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A diet that is Mediterranean style, and rich in vegetables and fermented milk products such as yoghurt, along with coffee, tea and chocolate, is associated with greater gut microbial diversity and a lower risk of hospitalisation in patients with liver cirrhosis, according to the results of an international study presented at The International Liver Congress, on 12th April 2018, in Paris, France.

A publication led by a researcher at the UPV/EHU suggests that a diet free from red meat significantly reduces the risk of a type of colon cancer in women.

Eating several servings of nuts every week may help lower the risk of developing the heart rhythm irregularity, atrial fibrillation, also known as heart flutter, finds research published online in the journal Heart.

Prescribing practice for gluten-free foods in England varies hugely and doesn't seem to be driven by obvious medical factors, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.

Lower temperatures can activate the body's 'good' fat formation at a cellular level, a new study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found.

Pecan-rich diet significantly improved insulin sensitivity in adults who are overweight or obese.

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration renewal period for dietitians opened on Sunday 1st April 2018 and closes on Saturday 30th June 2018. The HCPC will write to all dietitians at the beginning of April with information on how to renew.

Could omega-6 fatty acids protect you against premature death? The answer is yes, according to a new University of Eastern Finland study. While protecting against death, omega-6 fatty acids also keep cardiovascular diseases at bay.

Schär, Europe's number 1 in gluten-free*, is delighted to extend its offering for patients following a low FODMAP diet to include:

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