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Orange-zested chocolate bark with berries

Chocolate has been promoted as a healthy ingredient for a variety of reasons, including its flavanol content, which can have a positive effect on heart health. Read more

Sri Lankan cashew curry

Rich in flavour, this bowl of goodness pairs beautifully with simple brown rice but also tastes fantastic on its own. 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

Vitamin D

Last year, researchers questioned whether current public health advice to take vitamin D supplements during the winter needed to change. We look at recent research findings Read more

Is milk-induced mucus a myth?

Expert says there is “no evidence” that dairy increases mucus production from the lungs Read more

When school dinners don’t hit the spot

When Child 1 started school last year, Catherine Morgan thought she was free from having to plan at least one lunch for five days a week. But it was not to be, as she soon found out... Read more

How a student project grew into an NHS approved tool for diabetes

In 2018, the NHS gave the green light for GPs to prescribe the GroHealth low-carb programme for type 2 diabetes. Louise Wates spoke to Arjun Panesar, one of the brains behind its creation Read more

Five minutes with Grace Cheetham

We chat to bestselling cookery author Grace Cheetham about her passion for free-from food. Her latest book, The Ultimate Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Collection, is out next month. Read more

Cocoa benefits for MS-associated fatigue

A daily cup of flavonoid-rich cocoa could help reduce fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to the findings of a small trial published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Read more