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A new study has found that the TfL’s ban on advertising HFSS foods has made a huge dent in obesity numbers and is expected to save the NHS £218 million over the lifetime of the current population. But not everyone's so sure....
After investigating the evolution of Campylobacter, scientists have warned that close-contact intensive farming, alongside increased animal movement and changes in cattle anatomy/physiology, heightens the risk of deadly outbreaks.
The scientists recommended that the UK government and European Commission introduce labelling to clarify whether rice is safe for consumption by babies and children under five.
The researchers found that green spaces including parks, gardens, allotments, roadside verges and woodland cover 45 percent of Sheffield – a figure similar to other UK cities.
The University of Sheffield study shows how an electrical reaction in protein complex cytochrome b6f provides the energy that plants need to turn carbon dioxide into the carbohydrates and biomass that sustain the global food chain.
Dr Ahmed Abbas Mohamed, Director of Research & Development at WET Group, outlines how innovative technology can enable soft drinks manufacturers to create no (or reduced) sugar, no artificial sweeteners, appetising and cost effective products.
Increasing the pH level of water could help tackle health problems caused by high sugar content in drinks.
Researchers have identified how DNA methylation controls heritable disease resistance in plants, which could prove beneficial in agriculture.
Farming crops with crushed rocks could help to improve global food security and reduce the amount of CO2 entering the atmosphere, a new study has found.