The good, bad and confusing cholesterol
Just when you didn’t think food advice could become any more confusing, a new study from the University of Copenhagen has found a possible link between HDL cholesterol (aka the good one) and increased mortality. There are two types of … Weiterlesen
Dark chocolate with a Mediterranean twist?
If you like dark chocolate and want to lower your blood pressure, then this might be for you. Scientists from the University of Pisa have found that when olive oil is added to dark chocolate it can improve your cardiovascular … Weiterlesen
Tastes like chicken?
Today we are talking about fortified food, chicken sausages to be precise. We have reported a few times over the years about fortified foods, in general, the trick is how much the food can be fortified before consumers find the … Weiterlesen
Ditch the drink yogurt and reach for some walnuts?
Friendly bacteria, we hear a lot about them in adverts that try to convince us we should drink liquids that are full of them to help improve our gut health. But, as tasty as these drinks are, is this really … Weiterlesen
Broccoli, have you had your 5kg today?
If you suffer from type 2 diabetes you may well just want to do that. Published in Science Translational Medicine this month, researchers showed that giving people concentrated extracts of broccoli containing that magic ingredient we know and love, sulforaphane, … Weiterlesen