science

Review – Slim Fruits

New from Australian confectionery company Ferndale, Slim Fruits claims to be the healthiest sweet on the market. But what are they really like? We look at the taste, the look and ultimately the science behind this “diet friendly” sweet treat.    The look The
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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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Two loafs of bread and some straws of wheat

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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