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19 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - A nutty solution for improving brain health

Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people according to new research from the University of South Australia.


16 March 2019 - The Guardian - Good enough to eat? The toxic truth about modern food

We are now producing and consuming more food than ever, and yet our modern diet is killing us. How can we solve this bittersweet dilemma?


21 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study links unhealthy diet to mental illness in California adults

New study links poor mental health with poor diet, regardless of personal characteristics such as gender age, education, age, marital status and income level.


7 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Diets in decline: Vitamin and nutrient deficiencies on the rise

Intakes of most vitamins and minerals have taken a nosedive since 2008, leading to an increase in deficiencies of key nutrients including vitamin A, fibre and iron, according to the UK’s latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey.


6 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 intakes among ‘vulnerable populations’ well below recommended levels: Study

Intakes of long chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA amongst pregnant women in the USA was found to be less than one-fifth of the recommended 520 mg/day EPA+DHA, according to data published in Nutrients.


30 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Any way you slice it, nutrition studies are controversial

Two nutrition specialists met to debate a controversial statement: Most studies on the effect of nutrition and diet are false.



16 November 2018 - Nutrition Insight - Sugar crash? Alarming levels of sugar in milkshakes, UK lobby group says

Milkshakes with “alarmingly high” levels of sugar are being sold across UK high street restaurants and fast food chains, according to a survey by UK lobby group Action on Sugar.


2 November 2018 - Science Daily - How diet impacts health and well-being

From the standpoint of heart health, the Tsimane are a model group. A population indigenous to the Bolivian Amazon, the Tsimane demonstrate next to no heart disease. They have minimal hypertension, low prevalence of obesity and and their cholesterol levels are relatively healthy. And those factors don't seem to change with age.


16 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Adequate consumption of 'longevity' vitamins could prolong healthy aging, nutrition scientist says

A detailed new review of nutritional science argues that most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals that play previously unrecognized roles in promoting longevity and in staving off chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and, potentially, neurodegeneration.


5 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Digital marketing exposure increases energy drink usage among young adults

Energy drinks represent a new category of nonalcoholic beverage with global sales of over USD 50 billion. Containing caffeine as a main ingredient, energy drinks are a central part of partying and sporting culture. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that digital marketing of energy drinks was more persuasive with young adults than other marketing methods.


13 August 2018 - Nutraingredients - Micronutrient gaps in childbearing years ‘concerning,’ survey stresses

Females and younger adults in the UK appear to be vulnerable to micronutrient shortfalls, a concern given this life period includes the conception and childbearing years, new survey’s author warns.


2 August 2018 - The Conversation - Keto diet: a dietitian on what you need to know

The keto diet is one of a series of fashionable low carb diets that include the Atkins diet, the South Beach diet and the Zone diet. There are hundreds of people selling ketogenic diet plans available - but what exactly is it, what nutritional and physical implications does it entail, and is it actually any good?


18 July 2018 - Nutraingredients - Consider a vitamin D supplement alongside breastfeeding, UK government report suggests

Breastfed infants up to 12 months should receive a daily vitamin D supplement according to a report by the UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) that details feeding in the first year of life.


23 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Gluten-free kids' foods fall short on nutrition

Gluten-free foods are one of the latest nutritional trends, with many parents assuming foods with a gluten-free label are healthier than foods with gluten.


4 July 2018 - Nutraingredients - Dietary fiber intake inversely related to depression symptoms in US adults, study suggests

After analyzing data from a national US survey, researchers in China suggest that dietary fiber intake may be inversely related to depression symptoms. The results were consistent even after adjustment for a wide variety of potential confounders.


14 June 2018 - BBC - 'Women spend more time planning holiday than pregnancy'

Ideally, women should plan a pregnancy months in advance, experts say. Some women spend more time planning their summer holiday than they do a pregnancy, a survey by baby charity Tommy's suggests. Only one in five started taking folic acid before stopping contraception, while one in six didn't take it at all.


11 June 2018 - EurekAlert - Large study finds workplace foods contribute to unhealthy eating

Employees eat more than 1,000 calories a week at work and most of it is obtained for free


1 June 2018 - The Conversation - Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some toys. Studies suggest that this compound may have widespread health risks, including aggravating inflammation in the gut and promoting the development colon cancer by altering the gut microbiota.


24 May 2018 - The Conversation - Young adults need to eat more omega-3 fats

Despite their availability, evidence shows that most people in North America are not getting enough omega-3 fats in their diets. Low levels in our diet means low levels in our bodies. And this may be linked with higher risk for a number of health complications, such as coronary heart disease and depression.