Recent News Headlines : Nutrition

MICHELLE OBAMA CRITICIZES DELAY IN SCHOOL-LUNCH NUTRITION RULES


What is wrong with you and why is that a partisan issue? Mrs. Obama said... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 0

SATURATED FAT'S NOT ALWAYS THE ENEMY, BUT IT'S NOT YOUR BESTIE EITHER


But we know whether it's saturated fat or not, eating a lot of red meat increases your risk of heart disease and cancer... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 146

UK MUST GET TOUGH ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY, SAYS TOP DOCTORS


Obesity Health Alliance issues 10-point action plan in hope of influencing party manifestos for general election... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 550

THE 7 HEALTHIEST BREAKFASTS AROUND THE WORLD


Below, BDA Dietitians round-up some of the healthiest breakfasts eaten around the globe... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 966

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO ROLL BACK SOME SCHOOL MEAL STANDARDS


The association often clashed with the Obama administration, which phased in the healthier school meal rules starting in 2012... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 77

OBESITY IN PARADISE REVIEW - FIGHTING FAT ON SAMOA


It doesn't look like reporter Sophie Morgan, whose sad film it is, is either... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 179

CUTTING SATURATED FAT DOES NOT REDUCE HEART DISEASE RISK, CARDIOLOGISTS SAY


Pass the butter Cutting saturated fat does not reduce heart disease risk, cardiologists say... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 30181

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS LEAVE 3 MILLION CHILDREN AT RISK OF HUNGER, REPORT SAYS


He added Abolishing hunger during school holidays is beyond the ability of individual community groups and volunteers alone... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 7293

'43 DIFFERENT NAMES FOR SUGAR': CALLS FOR CLEARER FOOD LABELS TO AVOID 'HIDDEN SUGARS'


Health advocates are lobbying federal, state and territory leaders for clearer sugar labels on food products following the release of Choice's latest report... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 896

HOW MUCH SUGAR IS IN OUR FOOD?


Many of those working in nutrition say it's not just about the sugar in our processed foods, but the company that it keeps... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 14032

SHOULD LINK BETWEEN DEMENTIA AND ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS BE TAKEN WITH A PINCH OF SALT?


But the first reason to pause is that the study found no such risk in people who drank standard sugary lemonades and colas... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1269

METABOLISM OF OXYGEN-DEPRIVED MOLE-RATS SEEN OFFERING HOPE IN TIMES OF HEART ATTACK


In low-oxygen conditions, they enter a coma-like state and release fructose into the blood... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1

CHILDREN DISCOVERED ON BRINK OF STARVATION IN BELARUSIAN ORPHANAGES


The photos of raw-boned children from one of the Minsk orphanages published by the online magazine Imena shocked Belarusians... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 6555

FIRST US SUGAR TAX SEES SOFT DRINK SALES FALL BY ALMOST 10%, STUDY SHOWS


Berkeley is unlike most cities in America, with far higher levels of wealth and education and low consumption of colas and other sugary drinks... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 2445

AMSTERDAM'S SOLUTION TO THE OBESITY CRISIS


There are about 2,000 morbidly obese children in Amsterdam who are the initial focus... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 22598

WHY YOUR LUNCH IS MORE POLITICAL THAN YOU MIGHT THINK


Nigella suggests that clean eating is often nothing more than a way of legitimising eating disorders... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 16

NIGERIAN BORN CHEF IN LONDON PREPARING VEGAN DISHES


Nigerian born British chef, Tomi Makanjuola is defying the odds by preparing vegan cuisine with an African twist at this pop-up restaurant in London... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 29

WAYS TO SOLVE OUR GROWING WEIGHT PROBLEMS


Obesity is a vivid example of the link between general and oral health... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 204

GOVERNMENT PLAN ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY VERY DISAPPOINTING, SAY MPS


We've said time and again that it was an error for government to exclude TV junk food advertising restrictions in their obesity plan, said Viner... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 1210

WOMB CANCER RISK GROWS WITH WAIST


Women who have a higher waist to hip ratio could have an increased risk of womb cancer, a study suggests... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 4

TOOTH EXTRACTIONS RISE AMONG UNDER-FOURS


Surge in dental surgery on young children triggers call for action on oral health education and sugar intake... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 1986

BEST LIFE EXPECTANCY, LOWEST DEATH RATES


Read Mediterranean Diet Ranks Among Best Eating Plans To Lose Weight, Stay Healthy The Mediterranean diet has long been extolled for its health benefits... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 112

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS FIVE FOODS THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL MORE JOYFUL


Cacao also releases energy far slower than simply gulping down a chocolate bar... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 232

ITALY'S STRUGGLING ECONOMY HAS WORLD'S HEALTHIEST PEOPLE


Yet Italians are in way better shape than Americans, Canadians and Brits, who all suffer from higher blood pressure and cholesterol and poorer mental health... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 74336

ASDA PULLS DIET READY MEALS FROM SHELVES AFTER SLIMMING WORLD DISPUTE


Asda said Slimzone ready meals included ingredients which were classed as Syn free in the Slimming World diet plan... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 407

SOUTH AMERICAN TRIBE FOUND TO HAVE THE HEALTHIEST HEARTS EVER STUDIED


A South American tribe with a highly active lifestyle has the healthiest arteries of any population yet studied, say researchers... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 1909

WHY I FEED MY BABY CAKE


It went something like this Mum 1 It drives me mad, people giving their children those fruit yoghurts... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 472

IS VEGETABLE OIL MAKING US FAT?


This type of olive oil is an all-purpose cooking oil What is it made from oil extracted from rapeseed... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 392

5:2 RELAXES THE RULES AND ALLOWS 800 CALORIES A DAYA


Dr Mosley said empty calories should remain strictly off-limits on fasting days... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 1735

BACON, SODA & TOO FEW NUTS TIED TO BIG PORTION OF US DEATHS


Overeating or not eating enough of the 10 foods and nutrients contributes to nearly half of U.S. deaths from these causes, the study suggests... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 43

Trending News Headlines : Nutrition

PARENTS STRUGGLE TO KEEP THE JUNK FOOD OUT OF LITTLE MOUTHS


Kelly Hall, a 35-year-old working mother of three children -- ages three, eight and 15 -- admits that her family eats fast food three times a week... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 30442

CHILDREN WHO DRINK FULL-FAT MILK END UP SLIMMER THAN THOSE ON SKIMMEDA


But research on more than 2,700 children found those given full-fat versions ended up with a significantly lower body mass index than those given semi-skimmed varieties... READ MORE

17th November, 2016 29343

TAX MEAT AND DAIRY TO CUT EMISSIONS AND SAVE LIVES, STUDY URGES


The researchers found climate taxes would save more than half a million early deaths every year, largely in Europe, the US, Australia and China... READ MORE

7th November, 2016 22130

SWEDISH MUM'S BATTLE AGAINST SUGAR GOES VIRAL


Anna Larsson decided to cut out sweet treats after realising how bad her young daughter's cravings had become... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 16513

MEXICO'S SUGAR TAX LEADS TO FALL IN CONSUMPTION FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING


Mexico has high rates of obesity - more than 70 percent of the population is overweight or obese - and sugar consumption... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 14287

LOOKING FOR HEALTHY FAST FOOD? TRY TACO BELL


Try Taco Bell The chain plans to cut an additional 10 percent of sodium across the menu and is eliminating XL sodas this year... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 10993

MARK AUSTIN ADMITS HE TOLD ANOREXIC DAUGHTER 'STARVE YOURSELF TO DEATH'


Austin's daughter Maddy, now 22, became ill in 2012, losing four stone and changing from a healthy and promising athlete to an emaciated, ghostlike figure ... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 7257

HEALTH MINISTER JANE PHILPOTT TO ANNOUNCE NEW FOOD LABELLING, MARKETING REGULATIONS


In May 2010, the World Health Organization released recommendations on the marketing of food and beverages to children... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 5276

CHILDREN CONSUME HALF OF DAILY SUGAR QUOTA AT BREAKFAST - STUDY


PHE is launching a campaign to raise awareness of health problems linked to excessive sugar intake... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 4786

A BAD DIET IS WORSE THAN DRUGS, ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO COMBINED


Whether it's too much junk food or a lack of nutritious food, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is on the rise, a new report shows... READ MORE

3rd October, 2016 4176

HOW TO MAKE YOUR CHILD A HEALTHY BREAKFAST THAT THEY'LL ACTUALLY LIKE


It's crucial for children to have a healthy breakfast, but we know the mornings in a busy household can be fraught... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 3855

WORLD'S OLDEST WOMAN SAYS EGGS ARE SECRET TO LONG LIFE


Morano has a few more birthdays to go before she breaks Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment's record breaking run of 122-years-old... READ MORE

29th October, 2016 3454

THIS STUDY 40 YEARS AGO COULD HAVE RESHAPED THE AMERICAN DIET. BUT IT WAS NEVER FULLY PUBLISHED.


Indeed, the Dietary Guidelines continue to embrace the principles advocated by the Minnesota researchers from 40 years ago... READ MORE

13th April, 2016 3143

JUNK FOOD SHORTENING LIVES OF CHILDREN WORLDWIDE, DATA SHOWS


The World Obesity Federation, which compiled the data, predicted that number would rise to 4.1 million by 2025... READ MORE

8th October, 2016 2745

PORTUGAL TO LEVY SUGAR TAX ON SOFT DRINKS IN 2017


World health organisation urges all countries to tax sugary drinks... READ MORE

15th October, 2016 2076

IS SKIPPING BREAKFAST BAD FOR US? NEW STUDY FINDS LINKS WITH HEART DISEASE AND OBESITY


Skipping breakfast or eating late in the day could raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity according to a new study... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 2031

START EATING PURPLE FOR GOOD HEALTH


They said Richly colored purple foods are popping up everywhere purple cauliflower, black rice, purple asparagus, elderberries, acai, purple sweet potatoes, purple corn and cereal... READ MORE

19th December, 2016 1946

ALERT AS POISONOUS PAINT THINNER FOUND IN LIDL GRAVY


Instead, return it to a Lidl UK store for a full refund... READ MORE

17th December, 2016 1942

LOW PROTEIN DIET 'EQUALS LONGEVITY'


If you want to live longer, you may want to ditch the high protein, low carbohydrate diet... READ MORE

30th September, 2016 1902

CHILDREN'S SUGAR INTAKE EQUALS FIVE DOUGHNUTS A DAY, CAMPAIGNERS SAY


Obesity Health Alliance calls for food and drink makers to cut 'hidden' sugar to curb dangerous obesity among young people... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 1532

COCKROACH MILK IS THE SUPERFOOD THE WORLD'S BEEN WAITING FOR


Despite it's nutritional value, cockroach milk is extremely high in calories... READ MORE

26th July, 2016 1531

CHILDHOOD OBESITY LINKED TO IRREGULAR SLEEP AND SKIPPING BREAKFAST


The study, led by academics from University College London, challenges the widely-held view that soaring childhood obesity rates are caused solely by overeating... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 1514

HEALTH CHIEF: OBESITY WARNING LETTERS TO PARENTS MUST NOT BE WATERED DOWN


Dame Sally Davies was speaking as new figures emerged from the child measurement programme that showed levels of obesity among children were still getting steadily worse... READ MORE

3rd November, 2016 1076

CHILDREN'S CHARACTERS MAY DISAPPEAR FROM UNHEALTHY FOOD IN NETHERLANDS


'Licensed media characters' like Dora the Explorer and Miffy would no longer be used to target young children under initiative by Dutch food industry... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 1070

GPS SHOULD NOT WORRY ABOUT OFFENDING OBESE PATIENTS, FINDS STUDY


More than three-quarters of patients said yes to weight-loss programmes in trial of 30-second intervention by doctors... READ MORE

25th October, 2016 1055

SMOKING AND DRINKING AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE AT LOWEST LEVEL ON RECORD


Stubbornly high rates of obesity also reflected wider social attitudes, she said... READ MORE

15th December, 2016 1030

'I LOVE SURPRISING PEOPLE': SEE THE CHANGING FACE OF VEGANISM


After she found credible sources from the World Health Organisation about the potential health benefits of veganism, she began transitioning her family to a plant-based diet... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 1024

'DIABETES EPIDEMIC IN INDIGENOUS POPULATIONS' HIGHLIGHTS DISPARITY


Type 2 diabetes onset was earlier among First Nations people than non-First Nations people... READ MORE

19th September, 2016 969

I HAD HEARD CLEAN EATING MADE YOU FEEL BETTER - BUT FOR ME IT WENT WRONG


Because of my eating disorder I have body dysmorphic disorder and have always feel more overweight than I am... READ MORE

2nd October, 2016 942

NHS CHIEF CALLS ON PARENTS TO SHOW SOME 'TOUGH LOVE' IN OBESITY BATTLE


Britain's obesity levels are among the worst in the world, with two thirds of adults and one third of young children obese or overweight... READ MORE

27th December, 2016 934


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