Tackling the subject is difficult enough without the media’s absurd claims that belittle the seriousness of the health risk
Report calls for Government to limit sale of 'supersized' food and drink items
Antioxident Vitamin C is found in potatoes, kale, cabbage and celery
Whole grains are high in fibre and have been linked to preventing ailments from heart disease to bowel cancer
Keeping a box of cereal out on the kitchen counter means you are likely to weigh more than people who keep their cereal boxes tided away, according to a new study.
Going for the 'low-fat' option may not be the best idea
Body mass index rises alongside economic growth
Fast food restaurant McDonald’s has advised its own staff that a burger, fries and soft drink is an “unhealthy choice”.
Instead of fear-mongering with terrifying statistics, or setting up restaurants that promise an evening of calorie free dining, shouldn't we promote the art of moderation?
Cuddly comedian Michael McIntyre is paying £60 a day to have diet meals delivered to his door. But is this take-away approach healthy? Simon Usborne weighs in
Manufacturers' measurements do not take into account the caloric value of fibre
The Government, food industry and public health establishment connive in supporting the myth of convenience food
An enterprising schoolgirl who raised more than £120,000 for charity through her controversial school meals blog has released a book charting her story.
After years of rebelling against official advice and protesting that using red, amber and green labels to signal the nutritional value of its products was too simplistic, Tesco is to adopt the popular "traffic light" system on its food and drink products.
All last week I was a panellist on The Wright Stuff on Channel 5, a daily morning programme a full two hours long. Its presenter Matthew Wright engages the common man and woman, harvesting and challenging their opinions and feelings about life, culture and politics. The viewers, sharp, sensitive, smart, come from sectors of society largely disregarded by the elite.
The way we do our hair or make-up alters regularly, but it's unlikely that the stuff in our make-up bag mutates so conspicuously. Cosmetic colours vary, formulas improve, but – generically speaking – the products themselves remain the same.