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Jul 24
Savvas Xystouris posted blog posts
Jul 14
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
Unhealthy diets represent a major risk for the pathogenesis of metabolic and chronic inflammatory diseases. Improving the quality of diet is important to prevent chronic diseases, and diet-induced modifications of the gut microbiota (GM) community…
Jun 23
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
The March edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available at: Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment
Main findings of the March global overview:

In Southern Africa, a…
Jun 21
Savvas Xystouris posted an event

Jun 22, 2022 from 9:00am to 12:30pm

Online

Jun 20
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
Launching Healthy Eating Week today, findings from a new survey, conducted by the British Nutrition Foundation, reveals widespread confusion among people of all ages, including adults* and children**, about which foods do and do not count towards…
Jun 14
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows.

Depression is a common mental health condition that affects approximately 1 million…
Jun 7
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
Public health experts and campaigners have accused the UK government of turning its back on child health after ministers announced that a ban on multibuy deals for junk food would be delayed by a year in response to the cost of living crisis.
The…
May 19
Savvas Xystouris replied to Sarah Armes's discussion Does following a Paleolithic diet reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?
"Thanks for ther post, Sarah. Generally speaking, ultra-processed food usually contain high levels of sugar, salt, fat as well as chemical additives designed to make the products more appealing. They also have a high energy density all of which…"
May 9
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
With the need to develop healthier and more sustainable food products, the introduction of new foods could be key to the transformation of our food system. Although European diets vary from region to region and household to household, innovation is…
May 4
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
This review argues that the healthfulness of foods is not solely based on its nutritional composition but also on food form and food structure. The food form is very closely linked to how much calories are consumed and how full you feel. For…
Apr 28
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
The summer of 2007 is notoriously remembered for the turmoil in the subprime mortgage market in the United States that led to the collapse the following year of Lehman Brothers, one of the oldest houses in Wall Street, and ushered in the global…
Apr 21
Savvas Xystouris posted an event

Jun 16, 2022 from 8:30am to 4:45pm

Brussels

Apr 13
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
FAO Strategic Framework 2022-31 seeks to support the 2030 Agenda through the transformation to MORE efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agri-food systems for better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life,…
Mar 31
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
Most of us know we should eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains. So why would the National Institutes of Health spend $150 million to answer questions such as "What and when should we eat?" and "How can we improve the use of food as…
Mar 28
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
EFSA’s scientists have completed their comprehensive safety assessment of sugars in the diet and their potential links to health problems. The opinion’s rich findings will support national public health authorities in Europe update future advice for…
Mar 21
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