Health in the Media

Public Health England are calling on food manufacturers to cut the calories in their products...
The dairy industry are worried about people shunning milk and dairy products so they are trying to...
Writing for the BBC news pages, Michael Mosely says “Although most coliform bacteria are not...

Health features

Bird flu viruses occur naturally in wild water-birds without making them ill and have done so for millions of years. They are passed on in water from one... more
Meat has been recognised as a risk factor for cancer since the early 1900s. Countries with high intakes have higher rates of bowel, breast and prostate cancer, three of the most common types. Other... more

Having a baby is truly momentous – you want to do everything you can to give your little one the best start in life. So suddenly your vegan diet is open to scrutiny in a way it never has been,... more
Some time ago I watched a programme about the different types of diets people follow. There was a banker who saw himself as a modern day hunter-gatherer in the city. He explained how he followed a... more
Our cells - every single cell in your body – run on carbs. Your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose and other molecules and it’s glucose that is used as cell fuel. But that’s not an... more
Firstly, let's have a proper look at what any milk actually is - a very watery liquid, around 90 per cent is always water. Therefore, any amount of nutrients it contains is more or less diluted and... more