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, … Continue reading
Fill up on carbs to drive a hard bargain?
If you have ditched the carbs and moved to a more protein rich diet, you could be more accepting of unfair behaviour than if you were still eating the starch. Published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of … Continue reading
Take spuds off the menu?
When you think potatoes, would you think unhealthy? For chips and crisps sure, but surprisingly a paper published in the British Medical Journal found that potato prepared in many ways can lead to high blood pressure. The researchers were interested … Continue reading
A pint or two a day? Go ahead, it’s ok!
So says a study published ahead of print on the website of the journal Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases. With all the caution surrounding alcohol intake at the moment and especially after the somewhat harsh recommendations from the UK’s chief … Continue reading
The world’s supply chain of omega 3 fatty acids is in trouble. We have reported on it a number of times in this blog. But a new project is underway involving in the University of Nottingham, CHAIN Biotech and Calysta, … Continue reading