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Eating better when you have hepatitis
Jul 25, 2019
Cancer and food: advice from a dietician (2/2)
Jul 19, 2019
Cancer and food: advice from a dietician (1/2)
Jul 12, 2019 • 3 comments
'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world
Oct 11, 2018
If the world wants to limit climate change, water scarcity and pollution, then we all need to embrace "flexitarian" diets, say scientists. This means eating mainly plant-based foods, and is one of three key steps towards a sustainable future for...
Obesity 'to be linked to more female cancers' than smoking
Oct 1, 2018
Obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in UK women by 2043, a Cancer Research UK report predicts. Currently, 12% of cancers in women are linked to smoking, and 7% to being overweight and obese. But with the...
No safe level of alcohol consumption, major study concludes
Sep 18, 2018
Giving up drinking completely is the only way to avoid the health risks associated with alcohol, according to a major new study. Alcohol-related problems kill around 7 per cent of men and 2 per cent of women every year, and drinking is the...
UK mulls ban on sale of energy drinks to kids
Aug 31, 2018
Britain's government launched a public consultation Thursday over plans to ban the sale of energy drinks to young people, as it grapples with some of Western Europe's worst child obesity rates. Prime Minister Theresa May wants to...
Meat-heavy low-carb diets can 'shorten lifespan'
Aug 17, 2018
Paris, Aug 17, 2018 (AFP) - Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with meat-heavy low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday. The findings,...
Top oncologist to study effect of diet on cancer drugs
Jul 25, 2018
A groundbreaking clinical trial on whether diet could boost the effectiveness of cancer drugs is set to be launched by one of the world’s leading oncologists. The work, led by Siddhartha Mukherjee at Columbia University Medical Center in...