FDA warns of listeria outbreak linked to brie, camembert cheeses

Old Europe Cheese Inc. has recalled more than 20 brands of cheese from retail and wholesale stores nationwide and in Mexico after six people in six states were infected with a specific strain of Listeria. Photo by lee_2/Pixabay U.S. health officials have warned that numerous brands of brie and camembert cheese may contain Listeria, a … Read more

When it comes to healthy eating, we are kidding ourselves

“We are becoming a sugared nation from the moment we’re born,” says Tam Fry, chairman of the National Obesity Forum. “First foods for children are stuffed full of sugar and that’s what they’ve come to expect from a very early age. Shifting that is an absolutely impossible task.” Another problem, suggests consultant dietitian Helen Bond, … Read more

Vegetarians are twice as likely to be depressed: study

Could a burger a day keep the depression away? A new study published by the Journal of Affective Disorders found that beef was the only food linked to a lower risk of depression. Researchers wanted to look into the association between vegetarianism and depression among adults. They asked 14,216 people in Brazil between the ages … Read more

The delicious, healthy and nutritious family meals you can make with cans of food costing £1 or less

With the rising cost of living, it’s becoming increasingly expensive to eat healthily. As part of an occasional new series, Good Health asked dietitian Dr Sarah Schenker to create a series of wholesome, inexpensive meals using a selection of cheap store-cupboard staples, this week starting with cans. ‘You can slash the cost of any meal … Read more

Poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production, research shows

New research from UC shows that poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production. The study was published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. We wanted to see if we could understand what stands out as different in these moms. So, we conducted a case control study to see why, despite their … Read more

Does obesity have more to do with the brain than we initially thought?

Share on PinterestObesity is a complex disease that may have environmental and genetic factors involved. ALFRED PASIEKA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images Obesity is a risk factor for a number of leading causes of preventable, premature death. One-fifth of children in the United States are considered obese. New research in mice has shown that environmental and nutritional … Read more

Good nutrition incomplete sans components like vitamins, minerals: Details

Good nutrition is incomplete without components like vitamins and minerals, that are needed in smaller quantities than carbs, protein and fats, but they’re what keep the human body functioning optimally. Think of them as the small nuts and bolts of a machine, that have a crucial role to play. For most, these essential nutrients usually … Read more