Superfoods that aren’t really ‘super’ after all
Many so-called ‘superfoods’ aren’t as healthy as you might think. Here are the facts (and fiction) behind Himalayan salt, dark chocolate and coconut oil.
The body needs some fats and oils as part of a balanced diet. But some fats (unsaturated fats) are healthier than others (saturated and trans fats).
Foods high in vitamin E
Vitamin E is found in fats and oils from both animal products and vegetables and seeds. Learn more here, including how much vitamin E you need.
Cradle cap is the name given to the yellowish, greasy scaly patches that appear on the scalp of young babies. It is very common, harmless and doesn't cause discomfort.
There are many effective treatments available for acne, including creams for your skin and oral medicines. Learn about the different options.
Is butter really better?
Butter is back in fashion because it's 'all natural', but since it's high in fat, is it healthier than margarine? And what about cholesterol-lowering spreads?
Health benefits of the Mediterranean diet include a lower risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and more. Read more on what foods to include.
How to lower your cholesterol
High cholesterol increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, but lifestyle changes and sometimes medicines can lower your levels of bad LDL cholesterol.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis can occur on the scalp, face or torso or in areas that produce an oily substance known as sebum. Learn more about it here.
Vitamins and minerals explained
Vitamins and minerals are necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies. A balanced diet will meet most of your needs by the foods you eat.