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28 Nov 2022
--- A study using data from long-term research on brain development shows that higher body mass index is associated with poor brain health in children, based on MRI scans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stresses... Read More
21 Nov 2022
--- Rich in fiber and nutrients, potatoes are often singled out as a food to limit. However, experts in two separate studies are revealing that the oft-fried food can not only be a part of a healthy diet, but also help decrease... Read More
18 Nov 2022
--- A study published in Eating Disorders explores how intermittent fasting may have links to eating disorders and psychopathology among adolescents and young adults in Canada. As fasting has grown in popularity over the last... Read More
18 Nov 2022
--- High amounts of salt in diets can significantly increase corticosterone – the equivalent of corticosteroid, the so-called “stress hormone” in humans – a mouse model study has revealed. Additionally,... Read More
17 Nov 2022
--- Japan-based researchers have explored the potential role iron supplementation has on the increased risk of parkinsonism. The longitudinal study, including nearly 386,000 participants, found that excessive iron consumption... Read More
15 Nov 2022
--- The US-based Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) recently issued a damning statement regarding an AstraZeneca-funded study which compared the cholesterol-lowering effects of six different supplements to the statin drug... Read More
14 Nov 2022
--- Food cold chains are essential for overcoming the challenge of feeding an additional two billion people by the year 2050 and enhancing the resilience of rural communities, all while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.... Read More
14 Nov 2022
--- The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) has questioned a recent study on the impacts of a low-carb diet, stating that it misrepresents the health effects on patients with diabetes and may harm sufferers. The study... Read More
11 Nov 2022
--- Researchers are revealing that just four weeks of eating mixed tree nuts could have positive effects on mood, memory and overall thinking capability. This same study and others also found that eating nuts can help to... Read More
11 Nov 2022
--- The nutraceutical ingredient could help to reduce lung inflammation, restore respiratory health and reduce lung scarring caused by eosinophilic asthma, a new study reveals. Human trials are in the pipeline following this... Read More
10 Nov 2022
--- Researchers from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, are looking into ways of creating a nutritious food system with three components: a 3D printer, yeast and science. Their vision, published in Nature Communications,... Read More
08 Nov 2022
--- The US-based Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has issued a statement disparaging a recent study that demonstrated the efficacy of pharmaceutical statin drugs compared to that of supplements commonly consumed for... Read More
07 Nov 2022
--- Published during the build up to COP27 – the United Nations conference on climate change currently taking place in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt – a new study in Trends in Plant Science has warned about the dangers of... Read More
07 Nov 2022
--- A total of 57,000 premature deaths in Brazil were attributed to the consumption of ultra-processed foods (UPFs) in 2019, according to research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.Although Brazilians... Read More
03 Nov 2022
--- Inulin, a dietary fiber frequently used in health supplements and known to have some anti-inflammatory properties, can also encourage allergy-related inflammation in the lung, gut and other body parts, according to new... Read More
01 Nov 2022
--- A new study has revealed that people living in “food deserts” – areas and communities that have minimal to no access to nutritious foods – may have an increased risk of stroke, heart attack and... Read More
31 Oct 2022
--- Eating large quantities of the pungent and strong tasting treat could be “acutely life threatening” due to the nutritional and chemical properties of the licorice root according to an expert cardiologist.... Read More
31 Oct 2022
--- An UK-based study reveals that almost one-third of its citizens are mildly to severely vitamin D deficient, a condition the research links to premature death, inciting calls for people to follow supplementation guidelines.... Read More
31 Oct 2022
--- A sedentary lifestyle and excessive sugar intake have more adverse effects on men than women, according to a new study. Men also experienced a decline in a protein called adropin – a key biomarker for cardiovascular... Read More
28 Oct 2022
--- Following a recent report by the Australian government revealing that two-thirds of the country’s adults and a fourth of its children are considered to be obese or overweight, researchers in the country have discovered... Read More
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