Nutrition

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Superchocolate: Can chocolate really be a functional food?

By Emma Jane Cash

A chocolate bar containing 33% pure refined turmeric has been launched into the global functional foods market, as a convenient and enjoyable way to increase daily dosage of curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric.

Only 17% of Spanish women get enough iron: Study

Only 17% of Spanish women get enough iron: Study

By Eliot Beer

As little as 17% of Spanish women could have an adequate iron intake, with women consuming fewer iron-rich foods such as red meat, according to data from the Spanish ANIBES study.

Williams: UK involvement in future big EU nutrition projects is in question

Brexit could impact UK nutrition research funding

By Noli Dinkovski

Brexit could severely hinder the ability of UK firms and research bodies to participate in big EU-funded food science projects, a leading nutrition scientist has warned.

A ‘fat-busting’ microbe has been identified in healthy intestines that helps combat obesity

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Nutrition advice questioned by gut microbe scientist

By Rick Pendrous

Conventional advice on maintaining health and avoiding obesity have been called into question by a leading expert on bacterial gut health – also known as the microbiome – who claimed that ensuring healthy bacteria in the lower intestines and colon has...

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