An individual’s sense of smell may be key to losing or gaining weight a new study has found. Published in volume 26, issue one of Cell Metabolism Journal, US researchers found mice who had no sense of...

Learning how to use spices for flavour helped people reduce their salt intake Teaching people how to flavour food with spices and herbs was “considerably more effective” at lowering salt intake than...

Limiting the sale of soft drinks to small sizes could actually increase consumption, rather than decrease it, says a new US study published on 10 April 2013 open-access academic research site PLOS ONE. The...

A new study by scientists at the University California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that a diet high in fructose can hamper memory and learning in lab rats. However, according to the same study, omega-3...

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and Columbia University have estimated that a nationwide tax on sweetened beverages in the U.S. would...