People eat more with friends and family than when dining alone – a possible throwback to our early ancestors’ approach to survival, according to a new study. This phenomenon is known as ‘social facilitation’.
Previous studies found that those eating with others ate up to 48% more food than solo diners and women with obesity eating socially consumed up to 29% more than when eating alone.
Variety is key to helping children form preferences for vegetables, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Teacher training followed by classroom education with information, activities, and emotional support improves lifestyles in teachers and students, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The study suggests that knowledge alone is insufficient to change behaviour.
Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of pneumonia.
From not being able to cook to not liking the taste of vegetables – a new study from the University of East Anglia reveals why young men are not eating their ‘five-a-day’.
Results from a new study suggest that red meat consumption may increase the risk of breast cancer, whereas poultry consumption may be protective against breast cancer risk. The findings are published in the International Journal of Cancer.