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Get spicy!

Mixing your own masalas and seasonings is a great way to use up random spices that may be lurking at the back of your cupboards, as well as to save money and add some flavour to winter warmers. Hannah Maryse Robinson writesRead more

Banana-chia pancakes with berries and maple syrup

Get brownie points this Valentine's Day by whipping up these banana-chia pancakes, from Mike MurphyRead more

Five minutes with Ian Marber

We talk to Ian Marber, nutritional therapist, author and health writer, about food, nutrition and #nutribollocksRead more

ION survey identifies a gap in nutrition knowledge

A lack of nutrition knowledge and a rise in food-related fake news on social media are thwarting efforts to eat a healthy, balanced diet, according to research commissioned by The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION).Read more

Given up your New Years resolution?

Do you want to feel healthier and happier this year? According to new research, visualising how you want to be could help to make that New Year’s resolution become a long-term realityRead more

When age and experience brings benefits to a brand new career

ION, which publishes Optimum Nutrition, was founded to teach nutrition and inspire future generations. Graduate Lorna Rhodes (DipION mBANT rCNHC) told us how, after many successful years as a cookery writer and food stylist, she launched her new career in nutritional therapy — just as most of her friends were retiring!Read more

Opting for a plant-based diet

Thinking of taking the Veganuary pledge? Find out what nutrients you should be thinking of and how to get themRead more

Wrap up, get out, and beat the ‘Blue Monday’ hype

After the fun of the festive season, it can be all too tempting to hibernate until the first signs of spring; a message that’s even louder on so-called Blue Monday. Yet studies show that getting active — preferably in the fresh air — will do more for our mood than any duvet and box setRead more

Chestnut pancakes with cashew & orange cream & rosemary drizzle

Diana Warrings shows us how to make an appetising Chestnut Pancake with cashew and orange cream and rosmary drizzleRead more

Five Minutes with Jackie Lynch

We chat to Jackie Lynch, registered nutritional therapist, founder of the WellWellWell nutrition clinic and author two booksRead more

Response to bipolar treatment affected by weight and nutrition

Weight and quality of diet may impact response to treatment for bipolar disorder, according to the findings of a clinical trial from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.Read more

The Bristol stool scale

With the invention of the water closet, defecating became a very private affair; so much so that bowel movements became something one did not discuss. We find out why we shouldRead more

One size diets?

It’s big bucks time for the weight-loss industry again, so Alice Ball looks at whether, when it comes to trying to watch our weight, one size can really fit allRead more

Kick off the New Year with James Haskell

Rugby star Haskell has teamed up with sports performance chef Omar Meziane (who kept the England football team fed during the World Cup) to create a book packed with recipes to boost performance and aid recovery. We found out what took him from the field and into the kitchenRead more

Slow-Cooked Roast Chicken Broth

Nicola Moore shows us how to make an appetising chicken broth - ideal if you’re feeling under the weather this wet NovemberRead more