Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Advisor to the Government, explains how the country can tackle obesity.
It seems almost every week there’s a new food scare – be it how much we eat, or what we’re eating – making us question what we put in our shopping baskets. But what’s it like if you’re a vegetarian?
I’ve launched #AdEnough in a bid to protect kids from junk food marketing – an issue that’s long been a focus of Which? campaigns. Here’s how the campaign will help tackle the rise in childhood obesity – and I need your help. (more on Jamie Oliver #AdEnough campaign…)
Are you committing ‘kitchen crimes’ at home that could risk food poisoning? Guest author Geoff Ogle from Food Standards Scotland explains why we should all be checking our food safety habits.
It’s Veganuary and supermarkets and restaurant chains are steadily picking up on the growing trend for plant-based eating. Our guest author, Hannah Jolliffe, asks if you’ve been tempted? (more on Veganuary…)
It’s that time of year when we’re encouraged to embrace ‘clean eating’, do a detox and cut things out of our diets. Why can’t we just eat everything in moderation and enjoy mealtimes more?
It’s all very well restricting adverts for unhealthy foods during children’s TV, but what about the shows watched by families that don’t fall under that category? It’s time the rules caught up with our viewing habits.
Do you find it tricky to follow recipes? Well, Ikea’s new easy-cooking edible recipe sheets might just be your saviour – plus, they cut the amount of washing-up you have to do after… (more on Ikea edible recipes…)
Nothing beats the taste of home-grown tomatoes, but are you watering your plants frequently enough? (more on watering tomatoes…)
Over the last few days, people up and down the country have been sunning themselves and so vitamin D levels are the least of our worries. But, vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and joints, so how are you keeping your levels topped up?
After months of veg shortages, leading grocers have been busy developing a new generation of fruit and veg that could patch up the gap. Small, but mighty, it’s tipped to be the next health food craze – but will you buy into it? (more on micro fruit and veg…)
The long-awaited childhood obesity strategy has finally been published. But is it really enough to tackle obesity in the UK?
(more on obesity…)
Will statins prevent heart attacks or are they harmful? Should we avoid eating fat or carbs? Will binge-watching TV kill us?
It can sometimes be difficult keeping to a healthy diet – and our latest research shows that the odds are too often stacked against you when it comes to supermarket promotions.
(more about supermarket promotions…)