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Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
The study included 12,164 individuals from three European population-based cohorts.
The median age was 59 years and 55% were women. During the baseline study visit, cardiovascular risk factors and comorbidities such as smoking, obesity, diabetes and…
Monday
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Most secondary school pupils are not eating enough breakfast before the start of school lessons, according to new research.

Up to two-thirds of girls and half of boys either skip breakfast completely or do not consume enough food before lunch is…
Oct 4
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The Commission has launched the HealthyLifestyle4All campaign to promote a healthy lifestyle for all, across generations and social groups, with the objective to improve the health and well-being of Europeans. Linking sport and active lifestyles…
Sep 28
Savvas Xystouris liked Sally Ayyad's blog post Impact of decreasing the proportion of higher energy foods and reducing portion sizes on food purchased in worksite cafeterias: A stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial
Sep 20
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Globally 1.3 billion tons of edible food is wasted every single year. 20% of the total food produced in the European Union is wasted or lost along the supply chain.

Food waste is a huge environmental problem, with 8% of GHGs produced as a result of…
Sep 16
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In the lead up to the World Food Forum (WFF) global event in October, the WFF launched today its Champions Programme, an initiative that mobilizes young, influential change-makers to raise global awareness about issues and events related…
Sep 15
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Aug 16
Savvas Xystouris liked Sally Ayyad's blog post Modifying gut integrity and microbiome in children with severe acute malnutrition using legume-based feeds (MIMBLE): A pilot trial
Aug 16
Savvas Xystouris liked Sally Ayyad's blog post Effect of Almond Consumption on Metabolic Risk Factors—Glucose Metabolism, Hyperinsulinemia, Selected Markers of Inflammation: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Adolescents and Young Adults
Aug 16
Savvas Xystouris liked Sally Ayyad's blog post Psychosocial, Eating Behaviour, and Lifestyle Factors Influencing Overweight and Obesity in Adolescents
Aug 11
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The swift and necessary public health response to the covid-19 pandemic has had detrimental consequences for the prevention and management of childhood obesity, a concern critically in need of public health action. Although children are not as…
Aug 11
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Efforts to fight a global surge in acute food insecurity are being stymied in several countries by fighting and blockades that cut off life-saving aid to families on the brink of famine, warn the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and…
Aug 5
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The research commissioned by EIT Food, the world's largest food innovation ecosystem, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), surveyed over 2,000 18-24 year olds from across the UK, France, Germany, Poland and Spain.…
Jul 26
Savvas Xystouris liked Sally Ayyad's blog post Meal-induced inflammation: postprandial insights from the Personalised REsponses to DIetary Composition Trial (PREDICT) study in 1000 participants
Jul 26
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Diet is known to influence heart health. Experts recommend a diet low in sodium and saturated fat to reduce the risk of heart disease. A heart-healthy diet also includes plenty of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Research shows that the…
Jul 21
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