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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.
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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

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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
Savvas Xystouris liked Breanna Lepre's blog post Covid-19: Antibodies after AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines decrease with age and are higher in women, data show
Mar 18
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Apr 6, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Mar 18
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Mar 24, 2022 from 10:00am to 1:00pm

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Mar 16
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Food is often scarce in countries afflicted by fragility, conflict and violence. But solutions require more than putting food on the table today. To truly help those caught in often terrifying situations, it’s important to look at how they will be…
Mar 7
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
As we look to 2050, when we’ll need to feed two billion more people, the question of which diet is best has taken on new urgency. The foods we choose to eat in the coming decades will have dramatic ramifications for the planet. Simply put, a diet…
Feb 21
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Mar 22, 2022 from 9:30am to 4:40pm

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Feb 21
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
The cultivation of pulses, combined with the power of young people, can help achieve a transformation in our agrifood systems, said QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), at a virtual event…
Feb 14
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