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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.