When healthy turns harmful

If you believe everything social media tells you about food, you’re at risk of having a potentially serious eating...

8 secret benefits of avocados

We all know avocados are rich in good fats, but here are eight more reasons to order the smashed...

Tasty animals no more

Going vegan has become a serious trend when one of its most avowed haters, chef Gordon Ramsay, announces that...

Eat to fight inflammation

Thought to be the cause of many modern diseases, tackle inflammation and you’re way ahead, says nutritionist Kathleen Alleaume. Whether...

Is sugar in fruit bad?

Fruit is one of the biggest sources of sugar in your diet, but that doesn’t mean it’s not good for...

Supermarket sweep: yoghurt

With yoghurt said to be an anti-inflammatory superhero, we asked dietitian Jemma O’Hanlon to check the dairy aisle and...

Busting metabolism myths

We talked to metabolism experts to address several misunderstandings people have about metabolism and metabolic rate. What’s your metabolism? It’s the...

Cold comfort: immune-boosting smoothie

Nutritionist Kathleen Alleaume creates a spicy, icy winter smoothie to keep your immune system fighting fit for flu season. As...

Feed me grapes

How do you get the benefits of exercise without exercising? Latest research says to take a bath and eat...

Mushroom magic

Mushrooms could hold the secret to slowing down ageing and increasing your immune function. Ashleigh Feltham reports. Packed with fibre...

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Why the new US dietary guidelines have angered nutritionists

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines just released by the US government have watered down some key recommendations by the nutrition scientists on whose work the guidelines...

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