Mothers, what you eat during pregnancy influences not only your own wellbeing but that of your baby. Your diet can program your baby's future risk of developing obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Breakfast is brain food for kids. While skipping breakfast is a bad idea for anyone, kids will feel the impact more. They have a higher ratio of brain weight to liver weight, which means that their brain's overnight demand for glucose more quickly outstri
Obesity in childhood strongly predisposes to obesity in adulthood. Yet many parents are oblivious to the fact that their child is carrying around more than just puppy fat, and they assume their child will simply grow out of it.
Many women are fearful of developing cancer but hip fractures are more common than cancer of the breast, cervix and uterus combined. While calcium has stolen the spotlight, researchers have discovered that soy and other plant foods may also be vital ingre
With the cold and flu season upon us, it's time to look at ways to boost your immune system. By building up resistance, your body will be better prepared to defend itself when the dreaded winter bugs arrive. Personal trainer Andrew Cate gives five practic
If you've worked for months to fit into that bikini, don't blow it once you get to the beach by giving in to greasy takeaways and sugary drinks. Research shows it's very easy to regain lost weight- especially on holidays-so make every mouthful count while
Bigger portion sizes make you eat more, even if you think the food tastes terrible, according to a new study from Cornell University. Portion size is now thought to be as influential as taste, in determining whether we overeat.
People who choose low "energy-dense" diets eat more food (by weight) but consume fewer calories, helping them to better regulate their weight, according to a new study of more than seven thousand Americans published in the American Journal of Clinical Nut
All-or-nothing approaches to dieting don't work in the long run. They can even be dangerous in the extreme. Better to try something that allows success over the long term, proposes nutrition expert Kelly James-Enger, keeping a balance and with higher prob