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Archive | July, 2015

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Planning permission granted for new centre for food and health

Planning permission has been granted by South Norfolk Council for a new food and health research building on the Norwich Research Park. The building will house a new centre for food and health, which will bring together the Institute of Food Research (IFR) with aspects of the University of East Anglia’s (UEA)  Norwich Medical School […]

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SACN report advises we reduce sugar and increase fibre

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) report on carbohydrates and health represents the biggest and most comprehensive review of the science linking these, and its findings are clear. In order to maintain better health, most people should reduce the amount of sugar in their diet, and increase the amount of fibre. What is also […]

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‘Selfish’ bacteria link IBD and gut microbiota changes

The discovery of unusual foraging activity in bacteria species populating our gut may explain how conditions like Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) link to changes in the populations of gut bacteria. IBD affects 1 in every 250 people in the UK, but its causes are unknown. Studies have shown that IBD patients have a different profile […]

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The heat is on for the Chilli ME Challenge

Feeling hot? You might start feeling even hotter if you take up the Chilli M.E. Challenge. Started by four girls from Ireland, UK and USA, the aim is to spread awareness and raise funds for biomedical research for myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.) /chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Brave participants are posting videos of themselves eating a chilli […]

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