Most parents know that too much added sugar in their child’s diet is not good for them but are we overlooking another type of food that is just as harmful for our kids?
Muffins, pecan pie, chocolate balls, homemade granola and cookies - cooking with wholegrains doesn't have to be boring.
Dr. Joanna McMillan
High protein diets might have a reputation for helping adults stay lean but in small children it can have the opposite effect: too much protein too soon can lead to childhood obesity.
Sporting clubs should not be promoting junk food. My daughter should not be marketing for a chocolate company and selling their products to other children.
After eliminating the sweet stuff from her own diet, Dr Sarah Schenker got her husband and two sons in on the act. They're convinced - most of the time, she says:
Food companies are being accused of hiding the unhealthiness of products by keeping the packaging void of health star ratings.
A complaint about a Bakers Delight billboard "advertising lollies on bread for school lunches" has been upheld.
One in six teenage boys is drinking far too much soft drink but here's what else they're doing that's hurting their health.
A major UK-based study has found eating 10 helpings of fruit and vegetables a day is better than the minimum recommended five.
Fruit has come off the menu for many in the rush to avoid sugar but let's not throw the baby out with the bathwater, advise the authors of a new study exploring the relationship between nutrition and obesity.
Diets are ineffective long-term. Thankfully, some experts are taking the diet out of 'diet' books.
Children with Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder avoid specific colours, textures, tastes or smells of foods, or are afraid of choking or vomiting.
Amy Neiwirth is a Columbus-based artist who makes tiny clay models of popular foods: pizzas, cakes, waffles, even retro TV dinners.