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Apr 16th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

Image of jallachatu. Jallachatu is believed to occur when a vulture flies over the mother during pregnancy. Drawing from an exhibition on malnutrition in Bihar by artist Vinoy Jha.

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Apr 2nd 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

Become a Student Representative

With the Student Representative election fast approaching, we spoke to Sebastian Achterfeldt, the current Student Representative, to see why it is important for students to have a voice with the Nutrition Society, and what he has learnt during his two years in this position.

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Apr 1st 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

One of the highlights of the Scottish meeting this year was the addition of a new, interactive ‘Question Time’ style Q&A session chaired by Professor Harry J McArdle. After an extremely busy scientific meeting with experts from around the globe sharing their knowledge and research, it was time for the audience to get involved.

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Mar 11th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

Our muscle strength peaks when we reach 30 years old. Over the age of 50, our muscles get weaker at a rate of around 15 per cent every ten years; increasing to 30 per cent per decade after the age of 70.

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Mar 9th 2015
Posted by Robin Banerji

New lab-grown meat products could be on supermarket shelves within seven years, according to creator Professor Mark Post, potentially revolutionising the way we produce meat globally. Is this the answer to the world's ever increasing appetite for meat?

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Mar 5th 2015
Posted by Mark Hollingsworth

No one doubts the importance of nutrition science and research in improving and maintaining human and animal health world-wide.

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Mar 2nd 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month’s featured paper is from Proceedings of the Nutrition Society and is entitled 'Carbohydrates and obesity: from evidence to policy in the UK'.

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