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What we eat can make a big difference to our health and well-being. This section includes information on health issues that are related to food or could be influenced by our diet.

We also explain the facts behind food-related issues ranging from acrylamide and dioxins to Sudan dyes.


If you're over 60, or if you're unwell or pregnant, a closer look in the kitchen could save your life...
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Find out how your diet and lifesyle could affect your chances of developing certain cancers...
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Healthy heart

Find out how what you eat can protect your heart.
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Find out more about this important issue.
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Get the facts about who is more likely to develop diabetes and what people with diabetes should eat...
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Iron deficiency

Are you getting enough iron?