Passport to Pimlico: food safety and security

Thanks to food safety, diseases such as typhus and cholera have virtually disappeared.

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Miracle diets

Miracle diets can produce health issues due to rapid weight loss, excessive energy restrictions, and the exclusion of certain foods or nutrients from the diet.

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Diet, drugs, and the brain

Foods that are rich in fats and sugars are pleasurable because they stimulate our reward circuits, the same circuits that are activated by drugs. In a context in which unhealthy diets and drug abuse are common from adolescence, it is important to investigate their consequences.

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Educational tools for better eating

For guidelines to be useful, they must consider cultural, anthropological, educational, social, and economic factors, as well as the usual diet of the target society.

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Disentangling nutrition facts from fiction

There is a widespread misconception, mainly due to perverse agnogenic practices, that nutrition is hard and confusing, that we do not really know what to eat and that health professionals cannot agree.

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Diet-disease relationships

Nutritional epidemiology currently studies the diet-disease relationships. In this review, we analyse the impact of diet on health and the importance of dietary factors in the prevention of non-communicable diseases.

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“Good to eat”, the new issue of Mètode

The monograph, coordinated by Gonzalo Casino and Montserrat Rabasa, delves into the relationships between food, society and health

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Feeding, cooking, sharing

The norm of our time is to eat alone and constantly consume individually-packaged, unidentified products.

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Good to eat

Growing concern for health has fuelled interest in the relationship between diet and disease prevention. But despite the remarkable scientific advances, there are still many unanswered questions, and many evidence-based messages do not reach the population and are lost in a sea of misinformation and half-truths.

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Mètode 104

«The plants of the future», new Mètode monograph

The monograph, coordinated by José Pío Beltrán, CSIC research professor at the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (CSIC-UPV), analyses biotechnological advances in plant production.

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