Chewing has benefits for brain function, stress, anxiety, exam performance, pain perception, as well as hunger and food intake. Here’s what the research about chewing more says, in experiments that used either food or chewing gum.
While some research has found benefits of collagen supplementation for some aspects of skin health, it’s a case of buyer beware.
This article was originally written for The Conversation by HMRI and the University of Newcastle's Laureate Professor Clare Collins.
With ovarian cancer sadly taking the lives of over 2/3 of people diagnosed in 5 years, Port Stephens-based fundraising group 'The Pearls of Port Stephens' recently donated more than $3,000 to HMRI to support ovarian cancer research.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic it has been well known that the virus does not affect everyone equally. Reviews of patient data around the world has shown that older people, men and those suffering from chronic lung conditions have worse outcomes and higher mortality rates. A new study may have found one potential reason for why some groups seem to get sicker more than others.
By Laureate Professor Clare Collins and Dr Rebecca Williams
Originally published in The Conversation
In Australia and around the world, research is showing changes in body weight, cooking, eating and drinking patterns associated with COVID lockdowns.