The Western diet really IS a killer: People who eat white bread, butter and red meat are most likely to die young

The Western diet really IS a killer: People who eat white bread, butter and red meat are most likely to die young Those who ate fried and unhealthy food had doubled risk of early deathKey culprits include red meat, white bread, butter, cream and sweet foods Findings 'help explain' why heart disease is still the UK's biggest killer By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:20 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:08 GMT, 17 April 2013 The typical Western diet, high in fat and sugar, really does lead to an early grave, new research suggests.

The Western diet really IS a killer: People who eat white bread, butter and read meat are most likely to die young

The Western diet really IS a killer: People who eat white bread, butter and read meat are most likely to die young Those who ate fried and unhealthy food had doubled risk of early deathKey culprits include red meat, white bread, butter, cream and sweet foods Findings 'help explain' why heart disease is still the UK's biggest killer By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:20 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:20 GMT, 16 April 2013 The typical Western diet, high in fat and sugar, really does lead to an early grave, new research suggests.

How a bowl of pasta with tomato sauce and salad could cut your risk of having a stroke

How a bowl of pasta with tomato sauce and salad could cut your risk of having a stroke For every seven grams of fibre that a person consumes their risk of a first stroke falls by seven per centFibre reduces blood pressure and cholesterol levelsSources include whole grains, fruit and vegetables .

Could herbal pill cure your cravings for fatty foods by making them unappealing?

Could herbal pill cure your cravings for fatty foods by making them unappealingPlant extract stopped people eating three minutes earlier than counterparts Participants reported no side effects By Louis De Bernires and Louise Eccles PUBLISHED: 00:37 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:44 GMT, 2 March 2013 A new herbal supplement claims to dramatically reduce people's appetite and make fatty foods seem less appealing.

Having trouble sleeping? Eat more vegetables and ditch chocolate, tea and alcohol, finds new study

Can't sleep Ditch the fry up, tuck into a salad and glug plenty of water Study finds eggs and fatty meats cause lack of sleepA lack of sleep can be attributed to an unbalanced dietThose who ate the most calories had the least sleep By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 17:46 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:52 GMT, 18 February 2013 Scientists have discovered a direct link between what we eat and how well we sleep at night.

Got no willpower? Try a menu that states how many miles you"ll need to walk to burn off dinner

Got no willpower Try a menu that states how many MIILES you'll need to walk to burn off dinner Diners are more likely to choose a healthier fast food snack if the menu states how many miles they have to walk to get rid of itThose given no details picked dishes that averaged around 1,020 calories each Those told how many miles they would have to walk ate an average of just 826 calories | UPDATED: 18:55 GMT, 18 December 2012 It may make depressing reading.

Coeliac disease: The vaccine that means coeliacs can eat wheat

The vaccine that means coeliacs can eat wheat | UPDATED: 00:04 GMT, 9 October 2012 An experimental vaccine could be a major breakthrough for treating gluten intolerance A vaccine that stops the body reacting to one of the main ingredients in bread could allow thousands of coeliac sufferers to eat a normal diet.

Why fortified bowl of soup for mothers-to-be could be key to preventing childhood asthma

Why a fortified bowl of soup for mothers-to-be could be key to preventing childhood asthma | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 6 September 2012 Scientists think adding vitamin E to soup could be a good way of increasing levels in pregnant women A fortified bowl of soup could help pregnant mothers to reduce their child's risk of developing asthma, say scientists.

Children from poor families are more likely to eat junk food, claim researchers

Children from poor families are more likely to eat junk food, claim researchers PUBLISHED: 15:52 GMT, 23 August 2012 | UPDATED: 15:52 GMT, 23 August 2012 Young children from poor families are more likely to consume junk food and fizzy drinks than their better off counterparts, it was claimed today.

Benefits of statins are exaggerated and not the best way to prevent heart disease, study claims

Benefits of statins are exaggerated and not always the best way to prevent heart disease, study claims NHS spends 450million a year on cholesterol-lowering drugsMost are prescribed as a preventative measure for heart disease, however experts admit they find it difficult to predict who is at risk | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 9 August 2012 Cure-all Statins have had no effect on Britain's heart disease rate, study claims Statins, cholesterol-lowering drugs which are taken by seven million people in the UK, are not the best way to prevent heart disease, according to new research.