A Valentine"s dinner to add bedtime spice

A Valentine's dinner to add bedtime spiceYour food choice can affect your Valentine's outcomeGo for chilli, chocolate and avocado By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 9 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 9 February 2013 Heating it up: Chilli is the key to a steamy Valentine's Day Foods to get you in the mood have long been on the menu for lovers, but is there really any link between what you eat and how things progress in the bedroom We ask the experts if an aphrodisiac will ensure a romantic Valentine’s Day.

Sixty per cent of toddlers are hooked on sweets according to Vitabiotics Wellkid Baby Drops research

Parents who bribe fussy eaters are turning their children into junk food addicts by the age of three One in three parents deal with fussy eaters by bribing them with sweetsSixty per cent of parents confessed their child regularly craved sweet treats by the age of threeTwo million schoolchildren are overweight | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 27 December 2012 Sixty per cent of toddlers are hooked on chocolate and sweets and their parents are to blame, say experts.

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.

Women who read food labels while doing their shopping "weigh less than those who ignore them"

Women who read food labels while doing their shopping 'weigh less than those who ignore them' Body mass index of women who read labels is 1.49 points lower – 9lbs – than those who do not checkThe difference in men is just 0.12 points | UPDATED: 16:30 GMT, 14 September 2012 Women who read food labels while doing their shopping weigh over half a stone less than those who ignore them, researchers said.

Fish oils could help struggling children with reading skills

Taking Omega-3 every day could help children who have poor reading skills Children whose reading skills were in the worst performing 20 per cent improved their reading age by three weeks Parents said their children had fewer behavioural problems when taking fish oil | UPDATED: 09:05 GMT, 7 September 2012 Children with poor reading skills could have their performance boosted by taking daily supplements of fatty acids found in seafood and some algae, according to new research.

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.

The "healthy" cereal bars that contain 30% sugar and high levels of fat

The 'healthy' cereal bars that contain 30% sugar and high levels of fat | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 17 August 2012 Cereal bars are not the healthy snack so many thought they were The image of cereal bars as a healthy snack is a myth, with some containing the equivalent of almost four teaspoons of sugar and high levels of fat, say researchers.

Seafood health benefits: It"s filled with nutrients and could cut your risk of a heart attack in half

Why it pays to shell out on seafood: It's filled with nutrients and could cut your risk of a heart attack in half | UPDATED: 22:14 GMT, 30 June 2012 If you include one portion of seafood in your weekly diet, you may halve the chances of suffering a heart attack.

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.

Shop-bought baby foods "lack vital nutrients essential for growth and protection against illness"

Shop-bought baby foods 'lack vital nutrients essential for growth and protection against illness' | UPDATED: 08:09 GMT, 5 April 2012 Warning: Experts have warned that popular baby foods do contain vital nutrients (picture posed by actress) Top selling baby foods lack vital nutrients essential for growth and protection against illness, researchers have warned.