Paula Goodyer 12:00am Why do we listen to health advice from experts in areas such as cooking or acting?
MICHELLE BRIDGES Our fitness expert on how to gain weight and taking up exercise for the first time in your 40s.
Danielle Braff They are very healthy but only when consumed in moderation.
Paula Goodyer Cinnamon, chilli, turmeric... they contribute more than just flavour.
Find out if you're making one of these 8 common diet and exercise mistakes - and learn what to do instead.
JACQUELINE MALEY Yes, I am a nightmare to eat out with. Yes, I am dreadful to cook for. But I am me, rashy and liable to face-swelling at inopportune times.
Ellie Krieger The raw food movement has gotten a serious foothold. But are there really significant benefits to uncooked food?
More coffee, please
Deborah Netburn Just in case you need one more reason to drink coffee.
Alison Loughman Can't resist the call of the crunchy, salty or sugary snack fix? You're not alone.
Susie Burrell There are some foods you cannot seem to stop eating, no matter how hard you try.
SARAH BERRY Do you crave chocolate because your body needs more magnesium? Is your sweet-tooth just your body’s way of crying out for chromium?
Fact v fiction
Anna van Praagh Anna van Praagh considers the latest findings that flip our food wisdom on its head.
Susie Burrell If you want to cut back on sugar, here are the easiest ways to do it.
The sweet trap
Jennifer Morton Muesli bars and low-fat yoghurt are health foods, right? Jennifer Morton meets a man on a mission to prove they're not.
Fact or fad?
Ellie Pithers Detox, detox, detox: that's January's unremitting mantra, but are juice cleanses and alkaline diets nothing more than marketing spiel? Three experts separate fact from fad.
SARAH BERRY Detoxing is a scam. So says The Guardian in a new feature that has been reverberating around the internet ruffling feathers and eliciting nods of agreement in equal parts.
Stephanie Wade "It started out innocently enough. A friend began eliminating processed food from her diet, to focus on her health and wellbeing from 'the inside out'."
No piece of cake
Veronica Schmidt "My body tingled with anxious energy and I developed an unattractive habit of ringing my hands. I thought about chocolate. A lot."
Paula Goodyer Legumes are back on the menu, with researchers suggesting phytates may have little impact on mineral absorption.
Mind over matter
Linda McSweeny Eating on the run or at your desk is part of modern life. But it may also be a recipe for obesity.
Paula Goodyer What if there were an eating plan that helped you lose weight while still allowing a generous amount of food including - gasp -carbs?
All-time best foods
Susie Burrell Forget what we should not be eating; instead let's focus on the powerful super foods that pack a serious nutrition hit for their punch and the foods that we should aim to eat on a daily basis.
ARABELLA FORGE Dietitian Arabella Forge recommends ten foods that can improve your digestion.
Susie Burrell If it is called a salad, and looks like a salad, it must be a healthy choice surely? No.
Everything you'd like to ask a dietician (including some good news for pasta lovers and bad news for fans of coconut oil).
Pam Belluck In case anyone needed another reason to love chocolate, a new study suggests that a natural compound found in cocoa can reverse age-related memory loss.
SARAH BERRY A test on BBC's Trust Me, I'm a Doctor has found that reheating pasta makes it healthier and may even help us to lose weight.
Paula Goodyer The health food aisle is often where junk hides behind labels such as "organic" and "gluten-free".
Paula Goodyer "People know that an apple is healthier than a lamington – it's sticking with the apple that's difficult," says nutritionist Leanne Cooper.
Sarah Oakes Killer Pythons are looking more like multi-coloured vipers as the global confectionery giant downsizes products to control portion sizes and respond to growing consumer concerns about their sugar intake.
What they eat
Evelyn Lewin A new study concludes "eating behaviours can be transmitted socially."
NOEL TOWELL Unauthorised absences blamed on dietary requirements.
Eating for pleasure
Sandy Smith We need to remember that we eat for other reasons apart from being healthy.
Susie Burrell Don't read this if you're planning to enjoy a wheel of brie and bottle of wine after a particularly shocking week.
Susie Burrell Susie Burrell sets a few simple rules.
We need a search party and a really good recipe for guacamole. Stat.
SARAH BERRY Cupcakes make our brains sparkle. Seriously. But can we teach them to do the dopamine dance for brussel sprouts instead?
Vanessa Garcia "I was lying in bed in my New York City apartment when the world went black."
NATALIE REILLY In our culture restrictive eating has become synonymous with a sense of control, achievement and even piety.
CASSY SMALL Remember activated almonds? Chef, TV star and now health coach Pete Evans sings the praises of the Paleo diet.
Jennifer Garth It starts first thing in the morning. The moment you open your eyes you're bombarded with food thoughts.
How to eat
Paula Goodyer Scientists from the University of Copenhagen believe this diet is the only diet to follow.
MEGAN JOHNSTON Three dietitians reveal which foods they tuck into between meals - and which ones they avoid.
Paula Goodyer The task of sweetening our food and drink has become more complicated as more sugar alternatives appear on the shelves of health food stores and supermarkets.
Sandy Smith Leading nutritionists say the popular eating plan is potentially hazardous to your health.
RACHEL CLUN Here are some foods that you should avoid if you want to stave off hunger pangs.
RACHEL CLUN It's a common misconception that you can't overeat healthy foods.
Michael Moss Has coconut water lived up the the hype since taking the world by storm as a miracle drink?
Paula Goodyer Tuning into your body’s inner appetite signals is more useful than observing external food ‘rules.’
Susie Burrell Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simply dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus.
RACHEL CLUN Exercising self-control can be hard, especially when it comes resisting your favourite guilty pleasures.
Tom Sanders Everything you need to know about fats. You might just be surprised.
Try these healthy and nutritious breakfast options from Lorna Jane Clarkson when recharging after your morning gym session.
Melissa Davey Melissa Davey's suggestions as to why raw foodies provoke such strong reactions.
60s diets v today
Niki Bezzant Vintage advice shows us there's nothing really new about modern weight-loss theory.
Food for long life
Kate Quilton Kate Quilton travelled the globe to countries with 80 per cent obesity, and one where a village has found the secret of eternal youth (two glasses of wine a day helps).
MELISSA DAVEY Intuitive eating might teach us how to eat 'normally' again.
Paula Goodyer Figuring out whether a high protein diet is healthy or not can be pretty confusing.
KATHLEEN LEE JOE Good riddance, #Fitspo! #Sitspo is your new motivational best friend.
Claire Hayhurst People who eat breakfast burn more kilojoules and have tighter blood sugar control than those who are fasting, a new study has shown.