Nutrition

Mixed messages: Is coffee good or bad for us? It might help, but it doesn’t enhance health

Coffee is good for you. Or it’s not. Maybe it is, then it isn’t, then it is again. If you drink coffee, and follow the news, then perhaps you’ve noticed this pattern.

Read more

Another reason to add goji berries to your trail mix

Regularly eating a small serving of dried goji berries may provide protection against age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in seniors, researchers from the University of California have found.

Read more

How your favourite celebs stay healthy and fit

There’s no denying that most celebrities have an army of professionals behind them to keep them looking good, but the real key to their success isn’t the latest treatment or product.

Read more

Leafy greens to omega-rich fish: Your handy guide to the best brain foods

Give your brain the support it needs for optimal performance and longevity by changing up your diet to include more mind-enhancing foods.

Read more

Vegan cheese: what you should know

For many people who go vegan, one of the hardest things to give up is cheese. Fortunately, thanks to the […]

Read more

Black pepper: healthy or not?

Everybody knows that consuming too much salt is bad for your health. But nobody ever mentions the potential impact of the other condiment in the cruet set: black pepper. Does it have an effect on your health?

Read more

4 plant-based foods to eat every week (and why science suggests they’re good for you)

Here are four versatile and tasty plant foods for your weekly grocery list, and the research showing why they’re good for you.

Read more

Is intermittent fasting actually good for weight loss? Here’s what the evidence says

If you’re someone who’s thought about losing weight or has wanted to get healthier in the past few years, you’ve probably come across these two words: intermittent fasting. From celebrities to fitness enthusiasts, intermittent fasting has many thousands of loyal advocates online, claiming this way of eating has helped them lose weight better than other diet methods have.

Read more

9 Vegetables that are healthier for you when cooked

Raw food diets are a fairly recent trend, including raw veganism. The belief being that the less processed food is, the better. However, not all food is more nutritious when eaten raw. Indeed, some vegetables are actually more nutritious when cooked. Here are nine of them.

Read more

‘Food sequencing’ really can help your glucose levels. Here’s what science says about eating salad before carbs

Biochemist and author of the Glucose Revolution Jessie Inchauspé says tweaking your diet can change your life. Scientifically speaking, does this make sense?

Read more

Vegan and vegetarian diets may lack certain nutrients – here’s how to get more of them

If you’re someone who’s thinking of making the switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet, here are a few things to consider to avoid vitamin deficiencies.

Read more

Lemon water won’t detox or energise you. But it may affect your body in other ways

If you believe anecdotes online, drinking lukewarm water with a splash of lemon juice is detoxifying, energising and soothing.

Read more

Meat-free makeovers: easy vegetarian swaps even carnivores will love 

Simple vegetarian meal swaps the whole family can enjoy. As we begin to understand the importance of sustainable and ethical eating, […]

Read more

What is the Nordic diet and is it healthy for you? The latest research

New research is shining a light on the impressive health benefits of a lesser-known but nutritious diet.

Read more

How to keep your health in balance over Easter

Five ways to stay mindful and avoid over-eating this Easter weekend.

Read more

When you eat matters: How your eating rhythms impact your mental health

When the main circadian clock in the brain is out of sync with eating rhythms, it impacts the brain’s ability to function fully.

Read more

Iodine-packed and gut-friendly: the health benefits of seaweed you should know

Seaweed is a versatile and delicious superfood that we can all benefit from consuming.

Read more

How potato milk measures up against other plant-based milk alternatives

Duane Mellor, Lead for Evidence-Based Medicine and Nutrition at Aston University, looks at the latest trend in alternative milk.

Read more

How to swap meat for nutritious alternatives – and why it’s a good thing to do

Ruth Fairchild and Shirley Hinde, both senior lecturers in Nutrition at Cardiff Metropolitan University offer their advice for healthy meat swaps.  

Read more

Extra virgin olive oil: why it’s healthier than other cooking oils

It’s common advice for people watching their waistlines or looking to eat healthier to beware of the amount of oil they use while cooking. But that doesn’t mean we should cut oil entirely from our diet. This is because extra virgin olive oil in particular can have many benefits for our health.

Read more

A new way to stem obesity? Why scientists are focusing on food types and gene therapy

Biological differences could lead to new means of fighting the global obesity epidemic. 

Read more

Sugar detox? Cutting carbs? A doctor explains why you should keep fruit on the menu

A physician specialising in preventive medicine explains how patients who adopt whole-food plant-based diets increase carbohydrate intake and often see reversal of chronic diseases including diabetes and hypertension.

Read more

Food as medicine: How to eat yourself well

Your diet has a big impact on your physical and emotional wellbeing. But which foods promote your health or treat existing conditions? We ask the experts what should be on your plate. 

Read more

5 ways to celebrate over the holidays without sacrificing your health

After a long and difficult year for most, we’re all looking forward to a well-deserved break these Christmas holidays. Over the festive season we tend to overindulge, which often leads to uncomfortable bloating and an unhappy gut. Yet, there’s no reason we can’t enjoy all the holiday festivities without sacrificing our health.

Read more

Show More Arrow

BECOME A MiNDFOOD SUBSCRIBER TODAY

Let us keep you up to date with our weekly MiNDFOOD e-newsletters which include the weekly menu plan, health and news updates or tempt your taste buds with the MiNDFOOD Daily Recipe.

Nutrition posts