Mediterranean diet increases longevity and better health – fact or bs?

A Mediterranean diet with large amounts of vegetables and fish gives a longer life. This is the unanimous result of four studies to be published by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg. Research studies ever since the 1950s have shown that a Mediterranean diet, based on a high consumption of fish and vegetables […]

Five Australian dietary guidelines for health

According to the new Australian Dietary Guidelines released today for public consultation poor nutrition is responsible for around 16% of the total burden of disease and is implicated in more than 56% of all deaths in Australia. The most recent available estimates for the total cost of poor nutrition were more than $5 billion per […]

Insecticides an increasing problem in future for streams in Europe

Pollution growing particularly in the Baltic Sea region according to study Europe’s streams will in future be more heavily polluted with insecticides than before. This is the conclusion of a study by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) for which scientists compared the situation of 1990 with climate and land use change scenarios in […]