Global experts to debate the latest in diet, exercise and sports performance
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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?
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
Computer games, ‘fat’ suits, and entertaining quizzes will be used by Northumbria University academics to teach the public about healthy eating.