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Health in the Media

From this, the authors conclude that red and processed meat is not as harmful as previously thought...
The article suggests Jaden was missing out on protein because he was following a vegan diet....
The article is based on new research presented at this year’s Annual Meeting of the European...

Health features

“My body was telling me to eat meat!” is another of those old chestnuts. No it wasn’t, it was just a misguided notion that meat contains something missing from plant ...
Vole pups born in the winter come out growing thicker coats. Vole mothers are able to communicate the season to their babies in utero and tell them to put a coat on even before they’re born. We’re no...
Free radical damage
To understand the benefit of antioxidants, we first have to understand the damaging effects of harmful molecules called free radicals that seem hell-bent on wreaking havoc in your...
Why do we need it?
Vitamin B3 helps to release energy from the foods we eat, is essential for many basic reactions in the body and helps to maintain the nervous system and keep our skin healthy.
How...
Protein plays an important role in the body, forming the basis of muscles, hair, nails and collagen – the connective tissue that holds the body together. It also plays a part in regulating our bodies...
Thanks to Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg and protest group Extinction Rebellion, it feels like we are finally waking up to the imminent threat posed by climate change. Sadly, the importance of...
In 1993, a major breakthrough in longevity research was published about a single genetic mutation that doubled the lifespan of a tiny roundworm. Instead of all worms being dead by 30 days,...