We think understanding how your body responds to food is really liberating. We all grew up getting mixed messages about what to eat – whether from our parents, the media, the food industry or the state. Despite how well-meaning they were, navigating this advice has been hard. We’re here to set you free.
Ever wanted to know if your poop was normal? In this post, we cover everything you need to know about poop and what it can reveal about your health, plus how to achieve the perfect poop.
There are plenty of tests on offer that claim to find the right diet for you based on your genes. But do they really work and are they worth the money? We reveal the answer to this commonly asked question.
We all want to be healthy. Our government wants us to be healthy too, and that’s why they issue guidelines about how we should eat. The problem with these guidelines is that food is complicated, and so are people.
Some medical experts have recently compared eating a banana with eating six teaspoons of table sugar - but is this true? We dig into the science behind these claims and share what our science says about this humble fruit.
We all need to eat, and we all know that the foods we choose have a big impact on our health. It also seems like everyone has an opinion on the best way to do it. In a world of fad diets and conflicting advice, how do you know what’s right for you?
Learn more about how we're combining artificial intelligence, digital technologies, and collaboration with leading scientists around the world to tackle global health issues.
Stuck for healthy snack ideas? We spoke to our team of in-house nutritionists to find out what snacks they have been enjoying at home during the lockdown period.
Our research shows that alcohol consumption has increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. What impact might this extra drinking be having on our metabolic health? Here's what you need to know.
New data suggests COVID-19 has led to increased snacking and drinking in the U.S., resulting in a weight gain 5x more than during the holidays. Find out what this means for our long-term health and what you can do to snack smarter.
Most of us know that the foods we choose to eat have a big impact on our health, but how can you know what’s right for you? We believe that understanding your biology and eating the right foods for your body is key. Here's why.
Ever experienced one of those mid-afternoon funks that leave you feeling tired, sluggish and craving something sweet? In this post, we explore the science behind blood sugar crashes, why they make you feel so bad, and why some people seem to get them more easily than others.
Lockdown means that many of us are cooking from scratch a lot more than normal. We've teamed up with Ella Mills of Deliciously Ella to bring you a recipe for this delicious carrot, lentil and raisin salad.
The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to think about what health and nutrition look like for all. Now is the time to reframe how we think about food and health, starting from the ground up.
We learn more about where the low-calorie sweeteners used in diet foods first came from, whether they’re really safe to eat, and if they really help you to lose weight.
After years of yo-yo dieting without any long-term success, Susan felt helpless. Her experience with ZOE helped her change the way she thinks about nutrition and the way her body uses food, rather than focusing on weight loss goals alone.
There’s a lot of conflicting advice about the best way to eat, but one thing that almost everyone agrees on is that eating more plants is good for you. Discover our top ten tips for getting more plants on your plate.
Whether you have diabetes or not, you should still take care of your blood sugar levels. We explain how your blood sugar levels change when you eat, what your responses can tell you about your health, and how you can improve your blood sugar control.
‘Inflammation’ is often blamed as the cause behind a multitude of health concerns. But what exactly is inflammation, and can it be caused by the food that we eat?
The first findings from PREDICT have been published in Nature Medicine on June 10, 2020. Read the novel insights from the paper fuelling the next generation of nutrition science.
Over the past two years, we've been working with world-leading experts in the areas of nutrition, epidemiology, microbiology, and data science to better understand how and why we all respond to food differently. Read about findings here.
The events over the past two weeks have shaken us to our core. We invite you to learn, to listen and join our pledge for health equity.
What is a healthy response to carbohydrates and why is it important? We take a closer look at how your body breaks down and uses the carbohydrates found in your food.
Let's find out what a simple sugary drink – known as an oral glucose tolerance test or OGTT – can reveal about your blood sugar responses and diabetes risk.
What happens in your body when you eat fat? We look at why blood fat levels change over time, and why is so important for understanding your unique responses to food.
We believe that understanding your individual responses to food can help you eat in a way that supports your health. In this post we dive into what happens in your body when you eat.
The trillions of microbes living in your gut play an essential role in almost all aspects of nutrition and health. Microbial diversity, it seems, is key. But what exactly do we mean when we talk about microbiome diversity, and how do we measure it?
There are plenty of people telling you the ‘right’ way to eat healthily and lose weight, but what does the science say?
Nuts are infamous for being high in fat and calories, but this doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll ruin your diet.
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