Food Matters Live 2018

Food Matters Live 2018

 One of the most pressing global challenges in healthcare to be faced over the next fifteen years is to reduce the impact of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and certain forms of cancer, so it’s no surprise that the opening...
Do our bodies judge our food choices?

Do our bodies judge our food choices?

 Some of us ‘eat to live’, others ‘live to eat’, but a new study suggests that our bodies might determine whether our ‘survival’ or our ‘lifespan’ is to be prioritised from what we eat, depending upon the supply of nutrients our body receives. This sparked my...
How to build a healthy real food plate

How to build a healthy real food plate

  Studies have long shown that the best diet for you is one that you can stick to for the long term. With that sage wisdom in mind, it’s silly to think that we’d all thrive on a gluten-free diet, or that vegetarian diets are the answer for everyone. We are all...
What makes for a MedDiet?

What makes for a MedDiet?

  Japan has long held the title of the country where people have the longest life expectancy. Now, largely thanks to what they eat, people in Spain are predicted to take the number one spot by 2040. According to the highly respected Institute for Health Metrics...
Risk of a sour aftertaste to artificial sweeteners

Risk of a sour aftertaste to artificial sweeteners

  Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly controversial due to their questionable influence on consumers’ health. Used in so many foods, most of us are unaware we often consume this added ingredient. While there is no consensus regarding the health...

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