Dieting helps us lose weight and feel better. Supposedly. But studies show it also increases our cortisol levels - the stress hormone. And if we’re always hungry, we’re more likely to reach for high-calorie foods, and feel bad about our choices.
With a plant-based diet touted as the answer to emissions-intensive livestock farming, DW marks World Vegan Day by asking if a new wave of low carbon post-meat products can really lead the climate fight?
Gorging on salts, sugars and fats doesn't just expand our waistlines. Eicke Latz tells DW what happened inside the bodies of his lab mice when he fed them a Western-style diet.
Cancer doesn't have to be an inevitable destiny. Scientists know exactly what triggers the disease. And everyone can do something against the biggest threats.
Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in India and Bangladesh, highlighting a need for better health care as fast food and sweet drinks gain popularity. The illness is already among the top 10 causes of death here.
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