Posts for Food

Mediterranean diet increases gut bacteria linked to healthy ageing in older adults

Half the participants were asked to eat more vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts, olive oil, and fish – and less red meat and dairy. stockcreations/ Shutterstock Paul O’Toole, University College Cork […]

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Eating meat: links to chronic disease might be related to amino acids – new findings

Meat contains higher levels of sulphur amino acids than plant proteins. Natalia Lisovskaya Laura Brown, Teesside University and Kelly Rose, Teesside University Plant-based diets have been popular in the media […]

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From book clubs to the Archers, how to reinvigorate the local village pub

Pubs across the UK are shuttering, with 23% closing between 2008 and 2018. Disobey Art/Shutterstock Claire Markham, Nottingham Trent University A busy yet serene pub at the heart of a […]

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Breast cancer: eating yoghurt could help build natural microbiome

Reducing your risk of breast cancer might be as simple as eating yoghurt. Julia Sudnitskaya/ Shutterstock Rachael Rigby, Lancaster University For each year that a woman breastfeeds, the risk that […]

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What meat-eaters really think about veganism – new research

Shutterstock/Polina Yanchuk Chris Bryant, University of Bath Most people in the UK are committed meat eaters – but for how long? My new research into the views of meat eaters […]

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19th January is Quitters Day

5,580,587 Britons will have abandoned their 2020 New Year’s Resolutions by the end of Quitters Day, new research has found. Research by Strava recently found that in 2020, Sunday 19th […]

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Retail sales drop in December

In the three months to December 2019, the quantity bought in retail sales decreased by 1.0% when compared with the previous three months. All sectors except household goods stores and […]

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The world craves British food this Christmas

Traditional Christmas dinner Great British Christmas Dinner to be enjoyed in 64 countries around the globe Demand for festive fare such as turkey and Brussel sprouts has risen Scotch Whisky, […]

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Non-alcoholic drinks: how healthy are they?

Merla/Shutterstock Ali Hill, Solent University A few years ago, alcohol-free beers and wine were a rarity. And what was available was pretty execrable. Today, the market is booming and you […]

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Why it can be hard to stop eating even when you’re full: Some foods may be designed that way

Bet you can’t eat just one. tlindsayg/Shutterstock Tera Fazzino, University of Kansas and Kaitlyn Rohde, University of Kansas All foods are not created equal. Most are palatable, or tasty to […]

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