Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn"t always the answer for gut problems

Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn't always the answer for gut problems | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 17 December 2012 Our stomachs are surely one of the most troublesome parts of our bodies — at any point, an estimated nine million Britons are suffering from tummy ache, bloating, wind and cramps.

Just one soft drink a day raises men"s risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 40 per cent

Just one soft drink a day raises men's risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 40 per centThose who drank one 330ml can a day were much more likely to require treatment for a serious form of cancer Men who ate a diet heavy in pasta, rice, and sugary cereal had increased chance of milder form of disease | UPDATED: 12:00 GMT, 27 November 2012 A study has found it could take just one soft drink a day to increase the risk of prostate cancer by 40 per cent Men who drink fizzy drinks are not just ruining their teeth and waistlines – they could be at risk of aggressive prostate cancer as well.

The one vitamin pill experts say really IS worth taking (and you"ve probably never heard of it)

The one vitamin pill experts say really IS worth taking (and you've probably never heard of it) | UPDATED: 22:51 GMT, 30 July 2012 Who would have thought that the earth beneath our feet could be to blame for health woes ranging from heart disease to thyroid problems to cancer Yet that’s the view of some experts who say levels of selenium, a mineral essential for good health, are so low in British soil that it’s affecting the food chain, our diets and, ultimately, our risk of disease.

Eating a Mediterranean diet "improves quality of life as well as mental and physical health"

Eating a Mediterranean diet 'improves quality of life as well as mental and physical health' Consumption of oil-rich Mediterranean foods, such as fish and seafood, helps to improve overall well-beingOf the 11,000 students surveyed over a four-year period, scientists found those who stuck to the diet scored far higher on quality of life questionnaire | UPDATED: 15:11 GMT, 30 May 2012 Eating a Mediterranean diet is good for the mind as well as the body and improves a person's quality of life, according to researchers.

Do you Have Carborexia?

Do you have Carborexia UPDATED: 23:05 GMT, 31 March 2012 Cut back on carbs to lose a few pounds, by all means, but if you start to view white sliced as the devil incarnate and shudder at the mere sight of spuds, you could be suffering from carborexia – which can affect your happiness as well as your health, says Charlotte Methven My name is Charlotte and I am a recovering carborexic.

Sugary breakfast cereals: 1 of Britain"s leading consumer experts reveals shocking truth

The great cereal scandal: One of Britain’s leading consumer experts reveals the shocking truth about sugary breakfast cereals By Joanna Blythman Last updated at 11:58 PM on 27th February 2012 The food industry’s biggest con trick is one you’re probably falling for every day of the week.

Tuna-eating teenagers less likely to suffer depression

Children who do not get enough vitamin D 'are 10% more likely to suffer from depression' Children with high levels of vitamin D levels are less likely to suffer from depression, claim scientists. A new study shows those with highest levels of the ‘sunshine vitamin’ have a 10 per cent lower risk

Nurseries to put curries and risotto on the menu in shake-up to meet new nutrition guidelines

Nurseries to put curries and risotto on the menu in shake-up to meet new nutrition guidelines Forget fizzy pop – new list of approved drinks includes diluted apple or orange juice, whole milk or water Fish fingers, chicken nuggets, chips and cheesy pasta will no longer have a place on the menus of the nation’s nurseries under new nutrition guidelines. Lamb curry, mixed bean and root vegetable stew, lasagne, risotto, pilchards and tuna are the distinctly cordon bleu creations being recommended for toddlers. The new voluntary guidelines have been backed by the Government and have been developed by the School Food Trust following concern about the poor meals offered by many private nurseries