Exercise keeps the body healthy and fit. People who are physically active boost their own long-term well-being and health.
Healthy eating can boost overall health and help prevent certain illnesses. A healthy diet includes plenty of fruit, vegetables and whole grains, and is low in sugar and salt.
Food can contain substances that are harmful to health. What are they, where are they found and how can people protect themselves?
Food can contain germs that cause disease. However, most food-related infections can be avoided with simple hygiene measures.
An unborn child needs many different nutrients and vitamins to grow. How can expectant mothers positively influence their children’s development through nutrition?
Sugar, energy supplier: not only does the brain need it, but every cell of the body too. So why does sugar have such a bad reputation?
There are various kinds of eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia (binge-purge syndrome) and binge-eating disorder.
Being overweight is common and can become a health problem. A balanced, whole-food diet combined with physical activity can help.
Being underweight is not always a cause for concern. However, people who are very underweight often lack important nutrients and minerals. This can have several consequences.