“Our study suggests that eating a more Mediterranean-like diet could be one strategy to help individuals lower their risk of dementia.”- Dr Oliver Shannon
New App Helps Support 5 A Day
“What is unique about this app is that as well as tracking daily fruit and vegetable intake, it teaches people about portion size, so they get to the point where they know what they need to eat themselves. ” Katherine Appleton, Professor of Psychology at Bournemouth University
Scots Need to Eat More Fibre
The overall picture of diet in Scotland remains very poor. That’s the results of The Scottish Health Survey 2021 (SHeS) with fibre intake among the worst of the survey results.
Volunteers Needed for Healthy Eating Research: Focus on Fibre
Aberdeen University’s Rowett Institute is looking for people over the age of 18 who are overweight, healthy and eat a low fibre diet to take part in dietary research.
Look After Your Heart And Mind
Looking after your physical health can reduce your risk of developing heart disease as well as impacting positively on your mental health.
Easy ways to get your 5-a-day!
Some tips to help you achieve your 5-a-day during this challenging time.
New Research into Changing Eating Habits
“eating patterns may be more likely to change if the impetus originates within the individual.”
Find Your Balance
It provides simple guidelines where you use hand and spoon measurements so that you get used to the idea of sensible portion sizes.
Research into Possible Link Between Diet and Alzheimers
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen’s Rowett Institute will be conducting research into possible links between diet and Alzheimers.
New Study Highlights the Impact of Fat on Weight Gain
“fat in the diet stimulated the reward centres in the brain, stimulating greater intake.”