Food and Behaviour Research

Donate Log In

News

Latest News List

Search News...


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.


13 December 2016 - NutraIngredients - Omega-3s may turn off chronic low-grade inflammation in obese women: Study

Adding omega-3 supplements to a calorie-controlled diet may combat the chronic inflammation associated with obesity by boosting specialized pro-resolving mediators derived from DHA, says a new study European scientists.











1 December 2016 - BBC - 'Diet is global food policy's elephant in the room'

Global food policy needs to shift away from focusing on feeding people calories to nourishing people with healthy diets, say leading experts. They state that poor diets were responsible for more of the global health burden than sex, drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined.







23 November 2016 - NutraIngredients - Plant compounds found to boost neural efficiency in elderly: Study

Compounds responsible for the colour of plants and vegetables have shown brain enhancing properties in a study that tests the carotenoids on older adults.



22 November 2016 - ScienceDaily - Aspartame may prevent, not promote, weight loss by blocking intestinal enzyme's activity

Study identifies possible mechanism behind sugar substitute's lack of effectiveness