Poor breakfast in youth linked to metabolic syndrome in adulthood

This Swedish study found that adolescents who consumed poor breakfasts had a higher rate of metabolic syndrome 27 years later than those who ate substantial breakfasts

30/01/2014   by Laura Keaver  

Practical classes more effective than theory classes in teaching food safety risks to children

Italian researchers have found that active participation of children in practical food safety classes leads to a greater understanding of microorganisms and their impact on people and the environment. 

30/01/2014   by Laura Keaver  

Could our favourite childhood advertising characters still be influencing our food choices as adults

Researchers from the UK and US have found that adults have a positive health association with foods that were advertised with popular characters in their childhood. They view these products more positively in terms of nutrition when adults.

28/01/2014   by Laura Keaver  

Does wheat make us fat and sick?

Researchers from the UK and Netherlands after reviewing all available scientific literature concluded that there is no substantial evidence that wheat is involved in the development of obesity or other health conditions. 

15/01/2014   by Laura Keaver  

EFSA conclude aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current intake

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently re-evaluated aspartame and concluded that both it and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current intake levels. 

09/01/2014   by Laura Keaver  

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