Latest Evidence in Foods

Does Turmeric help improve eyesight? Is Quinoa good for you? Should you be eating more Cacao powder? The internet is full of claims that eating this food or that one will incur special health benefits.

In the Foods section our academics and medical professionals investigate claims like these & provide answers according to the research. Armed with this information you can avoid hype, save money, and help friends and family make wiser decisions when it comes to their health.

10 Benefits Of Lemon Water That Someone Just Made Up

Now what could possibly be better than starting the day with a tall glass of cool refreshing lemon water or cradling a cup of lemon infused warm water? According to a number of bloggers this morning ritual brings a myriad of health benefits including immune...

Frozen vs Fresh – You Might Be Surprised By The Results
Elizabeth Martin

  Frozen food often conjures up an image of questionable burger patties, peas and tubs of ice cream but is frozen produce the way of the future for healthy eating? Many people have negative associations with frozen cuisine but some recent studies suggest that we...

Top Five Destructive Nutrition Lies Ever Told
Elizabeth Martin

Health advice can be confusing to say the least. One day we are told that something is good for us, the next a new study tells us it is bad for us. No wonder confusion reigns and myths are formed and widely shared. There are many of them, too many to mention and below...

Wait So… Green Smoothies Are Bad For You?
Elizabeth Martin

At least if you follow a certain sub set of "health gurus"... they are. According to "The Healthy Home Economist", Green Smoothies can "devastate your health". Why? How you ask? According to this blogger's post on the subject (though the view isn't solely hers)...