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The health benefits of coffee according to EFAD

A report by the European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD) reveals the health benefits of coffee consumption.
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Could beer hops give insight into treating Alzheimer’s?

Beer hops have been found to provide unique health benefits for Alzheimer’s disease, preventing the clumping of amyloid beta proteins.
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Physical and mental health benefits of a sugar-free diet

Deciding to embark on a sugar-free diet can be a complicated challenge, especially as sugar comes in many forms - but here we list the many benefits of not consuming the substance.
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Integrating ecosystems in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus for greater sustainability

Sasha Koo-Oshima & Virginie Gillet from Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/ UN-Water, reveal their thoughts on integrating ecosystems in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus for greater sustainability.
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The UK’s oral health needs levelling up

Balika Reddy, Dentist at Harley Street Specialist Hospital, argues that the UK’s oral health is a postcode lottery and is in dire need of levelling up The current NHS contract to deliver dental care, introduced in 2006 is currently presenting a number of big challenges. It is time for a...
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A uniting point for U.S. peanut sustainability

Eric Coronel, Director of Sustainability at The American Peanut Council, highlights a uniting point for U.S. peanut sustainability.
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Could a littering heat map solve the waste problem?

Dyl Kurpil explains the value of a littering heat map in creating a proactive, intelligence-driven anti-litter strategy.
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The ‘night owl’ sleep cycle is more likely to induce type 2 diabetes

Depending on your sleep cycle, whether you’re an early bird or a night owl can make a huge difference in your physical health.
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Does eating earlier in the day aid weight loss?

“Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper” - is there any scientific evidence behind eating the bulk of daily calories early in the day to promote weight loss?
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How do diet plans affect your health and weight loss?

Searching for a diet plan and advice online can lead to unreliable health sources, so here are six different diets and their advantages and disadvantages.
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The International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics

From the 4th to the 7th of November 2022, Phuket, Thailand will host the 19 International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics ISRFG 2022 where we will see agricultural science “Driving the Next Green Revolution”.
Woman spraying pesticides in a field

The EU must enforce a pesticide tax

Experts warn that the EU agriculture sector is stuck in "permanent pesticide-dependence," and that major flaws exist in the current attempts to reduce the use of pesticides across the EU.
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Why do Europeans have lactose tolerance?

Famine and disease were the catalyst for the evolution of lactose tolerance in Europe, and explain why others are lactose intolerant.
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Should larger organic farms adopt agroecological practices?

Larger organic farms operate more like conventional farms and use fewer sustainable practices than smaller organic farms.
Woman taking her blood pressure

Potassium rich diets to lower blood pressure

Women with high salt intake should eat a potassium rich diet to lower blood pressure and protect against cardiovascular events, according to study.
Bee pollinating flower

How bees can stabilise food supply and food prices

Yields of crops visited by insect pollinators like bees produce a more stable food supply and help stabilise food prices.
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Testing actions for sustainable farming: preparing for future agriculture policy

The Scottish Government has offered £50 as an incentive for every farmer and crofter to complete the ‘Testing Actions for Sustainable Farming’ survey in an attempt to prepare farmers for future agricultural policy.
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Using artificial photosynthesis technology to produce food

Food could become independent of sunlight through artificial photosynthesis technology, increasing the conversion efficiency of sunlight into food by up to 18 times.
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Emerging Riceberry Rice: Thailand first experience in developing rice for wellbeing

Professor Apichart Vanavichit, highlights the Thai attempt to develop rice that directly benefits well-being.
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Western diet rich in red, processed meat linked to colorectal cancer

A Western-style diet rich in red and processed meat, sugar and refined grains and carbohydrates increases risk of colorectal cancer.

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