All blog posts by Diana Mackie

The benefits of mind-body exercises such as yoga, Qigong, Tai Chi and Pilates are sometimes overlooked in our desire to get fit quick.
As part of our series reviewing media that could inspire your journey to better health in 2024, Diana Mackie reads Anticancer: A New Way of Life.
Children eat more than 1,300 school dinners during the primary years and many of us remember the good – and the bad. We asked staff and supporters – plus a dinner lady – to share their thoughts.
Sales of alcohol-free or lower alcohol drinks continue to rise, with low-alcohol beers proving especially popular. But are they a healthy alternative? We asked Matt Lambert, nutritionist at World Cancer Research Fund, for the lowdown.
From instant mash to flexitarians, food has changed massively since the 1980s. But we're not always eating more healthily, which is where our evidence on diet and cancer can make a difference.
Find out the tricks that supermarkets use to make us buy too much junk food, and check out our dietitian’s tips for a more mindful shop.
Any exercise helps reduce our risk of cancer, as well as many other benefits, so why not consider a holiday that’s all about fitness and fun?
New research in The Lancet quantifies cancer risk factors for countries around the world, across age, sex and over time