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23 February 2017 - The Guardian - Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death

Five portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, but 10 is much better and could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year, say scientists.


23 February 2017 - BBC News - Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

Eating loads of fruit and vegetables - 10 portions a day - may give us longer lives, say researchers. The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year.




22 February 2017 - JAMA Network - Prenatal Nutritional Deficiency and Psychosis: Where Do We Go From Here?

Researchers report that extremely inadequate gestational weight gain is linked to nonaffective psychosis in offspring. This result is concordant with several previous studies designed as natural experiments that linked prenatal maternal famine to offspring nonaffective psychosis.


22 February 2017 - MedicalXpress - Fighting malnutrition with education

In a recent study published in Frontier in Nutrition, the research team identified the criteria and guiding concepts to be applied in the academic training of human nutrition.






17 February 2017 - MedicalXpress - How gut microbiome and diet can affect depression

An international group of researchers headed by André Carvalho has published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a paper that provides new data and prospects for the links between the intestinal flora and several disorders, notably depression.