ZOE Health Academy
Articles about food and your health, backed by science
Welcome to the ZOE Health Academy, a place where you can learn more about food, science, and your health. At ZOE, we believe food is the best medicine but also the most complex.
The misleading calorie, deceptive packaging, and ultra-processed foods create a toxic food culture that is making us unwell. To overcome misinformation, education is our main hope.
Here, we use information and data from the latest evidence-based studies and make them accessible so that you can make informed decisions about your body.
October 19, 2021
What are the best ways to boost your metabolic rate and burn more calories?
If you want to boost your metabolism and burn more calories, we have 7 science-backed ways to try. ...
October 12, 2021
Perimenopause: What are the signs and how to feel better
Common signs of perimenopause include irregular periods, hot flashes, and brain fog, but what you can do to ea...
October 11, 2021
Welcome to the ZOE Health Academy: A letter from Prof. Tim Spector
Welcome to the ZOE Health Academy, a space for you to learn more about food, science, and your health, from th...
October 06, 2021
Carbohydrate, fat, protein: Your guide to macronutrients
Your body needs macronutrients in large amounts, and these consist of carbs, fat, and protein. ...
September 30, 2021
What are the health benefits of coffee?
Coffee is dearly loved for its caffeine content, but did you know you’re also reaping many health benefits wit...
September 29, 2021
How to identify ultra-processed food and what to eat instead
Research has shown that ultra-processed food is not good for our health, but what is it, why is it harmful, an...
September 15, 2021
COVID-19: How can nutrition keep me healthy?
People who eat a healthy diet rich in plant-based foods are less likely to get COVID-19. Eating this way can a...
September 08, 2021
What are the best (and worst) types of fish to eat for health?
Eating fish provides essential omega-3s and nutrients for your health. Trout and sardines are great choices, b...