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Beyond the burger – tips for a healthy barbecue

A sunny weekend in the UK is rare and a great opportunity to get the barbecue out, catch up with friends and family and tuck in to some tasty food. And this year there’s...

Organic food doesn’t lower overall cancer risk

Women who always or mostly eat organic foods are no less likely to develop cancer than women who eat a more conventional diet.

Meat and cheese aren’t ‘as deadly as smoking’

People reading some of today’s alarming headlines will be relieved to learn that – for the vast majority of people – eating protein isn’t “as bad for you as smoking”....

Cancer deaths in men, surgery under the spotlight, and highlighting oesophageal cancer

We take a look at the latest worldwide cancer stats, highlight the importance of cancer surgery, and discuss the issues around oesophageal cancer.

Bad breakfast habits could harm long-term health

Skipping breakfast and snacking on sugary and fatty foods could be fuelling Britain's rising obesity rates among the under 25s according to new findings.