The Number of Fast Food Joints

“Across England, there are 8.2 fast-food outlets per 10,000 people, and 11.6 in the poorest parts of the country, according to Public Health England, a government agency.” (The Economist, 2018, p.29). Parents concerned about paying rent and keeping the electricity on are less likely to think about cooking a healthy dinner. One experiment found that subjects who were asked to… Read More

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Is Not Eating After 3pm Good For You?

A study suggests that eating all of your meals in a 6-hour window may prevent diabetes (Sutton et al., 2018). Courtney Peterson at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her colleagues tested a time-restricted diet in eight overweight men who were all on the threshold of developing type 2 diabetes. For five weeks, the volunteers ate identical… Read More

Can a Fibre-rich Diet Help Control Diabetes?

A high-veg diet can help treat type 2 diabetes – and it seems to do this by altering gut bacteria. Liping Zhao at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China and his colleagues compared the effects of two diets in people with type 2 diabetes. Over 12 weeks 16 people followed a low-fat, low-carb diet; and 27 people ate a… Read More

A Complete Guide to Natural Pre-Workout Foods for Women

For women, natural pre-workout can be a great choice. They not only give you an edge in the gym and keep you running for longer, but they also ensure that you do not get all the crazy side effects like vomiting, jitters, headaches, itching, cramps, etc. of pre-workout supplements. Do you need a Pre-workout Diet?… Read More

Bacillus Cereus Isolates & Cooked Food Products Delivered by Swiss Army Catering Facilities

Research Paper Title Toxin genes and cytotoxicity levels detected in Bacillus cereus isolates collected from cooked food products delivered by Swiss Army catering facilities. Background Heated food is known to be often contaminated with B. cereus, leading to cases of diarrhoeal or emetic diseases. Battalion kitchens or army catering facilities present a food safety risk,… Read More

Is Managing Dyslipidaemia with Medical Nutrition Therapy by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Clinically- & Cost-Effective?

Research Paper Title Clinical and cost benefits of medical nutrition therapy by registered dietitian nutritionists for management of dyslipidemia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Background Faced with increasing health care costs, it is incumbent to discern whether managing dyslipidemia with medical nutrition therapy (MNT) by a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is clinically and cost effective.… Read More

Long-Term Vitamin Stabilisation & Low Moisture Products

Research Paper Title Long-Term Vitamin Stabilization in Low Moisture Products for NASA: Techniques and Three-Year Vitamin Retention, Sensory, and Texture Results. Background Multiyear spaceflight will require innovative strategies to preserve vitamins in foods, in order to retain astronaut health and functionality long-term. Furthermore, space foods must be low weight/volume to comply with cargo restrictions, and… Read More