Recent News Headlines : Nutrition

FRENCH CHILDHOOD OBESITY TRENDS DOWNWARD AS GLOBAL RATES RISE


In the US, where obesity is considered a national crisis, rates among children have stabilised for the first time in decades... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 478

QUINOA GENOME UNVEILED IN SEARCH FOR HARDY CROP TO FEED WORLD


First grown by humans thousands of years ago in the high plateau around Lake Titicaca in the Andes, quinoa is still barely domesticated, the researchers said... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 601

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

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

DONALD TRUMP PICKS NEIL GORSUCH AS US SUPREME COURT NOMINEE


Mediterranean diet has long been known to have significant physical health benefits... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 7

AMERICANS ARE DITCHING DIETS -- AND NOW WE'RE FATTER THAN EVER


Weight Watchers and Nutrisystem are spending big bucks to tout their plans and their pitchwomen -- Oprah Winfrey and Marie Osmond, respectively... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 62

CLEAN EATING: THE DIRTY TRUTH: 7 MYTHS BUSTED


But the clean eating trend, linked to celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and food bloggers like Deliciously Ella, has apparently reached its peak... READ MORE

11th January, 2017 634

'I HOPE I'VE MADE YOU PROUD,' MICHELLE OBAMA GIVES FINAL SPEECH AS FLOTUS


Michelle Obama used her image to draw attention to childhood obesity through campaigns like Let's Move... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 728

NHS DIABETES PREVENTION PLAN 'UNLIKELY' TO HAVE IMPACT, STUDY SUGGESTS


Matt Fagg, programme director for the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, said Around five million people in this country are at risk of Type 2 Diabetes... READ MORE

7th January, 2017 18

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

BUON APPETITO! 10 TASTY MEDITERRANEAN RECIPES THAT COULD HELP STAVE OFF DEMENTIA


This study adds to the body of evidence that suggests the Mediterranean diet has a positive impact on brain health ..... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 369

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

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

FAT-FREE IS OUT. GLUTEN-FREE IS IN. WHAT TO LOOK FOR ON THE LABEL


No artificial ingredients, no trans fats, no high-fructose corn syrup, and no GMOs are also popular... READ MORE

1st January, 2017 619

SEVEN TIPS FOR KEEPING NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS


Bad habits can take years to become engrained and there are no quick fixes in making major lifestyle changes... READ MORE

30th December, 2016 36

MIDDLE-AGED BRITONS: DO YOU WORRY ABOUT YOUR HEALTH?


Public Health England launched a campaign aimed at 40 to 60-year-olds, 83 percent of whom are overweight or drink too much. Are you trying to be healthier?... READ MORE

29th December, 2016 56

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

PROCESSED MEAT COULD WORSEN ASTHMA SYMPTOMS, RESEARCH SUGGESTS


Among those who ate one or fewer weekly servings, the proportion of those with worsening asthma symptoms was 14 percent ... READ MORE

23rd December, 2016 75

CRUMPETS CONTAIN AS MUCH SALT AS THREE BAGS OF CRISPS, HEALTH CAMPAIGNERS WARN


By contrast Waitrose's crumpets contained half the concentration of salt with 0.75g per 100g, compared to 1.48g per 100g... READ MORE

23rd December, 2016 386

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

SUGAR TAX ON SOFT DRINKS COULD 'SIGNIFICANTLY' IMPACT OBESITY RATES, EXPERTS SAY


Experts said the proposed levy, due to be introduced in April 2018, was likely to have a significant impact on health and obesity rates... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 25

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

TRUMP MAY POSE A THREAT TO MICHELLE OBAMA'S LEGACY -- AND THE HEALTH OF AMERICANS


The most visible piece of Obama's agenda is school lunch reform, which affects the meals of 31 million children... READ MORE

14th December, 2016 40

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

THE 'MADURO DIET': VENEZUELANS HIT BY FOOD CRISIS - FRANCE 24


INSIDE THE AMERICAS This week, we tell you more about the food crisis in Venezuela. The economic crisis has left people lining up outside emptying supermarke..... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 2


Yo-Yo Dieting 'Triggers Caveman Response Which Can Mean Weight Gain'... READ MORE

6th December, 2016 31

SUGAR TAX COULD MEAN RISE IN GENERAL TAXATION, PRESSURE GROUP CLAIMS


The Treasury is expected to announce plans for taxes on sugary drinks which are forecast to raise ?520m a year... READ MORE

5th December, 2016 83

EATING DISORDERS: WHAT IS TREATMENT LIKE WHERE YOU LIVE?


NHS Digital figures show that hospital admissions for eating disorders in England are increasing... READ MORE

3rd December, 2016 629

AS A FELLOW FATTY, HERE'S WHY I SUPPORT KIM JONG-UN'S CENSORSHIP OF CHINA'S SEARCH ENGINE


I once did amateur Photoshop on my thigh, using the rubber feature in Paint... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 16

Trending News Headlines : Nutrition

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

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

CHEESE IS ADDICTIVE AS DRUGS, STUDY FINDS


One expert, Dr. Neal Barnard of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, even described cheese as dairy crack ... READ MORE

23rd October, 2015 4255

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

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

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

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

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

'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

'IF THINGS GO WRONG, I DRAW A LINE UNDER IT AND MOVE ON'


However, when people learned to be kinder to themselves they quickly got back to healthy eating, lost weight and kept it off... READ MORE

8th January, 2016 1008

'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

INFANT IN SPAIN DIAGNOSED WITH CONDITION AFTER BEING FED ON ALMOND MILK


The 11-month-old was diagnosed with scurvy, which is caused by a deficiency of vitamin C... READ MORE

22nd January, 2016 925

HOW TO CUT DOWN YOUR GROCERY BILL DESPITE THE 8 CAULIFLOWER


Registered dietitian Andrea Miller suggests families expand their palates by choosing seasonal, and different, vegetables like cabbage to keep bills steady... READ MORE

23rd January, 2016 807

AUSTRALIA IS THE THIRD-FASTEST GROWING VEGAN MARKET IN THE WORLD


Australian Dietary Guidelines say appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthy and nutritionally adequate ... READ MORE

5th June, 2016 771

CHILDHOOD OBESITY: MAY GOVERNMENT DILUTED PLANS, CLAIMS DISPATCHES


Childhood obesity uk's 'inexcusable' strategy is wasted opportunity, say experts... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 746

HIGH-FAT MEDITERRANEAN DIET DOES NOT CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN, STUDY FINDS


The Mediterranean diet, with a high fat content from olive oil and nuts, does not cause people to gain weight, a major study has found... READ MORE

7th June, 2016 618

NEW 'EXERCISE PILL' COULD BE A GAME CHANGER IN FIGHT AGAINST OBESITY


Pretty much all signs of heart disease went when mice were given this drug, the unit's deputy director Sean McGee has told AAP... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 603

8 FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT VEGANISM AND AN ANIMAL-FREE DIET


The Vegan Society certifies registered vegan products with its official vegan trademark... READ MORE

1st November, 2016 587

OBESITY SET TO SOAR FOR BOYS, BUT NOT GIRLS, FROM POORER HOMES


They miss out on school trips, nutritional meals and warm, dry clothes and homes... READ MORE

11th October, 2016 479

NEW STUDY SAYS PALEO DIET 'UNHEALTHY AND FATTENING' ANGERING ARDENT DEVOTEES


The study was published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes... READ MORE

19th February, 2016 418

LOW-SODIUM DIETS NOT ALWAYS WORTH THEIR SALT, CANADIAN STUDY FINDS


The study is very important for those who have high blood pressure, Mente said... READ MORE

23rd May, 2016 412

NHS MAY BAN SALE OF ALL SUGARY DRINKS


NHS surveys have found that obesity is the most significant self-reported health problem amongst healthcare staff... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 376

CANCER PATIENT GIVEN TWO WEEKS TO LIVE SAYS CLEAN-EATING HELPED HER FIGHT DISEASE


Natasha Grindley, 37, from Liverpool, said that doctors were surprised she had lived past two weeks after being diagnosed with stomach cancer back in July 2014... READ MORE

10th February, 2016 344


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