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Ancient feces reveal how ‘marsh diet’ left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites

New research published today in the journal Parasitology shows how the prehistoric inhabitants of a settlement in the freshwater marshes of eastern England were infected by intestinal worms caught from foraging for food in the lakes and waterways around their homes.

15 Aug 2019 Parasitology

Apples, tea and moderation — the 3 ingredients for a long life

People who habitually consumed moderate to high amounts of foods rich in flavonoids, compounds found in plant-based foods and drinks, were less likely to die from cancer or heart disease.

13 Aug 2019 Nature Communications

Rising CO2 levels could boost wheat yield but slightly reduce nutritional quality

Wheat is one of the world’s most important crops.

24 Jul 2019 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

What is the world drinking? Study reveals global intake of major beverages

Latest stats show beverage choice varies dramatically around the world.

8 Jun 2019 Nutrition 2019