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Archive | October, 2010

Scientists at the Institute of Food Research on the Norwich Research Park want to find out whether eating this new broccoli can have an impact on conditions such as high cholesterol in the over-50s.

Broccoli study volunteers needed

Volunteers to a scientific study in Norfolk will be asked to eat a new kind of broccoli that has been specially developed using conventional breeding to be enriched in a naturally-occurring compound called glucoraphanin. This compound is thought to be important in maintaining health and preventing diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Over 2 […]

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International Workshop on Food and Gut Health

International Workshop on Food and Gut Health

The Institute of Food Research, an institute of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), has hosted a three day workshop on food and gut health that brought together three leading organisations from the UK, France and the Netherlands to identify opportunities and priorities for trans-national cooperation in research, training and sharing of infrastructures.¬† […]

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