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Wednesday 15 February 2012
A malnourished child is not the same as a starving one. They may not even be hungry, if they get enough calories. But what kind of calories? A child needs protein to grow and micronutrients are essential to development. Millions lack both.
Friday 03 February 2012
Scientists say fortifying foods with nutrients could help save lives, while critics say it's mass medication and unethical. Meg Carter hears the arguments.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
A quarter of all toddlers in the UK are lacking Vitamin D, according to research.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Boosting vitamin D intake could help to prevent age-related diseases, in particular loss of vision and blindness, a study said.
Monday 02 January 2012
It's not just our insides that need a reboot after Christmas...These products promise to get our skin glowing too
Monday 28 November 2011
Make your skin glow in the harsh winter weather with a protective moisturiser which softens and nourishes your face
Wednesday 31 August 2011
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Tuesday 26 July 2011
Monday 25 July 2011
Rickets, the bone disease that causes bowed legs and stunted growth in children and is associated with Victorian England, is making a comeback.
Sunday 24 July 2011
There was an alarming story in last week's papers about the findings of a Department of Health report on eating habits. The UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey found that teenage girls "are condemning themselves to a lifetime of ill health by eating less than three servings of fruit and vegetables every day," said one newspaper. "They are also shunning meat, depriving themselves of essential nutrients ... and eating far too much saturated fat."
Sunday 24 July 2011
Friday 22 July 2011
Teenage girls have the unhealthiest diets in the UK, with fewer than one in 10 eating the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day.
Thursday 02 June 2011
It seems unconscionable that a country with the resources of the UK should be iodine-deficient in 2011. Until this study, no large-scale national survey of iodine status had been done in Britain for decades.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a white stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Russian warships in English Channel 'to conduct anti-aircraft and anti-submarine military drills'
- 1 BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes