Fancy some X-Ray Vision carrots How catchy names could encourage children to eat their vegetables Children ate 66% of their veg when labelled 'X-ray vision carrots' compared to 32% just labelled 'Food of the Day'Researchers say re-labeling food could provide low-cost solution to boosting veg intake | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 18 September 2012 Parents often struggled to persuade their children to eat healthy vegetables, but now scientists have found a simple solution – give them superhero names.
It's the news Popeye's been waiting for: Spinach could help fight off dementia (and carrots and apricots too) Researchers have discovered a link between low vitamin C, beta-carotene levels and dementiaAntioxidant rich fruit and vegetables – such as spinach, carrots and apricots – could help fight dementia | UPDATED: 15:22 GMT, 12 September 2012 It's welcome news for Popeye.
Why grandmothers need to eat their greens too: Elderly women who have healthy diets and are physically active live longer Women in their seventies with a healthy diet and who take regular exercise are eight times more likely to live a further five years than their more idle counterparts | UPDATED: 11:41 GMT, 1 June 2012 Elderly women who eat greens and remain physically active reap the rewards and live longer than those who don't, according to research.
The boy who turned orange: He’d eaten too many carrots… but at least his future’s bright! The three-year-old is believed to be the only person in Britain to suffer from a condition that means his body cannot digest carotene, which gives foods such as carrots their colour.