David Glasheen: Australian castaway on island faces eviction

Real life Robinson Crusoe… but for how much longer Castaway living on Australian island for 20 years faces evictionDavid Glasheen has been living on Restoration Island off the Australian coast for almost 20 years after he lost 6.5 million on the stock market

Just two years on a Mediterranean diet in mid-life could protect your bones in old age

Just two years on Mediterranean diet in mid-life could protect your bones in old age People eating more olive oil had higher levels of the hormone osteocalcin in their blood – ta marker linked to better bone strength | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 16 August 2012 Swapping to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help protect your bones in later life, claim researchers.

Ditch healthy berries to beat muscle pain: The eating plan that helped me cure my aches and pains

Ditch healthy berries to beat muscle pain: The eating plan that helped me cure my aches and pains | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 14 August 2012 'No one could have been as surprised as me that the low oxalate diet actually helped,' said Dr Clare Morrison When I wrote in the Daily Mail about how I’d overcome fibromyalgia, the response from readers was overwhelming.

Selective Eating Disorder: Teenager only eats chips and cheese and suffers panic attacks at the thought of veg

Teenager suffering from bizarre food disorder only eats chips and cheese and suffers panic attacks at the thought of fresh vegetables .Picky: Abi Stroud has been eating cheese and chips – and nothing else – for eight years A teenager suffering from food phobia has had nothing but cheese and chips for eight years – because other food petrifies her.

Britons are eating their way to a lifetime of illness: Most fail to manage five fruit and veg a day

Britons are eating their way to a lifetime of illness: Most fail to manage five fruit and veg a dayAlmost half of us have high cholesterolQuarter have high blood pressure | UPDATED: 06:51 GMT, 26 July 2012 Britons are condemning themselves to a lifetime of serious illnesses with their appalling diets, experts warn.

Traffic light labelling on foods "could help cut stomach cancers linked to salt"

Traffic light labelling on foods 'could help cut stomach cancers linked to salt'Charity calls for green labels on foods low in salt, amber for medium content and red for salty productsOne in seven cases of stomach cancer could be avoided by cutting salt intake | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 23 July 2012 Food labelling must be improved to cut the number of stomach cancers linked to salt, experts have warned.

More than half of over-50s admit they are overweight yet a third do no exercise at all, study finds

More than half of over-50s admit they are overweight yet a third do no exercise at all, study finds One in five adults said their weight is their biggest physical concern | UPDATED: 08:56 GMT, 23 July 2012 The most popular form of exercise was walking but one in seven said they enjoyed swimming Just over half of over 50s admit they are overweight yet one in three does not exercise at all, according to a new study.