Red meat consumption may be linked to a higher risk of breast cancer Higher red meat intake in early adulthood might be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, and women who eat more legumes...

Nondigestible fibre lowers cholesterol and body fat levels, a study has found The use of wholegrain constituents in a nondigestible, chemically modified wheat fibre to be added to food products may help...

Resveratrol in red wine, chocolate and grapes not associated with improved health, a study has found The antioxidant resveratrol found in red wine, chocolate and grapes is not associated with longevity...

Diagnosed cases of Coeliac disease are increasing in the UK There has been a fourfold increase in diagnosed cases of Coeliac disease in the UK over the past two decades, but still three quarters of people...

Food and drink manufacturers may hold key to increasing fruit and veg intake Manufacturers of food and beverages may be the solution to low intake of fruit and vegetables, according to UK-based global...

Beer marinade may reduce harmful effects of grilled meat The very same beer that many people enjoy at backyard barbeques could, when used as a marinade, help reduce the formation of potentially harmful...

Eating a diet rich in tomatoes may protect against breast cancer A tomato-rich diet may help protect at-risk postmenopausal women from breast cancer, according to research from Ohio State University. The...

A fat recycling system within ‘beta cells’ in the pancreas that determines the amount of insulin the body produces could provide a target for future diabetes therapies, according to research from Sydney...

A compound derived from cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli protected mice and rats from lethal doses of radiation, according to researchers from the Georgetown University...

Diets rich in glucosinolates, such as glucoraphanin found in broccoli, can “retune” cellular processes that get disrupted as the body ages, and contribute to a reduced risk of cancer, according to...