New study says processed foods make us crave more calories

What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, and constantly-shifting nutritional guidelines aren’t making things any easier to […]

Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, WHO finds

Breastfeeding can cut the chances of a child becoming obese by up to 25%, according to a major study involving 16 countries. World Health Organisation (WHO) experts who led the Europe-wide research are calling for more help and encouragement to women to breastfeed, as well as curbs on the marketing of formula milk which, said senior […]

How to make profiteroles perfect and fast

The name of these small choux buns originally signifies a small gift – a description that does not fit well with the vast bowls of soggy, dairy-smeared pastry I remember from childhood, which is probably the last time I ate one. Profiteroles seemed to be everywhere in the 1980s: school speech days, family weddings, wakes … There […]