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Consumer products match cars as sources of air pollution

Everyday products such as shampoo, lotions, cleaning products and paint now contribute as much to urban air pollution as emissions from vehicles, say researchers.

16 February, 2018

UK has the unhealthiest diet in Europe

More than half of the food eaten in UK households is ‘ultra-processed’ – a category of food that includes ready meals, biscuits, crisps, burgers and chicken nuggets, instant soups and noodles, ready-made pizzas and pies.

1 February, 2018

Big implications for how salt interacts with gut bacteria

Excess dietary salt interacts with common bacteria in the gut with implications for the development of not only hypertension but certain autoimmune diseases as well.

31 January, 2018

Breakfast is the healthiest meal of the day

Ensuring you get enough nutrition – and an adequate number of calories – at breakfast can promote long term health.

4 December, 2017

Fight salty cravings with spicy food

Chinese scientists studying food cravings have found that a preference for spicy foods often means people consume less salt.

22 November, 2017

Ashwagandha normalises thyroid function

Ashwagandha root can normalise thyroid hormone levels in hypothyroid individuals and also maintain normal thyroid function in healthy people, according to new research.

1 November, 2017

Natural therapies a popular choice in Europe

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has become more popular and accepted in Europe, according to a large new study.

24 October, 2017

Orange essential oil keeps mosquitoes away

Natural essential oils extracted from the peel of oranges could be an effective and eco-friendly alternative way to deter mosquitoes.

18 October, 2017

Processing can make plant-based foods less healthy

A fascinating new study shows how processing methods, such as finely grinding almonds to make a flour additive, can potentially turn a healthy food into an less healthy one.

11 September, 2017

No heart risk from higher fat diets – major study

A large international study has shown that a diet higher in fat and lower in carbohydrates is likely to reduce the risk of early death and in particular can be heart protective.

4 September, 2017