Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to this week’s Nutrition News! This week we saw some random, but great articles; from Marmite, exercise and veganism to mindful eating and liquorice!

Love it or hate it, Marmite contains lots of vitamin B12 and was big in the headlines this week:

  • Scientists suggest vitamin B12 may help to regulate brain activity and support healthy brain function: http://tinyurl.com/lewg9c7

With summer just around the corner, exercise was also a big topic in this week’s Nutrition News:

  • Health institutions advise people to participate in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week: http://tinyurl.com/mohmw7j

Is becoming Vegan becoming THE new trend? We saw some informative articles on the increasingly popular lifestyle change:

We also saw some articles around snacking:

And, finally, a collection of various articles on diet and healthy eating:

  • Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (a.k.a. The DASH diet) and its potential to lower health-care costs: http://tinyurl.com/mzvx96p
  • ‘Glycyrrhizin’ a substance found in black liquorice can cause heart problems if eaten in high amounts: http://tinyurl.com/mzprdsa
  • 1 in 5 crisp varieties contain HIGH levels of a known carcinogen called acrylamide, a new report has revealed: http://tinyurl.com/k9k4dfu

Thank you for reading this week’s Nutrition News. As always, let me know if anything has been missed and have a wonderful weekend.