Tag Archive for 'diet'

strawberries and blueberries may slow cognitive decline in women

April 27th, 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell

Blueberries and strawberries, which are high in flavonoids, appear to reduce cognitive decline in older adults according to a study, Dietary intakes of berries and flavonoids in relation to cognitive decline, published in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society. The study results suggest that cognitive aging could […]

New research suggests that 45,000 UK deaths could be prevented each year with lower meat diets

October 19th, 2010 by Friends of the Earth

Switching to diets that contain no more than three meat meals each week could prevent around 45,000 early deaths and save the NHS £1.2 billion each year as well as helping to tackle climate change and curb deforestation, according to a new Friends of the Earth report. Researchers from Oxford University analysed the health implications […]

A book review: ‘The Carbon Fields’ by Graham Harvey

October 10th, 2010 by Rosie

‘The Carbon Fields‘ written by Graham Harvey and published by Grass Roots is a fascinating read that explains what has gone wrong with farming today, and how it is contributing to climate change and environmental degradation, and effecting our health. The book describes how correcting the problem would be simple if we reverted to the […]

A healthy diet for a healthy planet

October 8th, 2010 by Richard Lord