Posts Tagged ‘diet’

New Cooking Series For Parents and Children

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Let’s Cookalong encourages children to take taste buds on a culinary ‘around-the world’ trip


Regular consumption of spicy foods linked to lower risk of death

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Data suggests most benefit from eating spices regularly throughout the week

Eating spicy food more frequently as part of a daily diet is associated with a lower risk of death, suggests a new study (more…)

America's Least Healthy Cities: An Eye-Opening Survey

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

In some ways, Americans are getting healthier. The number of Americans who smoke has declined consistently, year on year. That's a cause for celebration. By some other measures (more…)

Cheese still laden with salt, despite many products meeting reduction targets

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Salt content varies widely even within same type of cheese; much tougher targets needed

The salt content of cheese sold in UK supermarkets remains high, despite many products meeting the recommended government targets on salt reduction (more…)

Crowdsourcing apps may help dieters lose weight

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

App users as good as trained experts at rating healthiness of foods

Crowdsourcing may help dieters stick to healthy foods and lose weight, as participants are as good as trained experts at correctly rating the healthiness of foods and giving feedback on them, indicates research (more…)

Young Friends of the Earth Launch Meat Free May

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Today, Young Friends of the Earth launches Meat Free May (Wednesday 16 April 2014), which challenges the public to give up meat and fish for one month, while raising vital funds for Friends of the Earth. (more…)

Fried foods may interact with genes to influence body weight, say experts

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Chances of obesity twice as likely for individuals at highest genetic risk

Individuals who are genetically predisposed to obesity may be more susceptible to the adverse effects of eating fried foods, concludes a study (more…)

The 9-5: Our Dieting Downfall

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

• Over a quarter of diets fail due to unhealthy workplace snacking

• A third of all snacking takes place at our desks

• Marketing people top the unhealthy table, with lawyers at the bottom (more…)

Greater dietary fibre intake associated with lower risk of heart disease

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

As little as one extra portion of wholegrains plus more fruit and vegetables can decrease risk

Greater dietary fibre intake is associated with a lower risk of both cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease (more…)

3 In 4 Allergic Consumers Buy Food With Unregulated Labelling

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

UK Food Industry Called To Action As 3 In 4 Allergic Consumers Buy Food With Unregulated Labelling

A conference at the Food Standards Agency (FSA) headquarters next week will explore the risks allergic consumers (more…)

Food Processing Industry Counts The Cost Of Horsemeat Scandal

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Despite the widespread mayhem caused by the recent horsemeat scandal, nearly three quarters (74%) of food processing firms say that it has had no direct impact on their businesses, cashflow or sales. (more…)

Is the Health Message Getting Through to Older Men

Friday, October 4th, 2013

• Ten years on from the death of Bob Monkhouse from prostate cancer and five years on from his ground-breaking posthumous TV commercial, new study finds millions of men over 50 still don’t know symptoms (more…)

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