From the BBC, today:
Children in the UK are eating far too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals, research suggests.
Children should eat less than a teaspoon of salt a day, but 70% of the 340 children in the study published in Hypertension ate more than this.
And this, of course:
Even moderate drinking during the earliest months of pregnancy may be damaging, say researchers in Leeds.
Their study is the latest in a long debate over whether it is safe to drink at all during pregnancy.
The findings, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, suggest the chances of premature birth increased.
And four days ago:
People will be advised to halve the amount of sugar in their diet, under new World Health Organization guidance.
The recommended sugar intake will stay at below 10% of total calorie intake a day, with 5% the target, says the WHO...
UK campaigners say it is a "tragedy" that the WHO has taken 10 years to think about changing its advice.
They really ought to read each others memo's and take it in turns.
Most chucklesome of all is the list of "Useful health links" at the bottom of the page: