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Elie Metchnikoff, découvreur de la phagocytose et pionnier des recherches sur les probiotiques
30.10.2018 Barbara Orland
Ilya Metchnikoff promoted yoghurt as beneficial to health and longevity. Why was that?
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Is eating everything in moderation sound nutritional advice?
26.02.2018 Hannah Rohrlach
When it comes to ‘healthy’ eating, almost every dietitian, nutritionist and doctor uses the words ‘balanced’ and ‘moderation’.
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White or brown: A cube of sheer sweetness to be consumed in moderation
12.01.2018 William Türler
Consuming large quantities of sugar is bad for us. Health authorities are seeking ways to reduce consumption of sugar. Here’s how.
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25.09.2017 Diana Danko
Nowadays, logos and other schemes promoting plant-based food are springing up everywhere. How can we reconcile our choices with a well-balanced diet?
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16.08.2017 Hannah Rohrlach
Forget the pseudo science and celebrity endorsements, here is how to tell which diets really weigh up.
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EMAG - Les superaliments, une tendance en plein boom
22.05.2017 Sophie Gaitzsch
Goji berries, chia seeds, kale: Reputed for their beneficial effects, these foodstuffs are proving popular, but do they deliver on their promises?
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03.04.2017 Hannah Rohrlach
Fad diets and questionable nutrition advice are so widespread in the media that we often overlook the best and most basic healthy-eating model.
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03.04.2017 Hannah Rohrlach
Mediterranean and Okinawan diets have been hailed the best of the best, and interestingly share a key nutritional feature with the increasingly popular vegetarian and vegan diets.
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15.11.2014 Greg Garrett
Despite positive developments in reducing undernutrition over the last decade, today one in nine people – 805 million worldwide – still goes to bed hungry every night (1). At the same time, an estimated two billion people are affected by “hidden hunger”, or micronutrient deficiency, which is the lack of essential vitamins and minerals required in small amounts by the body.
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15.11.2014 Jacques Décombaz
Twenty years ago, many scientists agreed: biochemistry and nutrition would boost performance in sport. Hundreds of studies and an avalanche of new food supplements seemed to prove them right.
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15.11.2014 Emma Graham-Harrison
The morale of the troops is closely tied to how well they are fed. Napoleon expressed this in his now famous words: “An army marches on its stomach.” Today, soldiers are issued a great variety of healthy, elaborately engineered meals. A touch of cultural fare for both the body and soul!
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15.11.2014 Ian Ferguson
A brief history of the food eaten on missions to space. Its evolution, design and role in the daily life of astronauts.
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15.11.2014 Elisabetta Moro
The Mediterranean diet involves not only what people eat, but also how, where and with whom. As such, it refers to the “art of living”, that is to say, the translation of the Greek word "diaita". In the 20th century, when the eating habits of rural labourers in this region were discovered to be beneficial to their health, many of the more affluent began following their example.
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04.10.2014 Denis Rohrer
The power held by those with the knowhow to preserve food has rarely been investigated. For centuries, hunger stoked fear of shortage(2) and such fear could serve as a means of subjugation. The spread of democracy in the West ultimately brought ample reserves.
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