They were once considered the "bread of the poor" for their extraordinary energetic and nutritional properties. Chestnuts, a typical autumn fruit, have a high nutritional power and bring numerous benefits to the body: chestnut flour is obtained from their...
Preliminary results show that treatment of liver cells with certain bioactive molecules from citrus fruits and red vine is able to stimulate their ability to respond to circulating glucose levels. 'Specifically, the different plant matrices seem to favour the...
Industrial production of animal products is a source of diseases and the next pandemic might spark from poultry, say the world’s leading authorities in emerging zoonotic diseases. Already in 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization...
We cannot avoid it, we have to eat every day. However, our eating style, which involves increasing meat consumption, has negative effects on climate change. The fight against global warming begins at the table with what we choose to...
Attention to health and environment: these are the most pressing demands that consumers from all around the world turn to food and beverage brands for a green turn. They are worried about their future and that of the planet....
Ageing is a progressive process characterised by a decline in various physiological functions. Globally, populations of different ethnic and economic sectors are ageing faster than before. In fact, for the first time, people over 60 years have surpassed those...
Climate change, in addition to causing serious problems to natural ecosystems, infrastructure, housing, businesses and livelihoods, is having (direct and indirect) impacts on people's physical and mental health. Susan Clayton, of the Department of Psychology at the College of...
Nearly 1 million and 100 thousand Italian students aged 15 to 19 have smoked in 2018. Consumption generally begins in adolescence: almost 100 thousand have tried smoking before the age of 12. A positive element is the reduced ease...
Family lunches and dinners with friends put a strain on our body. After the Christmas holidays it is not uncommon to feel swollen and weighed down due to the overeating of the previous weeks. So, it is a good rule after January...
People living with air pollution have higher rates of depression and suicide, a systematic review of global data has found. Cutting air pollution around the world to the EU’s legal limit could prevent millions of people becoming depressed, the...

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