The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated annually to recognise the critical role women and girls play in the field of science. The overarching aim is to promote gender equality in science and to encourage more women and girls to pursue careers within research. The
Do you consume enough iron in your plant-based diet?
How to get iron in a plant-based diet As part of the PERsonalised NUtrition through kitchen Gardens (PERNUG) project, The Food Databanks team have been working with Development Chef Suzy Smith and Dr Paul Kroon to produce some delicious nutritional plant-based recipes. In this series,
NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER DAY!
It's National Peanut Butter Day. National Peanut Butter Day is dedicated to celebrating one of the most beloved and versatile spreads in American cuisine: peanut butter. Peanut butter is made by grinding roasted peanuts into a smooth paste. The process of making peanut butter has not changed
Reflections on 75 years of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences
Paul Finglas was included in the IUNS book written by Catherine Geissler and Margaret Ashwell for his role since early 2000s as the Coordinator for Eurofoods (part of the INFOODS global network of food database compilers) in Europe on food composition research and related activities especially
Need some lunch inspo?
Suzy Smith has provided another delicious recipe for you to try this January. Going vegan or plant-based doesn’t have to mean that you’re giving up foods – it can be quite the reverse. Since becoming plant-based, my diet has become more interesting and diverse. I’ve taken the opportunity to
Brussels sprouts have as much vitamin C as oranges – and plenty of other health benefits
What are the benefits of eating Sprouts? Federico Bernuzzi, Research Scientist and Dr Maria Traka, Deputy Research Leader within the Food Databanks National Capability team (FDNC) have been exploring the health benefits brussels sprouts could offer, not just this Christmas but with any meal.
Plant-Based Eating – Suzy’s tips on ways to support kids to eat their Leafy Greens
We are very delighted to welcome Suzy Smith – a development chef working for the PERNUG project, to contribute to our ‘Plant-Based Eating’ blog series, stay tuned for many useful tips around cooking and lifestyles in the upcoming months! The Challenge of Feeding Leafy Greens to Kids I have
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