New evidence links ultra-processed foods with a range of health risks

Two large European studies find positive associations between consumption of highly processed ("ultra-processed") foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

Poor eating habits killing millions globally, study says

One in five people across the world dies of causes linked to poor diet, a new study shows. Overconsumption of meat, salt and sugar are the main culprits, the experts behind the study say.

Even eating a little red meat may increase risk of death

A new study has found that consuming even small amounts of red and processed meats, versus none, may impact mortality from all causes, especially cardiovascular disease.

Eating mushrooms may dramatically cut risk of cognitive decline

New research finds that seniors who ate mushrooms twice weekly had 50% reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.

Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet: study

We can no longer feed our population a healthy diet while balancing planetary resources. For the first time in 200,000 years of human history, we are severely out of sync with the planet and Nature.

2019 Will Be Year Of The Vegan

No longer a counter-culture, 'vegan' is now a word we see and hear everywhere - in shops and restaurants, in people's conversations on the streets, and in newspapers and magazines. It's not hype or a short-term trend.

Study firms up diet and depression link

In an unusual experiment, Australian researchers have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of processed food eaten is related to depression.

Planned intermittent fasting may help reverse type 2 diabetes

Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors after three patients in their care, who did this, were able to cut out the need for insulin treatment altogether.

Mediterranean diet prevents a leading cause of blindness

A large collaboration of researchers from the EU has found that people who adhered to a Mediterranean diet cut their risk of late-stage age-related macular degeneration ( a leading cause of blindness ) by 41 percent.

Moderate carbohydrate intake may be best for health

The study of 15,400 people in the USA found that diets both low and high in carbohydrates were linked with an increase in mortality, while moderate consumers of carbohydrates had the lowest risk of mortality.

Why we should adopt the New Nordic eating guidelines

The World Health Organization’s review of the New Nordic Diet shows unique evidence of its positive effectiveness on the outcomes of noncommunicable diseases.

Flexitarian Diets Gain Worldwide Momentum

“Flexitarianism” was coined by Millennials, it encourages people to make an effort three or four days a week to consciously choose not to eat meat.

The food system and AI’s transformative potential

Artificial intelligence has the potential to radically reinvent the global food production system, with far reaching consequences on health, nutrition and environmental impact.

Asheville, US proclaims 7-Day Vegan Challenge

Vegan Challenge invites residents and businesses to eat plant-based foods between June 4 and 10 to promote good health, animal justice, social justice, environmental justice, and climate justice.

Vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit

The most commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements provide no consistent health benefit or harm, suggests a new study led by Canadian researchers.