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Savvas Xystouris replied to Sarah Armes's discussion Can regular consumption of olive pomace oil (OPO) in the diet improve heart health?
"Thanks for posting @Sarah. This is interesting as we are usually talking about Extra Virgin olive oil (EVOO) which is the highest quality olive oil. Olive Pomace oil is actually the one of the lowest quality and still, it helped to lower the LDL. It…"
Oct 11
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“You are what your mother ate” is the concise summary Roseboom, Director of Amsterdam Reproduction & Development and Professor of Early Development and Health at the Amsterdam UMC, gave when she presented her PhD research in 2000.3 The study she…
Oct 10
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Oct 25, 2022 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm

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Sep 27
Savvas Xystouris posted a blog post
Food safety beliefs are not always science based.
The results show that a large share of the population believe in food safety myths, in the worst cases more than 70% report to believe myths to be facts and believing in many of these myths…
Sep 22
Savvas Xystouris replied to Sarah Armes's discussion What impact would a 1g reduction in salt intake have on population health?
"The salt content of soya sauce, used excessively in Asian countries like China, contributes to the salt intake. I would hope that the salt consumption in Europe for example, is lower but I guess we eat more processed food than people in China which…"
Sep 12
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Healthier, more nutritious foods tend to be more sustainable and environmentally friendly than those with low nutritional value, finds an analysis of more than 57,000 food items sold in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The mammoth study, published on…
Sep 5
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Aug 25
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A modest cut of just 1 g in daily salt intake could ward off nearly 9 million cases of heart disease and strokes and save 4 million lives by 2030, suggest the estimates of a modelling study published in the open access journal BMJ Nutrition…
Aug 18
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Connections between food security and nutrition (FSN) and mental health have been analytically investigated, but conclusions are difficult to draw given the breadth of literature. Furthermore, there is little guidance for continued research. We…
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Jul 14
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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
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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
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Jun 20
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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
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