New dietary guidelines for the over 65s were published this month by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. Over 65s are the fastest growing age group in Ireland, having increased by 19% in the 2016 census to some 630,800 people (13.8% of total population). The 10 nutrients examined with a full set of recommendations are […]
An Irish study found that Irish people who eat a lot of cheese do not have higher cholesterol levels than those who don’t. The scientists also found that higher dairy intake was associated with lower body mass index
The study is a first-of-its-kind large scale analysis that connects specific foods to later-in-life cognitive acuity. Cheese, by far, was shown to be the most protective food against age-related cognitive problems, even late into life.
Research published 28th September 2020 in the BMJ suggests that eating dairy products can lower the risk of bowel cancer by almost 20%.
At the online World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases in August researchers showed how dairy products are beneficial to the health and development of bones and muscles.
Cork scientists working in collaboration with Italian scientists have conducted a study into how much beneficial LAB probiotic bacteria we have in our guts and discovered that most were found in individuals who consumed cheese and yoghurt regularly.
Cheese a vital source of Vitamin D and probiotic bacteria, helping to fight covid-19 respiratory infection
New Irish research has shown Vitamin D to be vital in fighting respiratory infection. We look at that new research and other studies which indicate that including cheese in the diet may help our bodies to combat Covid-19.
Eating cheese was found to lower risk of stroke
A cheeseboard after a meal is a delicious way to finish a meal and it is also very good for your teeth. It is a great alternative to carbs and also acts preventatively against cavities. So why is cheese so great for your teeth?
Researchers at Kobe University in Japan have discovered that that LH dipeptide, a constituent of blue cheese may be beneficial for mental health.
Research carried out in the University of Pennsylvania indicated that damage caused by salt may be offset by a diet which contains cheese
There have been a couple of articles ranking the healthiness of different cheeses over the past week this is a summary of them.
It’s national burger day in the UK so we had a look at some cheesy burger research and, as we thought, cheese is consistently the favourite burger topping.
New research showed that eating a diet rich in dairy products reduced the blood pressure of overweight middle-aged men and women.
Eating dairy products, especially cheese and yogurt, was found to protect against premature death from any cause, according to researchers.
Italian researchers conducted a trial on 30 hypertensive adults over a 2 month period. They concluded that Grana Padano Cheese may lower blood pressure
Cheese has been part of the human diet for milenia, but new research shows that it was not only a food for the wealthy.
Research into adaptive divergence of fungi has revealed the genetic history of blue cheese and found it to differ from the popular belief that it was caused by fungi in caves.
Cheese allergies are most prevalent in ripened cheeses and the researchers looked closely at the microbial communities that develop in the cheese rinds.
A recent University of Alberta study shows that contrary to associations people make with high fat content, cheese may help to control blood sugar levels.
The study was published on 28th March 2019 and is part of a consumer marketing campaign being conducted by AHDB with Dairy UK, and looked at people’s responses to different food options.
International research published in October 2018 found that moderate consumption of cheese and other dairy products may help to protect against type 2 diabetes.
Cheese In Surround Sound – An experiment that has taken place in Switzerland. The results have been published after 6 months of exposure to a variety of sounds and styles of music.
A recent youGov poll revealed that on a classic four-sided box grater, the vast majority, 84 per cent of Britons use the side with the medium raindrop-shaped holes – in precise culinary terms this isn’t actually considered grating, but shredding.
The aim of this research was to examine cheese consumption in Irish adults and to determine its association with healthy eating, consumption of other foods and food choice attitudes. Analysis of food choice attitudes, sociodemographic information and consumption patterns was completed using the data from the National Adult Nutrition Survey Teagasc is the Agriculture and […]