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3 Jan 2017 - The Guardian - Children consume half of daily sugar quota at breakfast - study

Public Health England launches barcode app after finding that under-10s consume three times the recommended limit

















16 December 2016 - IBDNewsToday - A Single Gene Variant, Once an Evolutionary Edge, Now Seen to Promote Diseases Like IBD

An alteration in a single gene, the Fads1 gene, may determine the risk for certain diseases, including inflammatory syndromes like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The study tracing the gene in human evolution and its effects was published in the journal Nucleic Acids Research.



14 December 2016 - NutraIngredients - Probiotics have a ‘positive effect’ on stress and anxiety: Meta-analysis

More studies need to be conducted to determine if the consumption of probiotics could also assist with symptoms of diagnosed clinical depression.


14 December 2016 - The Conversation - Do humans need dairy? Here's the science

A lot of people will have already made up their mind about whether humans need dairy in their diet and will be thinking that the answer is obviously “yes” or obviously “no”. But nutrition is based on science not opinion – so, here’s the latest research on the matter.