Why salt doesn’t deserve its bad rap

For something that’s so often mixed with anti-caking agents, salt takes a lot of lumps in the American imagination. Like fat, people tend to think of it as an unnecessary additive — something to be avoided by seeking out processed foods that are...

Health news: Zinc pills 'help rosacea'

Zinc tablets may be a new treatment for rosacea, the chronic skin condition which leads to facial flushing. Pilot studies have shown benefits within just four weeks. Now a larger trial is under way. Around 5 per cent of Britons suffer from rosacea. The exact cause is...