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Could a Mediterranean diet and exercise reduce dementia risk?

in May/NEWS

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are launching a new study to see whether eating a Mediterranean-style diet and being more active could improve brain function and reduce dementia risk.

Source: University of East Anglia

Study finds red meat as part of a healthy diet linked to reduced risk of MS

in May/NEWS

People who consume unprocessed red meat as part of a healthy Mediterranean diet may reduce their risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), new research led by Curtin University and The Australian National University has found.

Source: Curtin University

Making the most of probiotics

in May/NEWS

It isn’t only the probiotics, but the way they are produced and the food we eat them with that are important for our health.

Source: The University of Melbourne

Don’t overdo omega-6 fat consumption during pregnancy

in May/NEWS

In Western societies, we are eating more omega 6 fats, particularly linoleic acid, which are present in foods such as potato chips and vegetable oil. Other research has shown that linoleic acid can promote inflammation and may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease

Source: The Physiological Society, The Journal of Physiology

Local food community joining forces to meet increasing demand

in May/NEWS

Collaboration more effective than competition among local food stakeholders looking to scale up distribution, U of A researcher finds.

Source: University of Alberta

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