say 'I don't want to eat that cake''
Charity says a diet low in refined carbohydrates but high in healthy fats is the best way to prevent weight gain and aid weight loss
It might seem like the last thing you should do, but now anyone trying to lose weight should consider eating more chocolate and cheese and drinking more wine.
ATL delegates believe move will improve students’ diets and foster a love of cookery
Nutritional sciences lecturer Scott Harding argues all food can be part of a healthy diet
Children without siblings are almost three times more likely to be obese, study finds