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