Last night's Horizon (BBC2) pitted the two best food types against each other in "Sugar vs Fat", a battle which – as I flounce towards a chubby middle age – I'm calling as a score draw. They're both brilliant.
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Monday 01 April 2013
Eating oily fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids can add years to your life, a study has shown.
Sunday 31 March 2013
The South African military says five air force members have died in the crash of a helicopter that was patrolling as part of an anti-rhino poaching operation.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Who would have thought it? After millions of pounds in product recalls, nationwide revulsion and an international search for the guilty men, it seems that the horsemeat many of us have been eating inadvertently may be the new health food, according to scientists.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Give expensive memberships a miss and turn your house into a health club with this range of exercise essentials
Friday 08 March 2013
The Scotland midfielder has provided a good link-up between defence and attack
Friday 08 March 2013
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?
Tuesday 05 March 2013
The food industry must do more to reduce the impact of high prices on the poor, the Kellogg company has said, claiming that nearly five million people in Britain are struggling to put nutritious meals on the table.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
US research suggests that margarine might have been more harmful than butter and lard all along
Sunday 27 January 2013
Britain is leading the fight against global hunger. Millions of families in the world's poorest countries are getting the food and nutrition they need, thanks to the hard work of our charities, the generosity of our people, and the UK development budget.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Campaign targets multinationals who control 90 per cent of produce
Thursday 17 January 2013
Doctors have asked a court to decide whether a refugee on hunger strike can be forcibly fed. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons and is referred to in court documents as “A”, went on hunger strike to demand that the UK Border Agency returns his passport.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Horsemeat was eaten in Britain until the 1930s but has remained firmly off the menu ever since - despite the entreaties of Gordon Ramsay.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Half of Britain's teachers now see children arrive at school who have not eaten any breakfast. Around a third of primary teachers say they take food into school to give to their pupils, with one in six spending as much as £25 a month to do so.
Monday 31 December 2012
Now that fighting here in the Central African Republic is forcing thousands of families to flee their homes, Unicef's role is more important than ever.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Societally enforced vegetarianism is neither good for India's people, nor her cattle
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella