Girls who skipped breakfast as part of a study into energy intake and physical activity were found to consume 350 fewer calories *(kcals) a day.
Eating three to four servings of fruit, vegetables and legumes per day (375-500g) achieves a similar benefit against the risk of mortality to higher portions, according to a study of more than 135000 people around the world published in The Lancet. The findings provide a more affordable option for those in low- and middle-income countries, and may have important implications on household spending and food security in poorer countries.
Reducing total fat intake, and replacing it with a high intake of carbohydrates may be linked to worse health outcomes, according to an international study of diets, published in The Lancet.
Lentils and broccoli, algae and insects: science is investigating traditional and new diets in a bid to reduce the risks of us getting ill
Choosing dairy milk may make a difference when it comes to your child’s growth, according to a new study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers found drinking non-dairy alternatives was associated with shorter childhood height compared to those who drank milk, among 5,000 Canadian children.
Information specifically on caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee drinking was collected from participants in Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study has found.