Elsa Jones

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Even making small changes can improve the way you look and feel

Most of us know which foods are healthy and which are not and how a nutritionally balanced diet with adequate amounts of protein, fat, carbohydrates, (...)

Added sugars, found in processed food and drinks, are a contributing factor in obesity and diabetes. Photograph: iStock

Last year, I tried to give up sugar and caffeine. I found it much more difficult to avoid added sugar (see below) than it was to stop drinking caffein(...)

In the bleak midwinter, it can be hard to muster the enthusiasm to get out of bed on dark mornings, never mind greet the day with enthusiasm. You may (...)

As well as my love of a healthy home-cooked hotpot, I also harbour  positive associations with Coco Pops and Happy Meals. Photograph: Getty Images

While some take the detox route for January, my strategy is to serve up comfort food as an accompaniment to the peace and quiet of the first month of (...)

Given a choice of sugar or cocaine, the vast majority of rats opted for sugar, a famous 2008 Princeton study found

Research published widely last year has suggested that excessive sugar consumption affects the brain in a similar way to cocaine, by elevating dopamin(...)

Simon Higgins of Fighter Food

Restaurant-standard meals to order Simon and Lucy Higgins, who are brother and sister and are both chefs, run their family’s three food business(...)