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Unhealthy Finns don’t regret a summer diet of sausages and ice...

Did you think summer was for eating healthy food, low carb salads and sipping mineral water? Think again. Finns have no regrets about stuffing their faces...

Finns trust doctors, nurses, vaccines and science

Trust in science is strong in Finland according to research carried out by the Wellcome Trust Foundation in Britain who talked with more than...

Finns love coffee – but how much is too much?

It's no secret that Finns love coffee. In fact, Finns consume 12kg of coffee each per year, making them the second biggest country in the...

Kuopio researchers: eating eggs, increasing cholesterol doesn’t elevate stroke risk

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio have found that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol - the equivalent of eating...

Finland’s obesity rates growing faster in the cities than countryside

Obesity rates among Finland's city dwellers is growing faster than among people who live in the countryside. It's a pattern that bucks global trends, where...

Supermarket chain encourages Finns to eat more domestic fish

One of Finland's biggest supermarket chains S-Group is launching a new campaign aimed at getting shoppers to eat more locally caught fish. The supermarkets are...

Alko announces big sales drop – but not as much as...

Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko has announced some big falls in sales of beer and long drink. In their new annual report, released today, Alko...

Finland’s first vegan burger chain is changing the menu for meat-free...

Finland's first ever vegan burger chain launched today in Helsinki with three locations. Bun2Bun has been open since spring this year cooking traditional meat patties,...

Study: regular sauna reduces heart attack deaths for men and women

New research published today shows for the first time that regular sauna sessions have health benefits for both men and women. The study, by scientists...

More meat, more veggies, more special diets: here’s what Finland is...

Are you a meat lover? Have you eaten meatballs, steak or sausages today? A new study finds that Finns eat an average of 520g of...