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Global experts to debate the latest in diet, exercise and sports performance

Global experts to debate the latest in diet, exercise and sports performance

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2015 14:31 GMT

Some of the world’s leading researchers will present the latest findings in how diets, supplements and exercise can affect health and sporting performance at a major conference in Newcastle next week (15-17 December).

Northumbria graduate cooks up a storm with TV chef

Northumbria graduate cooks up a storm with TV chef

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2015 12:18 GMT

​A Northumbria University graduate is working with Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food on a mission to get the North East cooking healthily.

COMMENT: Does the food children eat for breakfast fuel exam grades?

COMMENT: Does the food children eat for breakfast fuel exam grades?

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 00:00 BST

Pam L Graham, Senior Research Assistant in Health and Life Sciences, discusses how a good breakfast influences how we think and learn.

Plants and the Human Brain - Why humans think like insects

Plants and the Human Brain - Why humans think like insects

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2014 00:00 GMT

Similarities between human and insect brains could be the reason why humans are attracted to plant-derived chemicals, such as tea, coffee, tobacco and drugs, according to a new book.

Double Olympic champion to attend sport nutrition event at Northumbria

Double Olympic champion to attend sport nutrition event at Northumbria

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2013 00:00 GMT

Dame Kelly Holmes, Technical Advisor at the GSK Human Performance Lab, will join leading experts in sport and exercise nutrition at Northumbria University, Newcastle this week.

Brain food – putting science on the menu

Brain food – putting science on the menu

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2013 00:00 BST

Diners will discover how the food on their plate can impact their brain function at a special dining experience during the British Science Festival in Newcastle.

Research on the menu

Research on the menu

Press Releases   •   May 08, 2013 00:00 BST

A Northumbria University academic has joined forces with a care home company to analyse and optimise their menus for each season.

Do we know what we are eating?

Do we know what we are eating?

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2013 00:00 GMT

The food industry will be placed under the spotlight when Northumbria University academics lead a mini lecture series at the Life Science Centre this Spring.

Full of beans

Full of beans

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2013 00:00 GMT

Computer games, ‘fat’ suits, and entertaining quizzes will be used by Northumbria University academics to teach the public about healthy eating.

Lose fat faster before breakfast

Lose fat faster before breakfast

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2013 00:00 GMT

People can burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach, according to new research from Northumbria University.