Sugar named the world’s most popular drug
Should sugar be treated like a drug? A new study shows that seasonal lattes and hot chocolates being sold by some high street coffee chains can contain up to 23 spoonfuls of sugar per cup.
Eating more fruit and veg aids longer living
New research reveals that those who eat ten portions of fruit and vegetables a day are more likely to live longer. Some want the five-a-day guideline doubled. But is this asking too much?
Swap burgers for bugs to save the planet says UN
Can the world stomach the latest sustainability recommendation from the United Nations: will you make insects a central part of your diet, to protect the environment and solve world hunger?
Celebrity recipes ‘worse than junk food’
A new survey has revealed that dishes dreamed up by celebrity chefs are less healthy than supermarket ready meals. Is home-cooked grub really no better for our bodies?
Outraged Americans wage war on ‘pink slime’
An unpleasant meat product known as pink slime has caused outrage this month. Yesterday, four ‘slime factories’ were forced to close. But is it wrong to be so picky about food?
Chocolate is good for you, claim new reports
Sweet tooth? According to new research, plenty of chocolate could be a miraculous path to losing weight. But are headline-grabbing health reports trustworthy?