Learn how to find out what's really in your food and make the right choices
Salt can be sneaky, so do you know where it’s hiding in your shopping basket? Take our quiz to find out if your knowledge is worth its salt!
We’ve ranked 13 popular drinks from best to worst based on their nutritional value – in particular sugar and fat. Read on to quench your thirst the heart-healthy way.
There's lots of confusion when it comes to fat. Watch our animation to learn what fat does in your body, and get answers to common questions about saturated fat and which foods contain it.
You might be surprised at how much salt is hidden in some dishes at high street restaurants such as Pizza Express, Nando's, Pizza Hut and Zizzi. Our guide will help you choose wisely.
From burgers to baguettes, salads to soups, we're faced with hundreds of different options for a quick meal on the go. We reveal how much salt is hidden in fast food restaurant food.
We all know we need to limit the sugar in our diet, but what exactly are 'free' sugars and how do we make sure we don't consume too many? Our animation explains all.
Salt could be sabotaging your health because of its sodium content, which is linked to high blood pressure. Watch our animation to find out how and why you should cut down on the white stuff.
A new tax on sugary drinks is a useful reminder of why they’re bad news for our health, explains Senior Dietitian Victoria Taylor.
It's not always easy to spot sugar on ingredients lists, because it can come under lots of different names. To help you avoid eating too much added sugar, our infographic shows 50 names for sugar you might come across.
It’s not always easy to tell where those sneaky saturated fats are hiding. Take our quiz to test your knowledge.
From ketchup to brown sauce, soy sauce to pesto, we love adding flavour to our food. But there can be hidden health hazards, as Hannah Forster explains.
Craving a treat but don't want to ruin the diet? Try these ideas for healthy savoury snacks and healthy desserts.
A few small steps can make a healthy diet and help you to control your weight, too. Dietitian Annemarie Aburrow shows us how.
Food labelling can help us choose healthier foods. We explain how to use back-of-pack food labels to make healthy choices.
Too much sugar can lead to weight gain and damaging effects on our health. Here are 6 small changes that you'll hardly notice, which can help you cut down on the sweet stuff.
We often associate colourful foods with good health – but while that’s true of fruit and vegetables, it’s not always the case with other foods. We point out the pitfalls.
Our expert answers a question on whether coconut oil is good for your health, and what type of oil is a healthier choice.
Take a look at our infographic - the results may shock you.
Some foods we imagine are healthy can be shockingly full of fat. Learn which ones are a useful part of a healthy diet, and which ones are best treated with caution.
Most of us eat too much sugar, but it's not always easy to avoid it. Here's our guide to some of the sneaky spots where sugar may be hiding.
Is honey healthier than sugar? How much sugar is too much? Our dietitian explains all you need to know.
Salt can sneak up on you in some unexpected places. Make sure you’re on the look-out for these common culprits.
We all need some salt in our diet but, on average, we’re consuming too much. Our senior dietitian Victoria Taylor answers common questions about salt and how it affects our health.
Learn how to understand front-of-pack food labels, and how they can help you make heart-healthy choices more easily.