Food News

Coffee provides a whole new type of buzz

As part of my job as a science PR we regularly look for interesting science stories to share with the media and I wanted to share this one with you as a) it’s pretty cool and interesting food news and b) it is getting lots of media attention. Coffee is a substance that many
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No freaking way … is the McDouble really the ‘cheapest and most nutritious food in human history’?

When looking around online for something interesting in food news this week, I thought I was seeing things when I read the news article title: McDouble is ‘cheapest and most nutritious food in human history’ I mean, whoever wrote that must be mad right? Well, kind of,
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More benefits from green tea (did you think that was possible)

I’m sure many of us have heard about benefits of drinking green tea whether it is for digestion, blood pressure, better skin or even to fight off cancer. It appears that there isn’t much this super-drink can’t help with as a study published in th
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Your vegetables are still alive!

Published in the journal Current Biology, a study has concluded that vegetables are still alive even once they have been picked. The research shows that cabbages and other vegetable are capable of responding to their environment long after they’ve been picked –
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Scientists claim they’ve cracked coeliac disease

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease which is triggered by gluten. Coeliac sufferers experience an immune reaction when eating foods such as wheat, barley and rye, which damages the lining of the small intestine. Scientists in the UK and Australia gave 200 patients bread, rye
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