Red meat nutrient used in weight-loss and muscle-building supplements could cause heart disease

Red meat nutrient used in weight-loss and muscle-building supplements could cause heart disease Government already suggests eating maximum of 2.5oz of red meat dailyHigher consumption linked to bowel cancer and cardiovascular diseaseNow researchers have found link between L-carnitine and heart disease By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 20:37 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:37 GMT, 7 April 2013 Supplement: New research has found a link between red meat compound L-carnitine and heart disease A nutrient abundant in red meat and also sold as a dietary supplement could raise the risk of heart disease.

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.

Cheese "beats diabetes": Just two slices a day could reduce risk of developing the disease, study claims

Cheese 'beats diabetes': Just two slices a day could reduce risk of developing the disease, study claims Researchers said fermentation of cheese could trigger some kind of reaction that protects against diabetes But charity warns link may be 'too simplistic' | UPDATED: 21:03 GMT, 23 July 2012 If you are trying to slim down, you may have crossed cheese off the menu.

Having children does not encourage parents to eat healthier

Having children does NOT encourage parents to eat more healthily Couples 'may be influenced by fussy children' | UPDATED: 10:12 GMT, 1 May 2012 Parents are known for nagging their children to eat their greens, but a new study has found they don't apply their healthy eating advice to their own plates.

Don"t bother counting calories – it will keep you as slim as the French

Don't bother counting calories – it will keep you as slim as the French | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 24 April 2012 Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard lives up to the 'thin French woman' stereotype At first it seems like a paradox on our plate – a study has found the French adopt a shoulder-shrugging attitude to reading nutrition labels on food while Americans scrutinise the calorie content.

Cracked: Health secrets of walnuts… They are loaded with antioxidants that fight disease

Cracked: Health secrets of walnuts… They are loaded with antioxidants that fight disease The festive season may be over, but there is at least one Christmas treat worth making a habit of eating throughout the year – walnuts. Scientists have discovered they are the healthiest nuts to eat as they are loaded with antioxidants

Children of those with diabetes are more likely to suffer from attention deficit disorder

Children of those with diabetes are more likely to suffer from attention deficit disorder The children of relatively poor parents with a form of diabetes are much more likely to suffer from attention deficit disorder (ADHD), according to a new study. Researchers found youngsters exposed to maternal gestational diabetes mellitus and low socio-economic status, particularly in combination, appear to be at an increased risk of developing childhood ADHD