A north-east woman is hoping to inspire others after shedding 13 stone in three years.
It might sound like an old wives’ tale up there with eating ginger for an upset stomach, or chewing on a clove for a toothache, but eating chilli peppers has been linked to a lower risk of a fatal heart attack.
Introducing peanuts and eggs to high-risk babies as early as three months could prevent them from developing allergies to those foods in later life, a study suggests.
A north-east woman shed two stone – in time to walk up the aisle.
Research by an Aberdeen scientist has revealed sugary drinks, rather than sweet treats, lead to more weight gain.
The aim of the research is to look into why people choose to eat meat. It is designed to find out what people who eat meat think are the important properties of it when they are choosing what to eat.
Eating three or more portions of fish per week cuts the risk of bowel cancer, research suggests.
Eating a plant-based diet is linked to lower chances of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a wide-ranging study.
Overeating may change the brain by altering a key feeding suppression system, a study has indicated.
Children’s brains can be boosted by their mother eating nuts during early pregnancy, a new study claims.
People wanting to lose weight should stay away from bloggers on social media who claim to have the latest diet fix, researchers say.
A north-east woman has been given a new lease of life shedding more than six stone in just a year – thanks to a weight-loss workshop.
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has revealed that he takes daily ice baths and only eats one meal a day to help him focus on running two companies.
Poor diet is the world’s deadliest health risk, accounting for a fifth of all deaths, a study has shown.
An Aberdeen woman has told how she dropped five dress sizes after battling with her weight for years.
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.