The theory that breakfast is the most important meal of the day – including for dieters – may not be true, research suggests.
A diet that can avoid premature death and safeguard the Earth at the same time sounds too good to be true – but that’s exactly what experts are saying is possible with the ‘planetary health diet’.
Very few of us are getting enough fibre and it could be harming our health, a major study has found.
It’s January, so chances are you’re taking a long hard look at your diet and trying to make it as healthy as possible. However, there’s one thing you’re probably not paying enough attention to – and that’s fibre.
Children have on average already consumed more sugar than the maximum amount recommended for an 18-year-old by the time they reach their 10th birthday, a study suggests.
A north-east woman has reached the semi-finals of a national slimming competition.
Following a Mediterranean diet could help prevent depression, new research suggests.
Research conducted by Aberdeen academics has found that eating a certain diet could lower stroke risk for women.
A north-east boy who took part in a specialist medical programme to learn how to eat without the aid of a tube has discovered exotic tastes – including curry and spaghetti bolognese.
An Aberdeen research facility is appealing for residents of the north-east to help shape a food study.
An Aberdeen cafe will host an evening of debate exploring dietary issues.
Fad diets that cut out carbs while upping fat consumption may increase the risk of diabetes, research suggests.
A new study by Aberdeen researchers has found that fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain.
A plump hedgehog dubbed “the world’s fattest” is facing a 12-month diet regime so he can be released into the wild.
Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created an electronic sensor which monitors sodium intake.
An HGV driver has celebrated losing more than 11 stone in a year by bagging as many Munros as possible.
Having a healthy diet does not offset the effects of eating larger amounts of salt, research has found.
A diet used to tackle high blood pressure with plenty of fruit, vegetables and whole grains is also linked to a lower risk of depression among older people, a new study suggests.
A protein building block found in many foods plays a key role in the spread of deadly breast cancer, research has shown.
You may want go easy on that sweet treat because new research suggests sugar can impair brain performance.
Here's how to promote healthy gut bacteria in children that could last them a lifetime.
Until now, if you wanted to eat a bit more healthily, it’s likely that you might have cut fatty foods out of your diet.
Researchers are on the look out for people with a sweet tooth to take part in a dietary study.
Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables while cutting down on meat substantially lowers the risk of obesity, research shows.
Aberdeen researchers are seeking diabetic volunteers for a new study.
Aberdeen scientists are looking for volunteers to eat mackerel as they investigate whether consuming the fish could improve the health of South Asian diabetics.
A Mexican man, believed to be the most obese living in the country, had shed over 100kg as part of a new weight loss regime. Juan Pedro Franco Salas hopes to lose enough weight of his original 595kg frame to enable him to undergo a gastric bypass operation.
Superfood is a term that is bandied around a lot when discussing our health, so it’s no wonder a lot of us are buying into the notion that we need to pay extra for what we believe to be better quality nutrition. But there are actually other equally nutritious foods available for pennies.
New Year’s resolutions are a funny thing. Year after year, we make goals such as “give up smoking” and “lose weight” only for many of us to fail them just a few weeks in.
Fat shaming is unkind and you shouldn’t do it, because, you know, you’re a decent person. But it could also make an already obese patient’s health even worse.