Switch off to reconnect

Why screens have been banned at Catherine Morgan’s dinner table — to the delight of her sons. Read more

Why poor produce could put children off eating five a day

A report last year claims that a government initiative to give children access to free fruit and vegetables could be having an unforeseen and unwanted result. Amelia Glean writes Read more

Energy drinks

Researchers have said there is insufficient evidence to legislate against the sale of energy drinks to children, but have invited voluntary action. James Billot writes Read more

An ancient solution for a modern problem

Research shows that yoga may ease digestive problems and IBS. We speak to registered nutritional therapist and yoga instructor Charlotte Watts Read more

Green Mango Bubble Tea

A healthier version of a hugely popular treat amongst teenagers and kids, by Belinda Blake. Read more

Five minutes with Rachel Kelly

We chat with writer and mental health campaigner Rachel Kelly about her struggles with clinical depression – and her journey to recovery. Read more

Curbing junk food intake by tapping into teens’ desire to rebel

Reframing how teenagers view food marketing campaigns could be a simple way to promote healthier dietary choices, according to a study published in Nature Human Behaviour. Read more

Less bang(er) for your buck...?

Last year, proposals were made for a UK tax on red and processed meat. Alice Ball finds out how raising prices may benefit human health and the environment Read more

Easter egg hunt!

There are five Easter eggs hidden in the picture — can you find them? Read more

Get out your wheels!

UK Bike Week is set for 8-16 June, when Cycling UK urges us to pedal for fun and fitness. To get us in the mood, Graeme Wilcockson gives a brief history of cycling and tips on how to get going Read more

Maternal gluten intake associated with type 1 diabetes risk in children

Researchers have found that women who eat high levels of gluten during pregnancy may have children with a higher risk of developing the autoimmune condition type 1 diabetes. Read more

Asian Baked Sesame Salmon

If you’re looking for a family-friendly fish recipe for Good Friday, this one might fit the bill. Read more

Five minutes with Patrick Holford

We chat with Patrick Holford, founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION), nutritionist, and author of more than 30 books. Read more

Food anticipation primes the liver to take up nutrients

A delicious aroma might get the mouth watering but, according to new research, anticipating food could also prepare the liver for work. Read more

"Banned to brilliant"

When Dr Terry Wahls developed her protocol for multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease that causes signalling problems in the nervous system, one organisation initially banned her as a speaker for offering false hope. Now the same organisation is funding her research. Louise Wates writes Read more