Men are worse than toddlers at eating fruit and vegetables, study finds

Men are worse than toddlers at eating fruit and vegetables, study finds The average pre-school child eats 12 different types of fruit and vegetable a week, but men only manage sixThe average man only eats 1.2 portions per day48% of women admit to using 'stealth health tactics' to trick their partners into eating more of their five a day By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:40 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 2 April 2013 British men eat less fruit and vegetables than their toddlers, a survey has revealed.

Kale sales soar as celebrities such as Gwyneth promote its health benefits

Kale sales soar as celebrities such as Gwyneth promote its health benefits Kale sales have risen by 40 per cent in the last yearThis is thought to be because of celebrity chefs and cookbook authors promoting the vegetable's benefitsCould also be because of shortages of other vegetables caused by last year's bad weather By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:49 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:26 GMT, 25 March 2013 Gwyneth Paltrow is known to be a kale fan Sales of kale have soared thanks to celebrity chefs and famous cookbook authors, a new report has shown.

Never mind tans – it"s kiwis that make your skin glow

Never mind tans – it's kiwis that make your skin glowThree daily portions of fruit can improve your skintoneGet 2.9 portions to give you a healthy glow 3.3 portions will make you more attractive By Mail On Sunday Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:07 GMT, 16 February 2013 Is it possible to glow with health If new research is to be believed, the answer is yes.

So thats what makes Popeye strong! Nitrates in spinach found to boost muscles

So that’s what makes Popeye strong! Spinach found to boost key protein in muscles | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 25 June 2012 Spinach DOES boost your muscles – thanks to the high level of nitrate Spinach really does give us extra strength, scientists say, but it's not because it is full of iron.

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.

Can beetroot make runners unbeatable? Chemicals released by the backed vegetable help boost athletes" performance

Can beetroot make runners unbeatable Chemicals released by the backed vegetable help boost athletes' performance | UPDATED: 01:30 GMT, 26 April 2012 It seems a most unlikely performance booster but new research suggests beetroot could be the secret to track success at this year’s Olympics.

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.

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.