Obesity may be associated with otitis media with effusion, according to a recent study. A group of 155 children aged two to seven years who received grommets for otitis media with effusion (the experimental group) was compared
Organic milk contains "fewer fats" than the traditional full fat variety sold in supermarkets, say scientists at Newcastle University. The researchers analysed 22 unnamed organic and traditional brands of full fat milk and published their findings in the journal of
German researchers say those who want to lose weight should start watching what they eat from the minute they get up. The study, reported in a Nutrition Journal, found that those who eat a big breakfast in the morning continue to
An ingredient used in Coca-Cola and Pepsi is a cancer risk and should be banned, an influential lobby group has claimed.
If you believe buying flavoured water is a healthy option for you and your family, you may like to think again. That's because many of these flavoured waters contain staggeringly high amounts of sugar.
Influencing good food choices from an early age and encouraging beneficial eating habits can pay health dividends in the future. Kathy Cowbrough explains the reasons why it's important for children to eat well throughout their development.
It’s easy for parents to be concerned about their children’s eating habits, and tight family budgets alongside clever fast food advertising simply add to the pressure. Public health expert Alison Nelson offers a fascinating account of what children really eat and highlights the real areas for nutritional concern.
Introducing babies and toddlers to a wide variety of fruit and vegetable tastes and textures early on pays dividends say Alison Fildes and Dr Lucy Cooke.
Independent Registered Dietician, Katie Kennedy, offers a practical guide for parents on specialist and dairy-free milks.