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Our interview with Dr Majdi Osman

Read our interview with Dr Majdi Osman, the Chief Medical Officer of OpenBiome, doctor and lecturer in medical microbiology and infectious disease.

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Our interview with Dr Majdi Osman

Our Interview with Dr Mona Bajaj-Elliott

Read our interview with Dr Mona Bajaj-Elliott, senior lecturer at University College London, who shares her research interests and lessons from her career. 

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Our Interview with Dr Mona Bajaj-Elliott

WHY CONSUME A DIVERSE DIET - WORLD DIGESTIVE HEALTH DAY

We all know that there is no one food that can provide all the nutrients necessary for optimal health. Read our blog to learn how to improve dietary diversity.

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WHY CONSUME A DIVERSE DIET - WORLD DIGESTIVE HEALTH DAY

Our Interview with Dr Neil Williams

Read our interview with Dr Neil Williams, a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition in the Department of Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University (NTU).

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Our Interview with Dr Neil Williams

Stop Food Waste Day 2022: Waste to Value

Did you know that one third of all food produced globally is either wasted or lost? Read about the potential value in food waste in our blog. 

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Stop Food Waste Day 2022: Waste to Value

Our Interview with The Gut Stuff

Read our interview with Alana and Lisa MacFarlane, the founders of The Gut Stuff. 

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Our Interview with The Gut Stuff

LACTOBACILLUS GENUS NAME CHANGE

In 2020, scientists reclassified Lactobacillus into 25 new genera. Read about how this name change may help our understanding of common mechanisms of these bacteria.

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LACTOBACILLUS GENUS NAME CHANGE

OUR INTERVIEW WITH PROF PAUL COTTER

Read our interview with Prof Paul Cotter, the Head of Food Biosciences at Teagasc and a Principal Investigator with three large Irish Research Centres.

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OUR INTERVIEW WITH PROF PAUL COTTER

Our Interview with Dr Naiara Beraza

Read our interview with Dr Naiara Beraza, Group Leader at Quadram Institute who tells us about her career and research on the gut-liver axis...

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Our Interview with Dr Naiara Beraza

Our Interview with Prof. Denise Robertson

Read our interview with Professor Denise Robertson, to learn about her career at the University of Surrey and as deputy editor of the British Journal of Nutrition. 

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Our Interview with Prof. Denise Robertson

OUR INTERVIEW WITH Prof SUE LANHAM-NEW

Professor Susan Lanham-New is Head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Surrey, and Honorary Secretary at The Nutrition Society. Professor Lanham-New’s research focuses on the nutritional aspects, in particular vitamin D, of bone health.  We caught up with her to find out more about her career, research, and the role of vitamin D in immunity and COVID-19…

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OUR INTERVIEW WITH Prof SUE LANHAM-NEW

INTERNATIONAL WHOLE GRAIN DAY

This Tuesday 16th November is International Whole Grain Day; a day to celebrate the nutritional and environmental value of whole grains.

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INTERNATIONAL WHOLE GRAIN DAY

Our Interview with Dr Kirsten Berding Harold

See our interview with Dr Kirsten Berding Harold, a post-doctoral fellow at the APC Microbiome Ireland who shares with us her research on the gut-brain axis and talks through her professional journey...

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Our Interview with Dr Kirsten Berding Harold

OUR INTERVIEW WITH DR RUAIRI ROBERTSON

Dr Ruari Robertson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London talks about the role of the gut microbiome in child growth and undernutrition and shares with us key findings from the HOPE-SAM and SHINE study.

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OUR INTERVIEW WITH DR RUAIRI ROBERTSON

Yakult Award Winners

For over 12 years, Yakult has been proud to support several academic and professional awards. Here we take the opportunity to celebrate some of our 2020 and 2021 winners. 

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Yakult Award Winners

OUR INTERVIEW WITH LISA YOUNGE

Lisa Younge, an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Nurse Consultant at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, gives us an overview of: her role in the Crohn’s & Colitis ‘More IBD Nurses – Better Care’ campaign, prospective areas of research for IBD and diet, and the challenges faced by IBD services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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OUR INTERVIEW WITH LISA YOUNGE

Yakult Educational Grant - Final 2021 Deadline Approachin…

Is there a conference that you’d like to attend? Or do you want to develop your skills? Yakult are offering grants of up to £1,000 to support healthcare professionals, researchers and students participation in a virtual, national or international conference or training course. Next deadline: 30th Sept 2021.

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Yakult Educational Grant - Final 2021 Deadline Approaching

Our Interview with Dr Luciana Torquati

Dr Luciana Torquati is a Lecturer in Nutrition at the University of Exeter. She is interested in the relationship between metabolic syndrome, exercise and the microbiota, and was awarded a 2019-2020 British Nutrition Foundation grant to investigate the role of acetate on exercise endurance. 

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Our Interview with Dr Luciana Torquati

WORLD MICROBIOME DAY 2021

Sunday 27th June marks World Microbiome Day – a day to celebrate the communities of microbes all around us. This year the theme is sustainability, and here we share with you some of the ways in which microbes are playing a very important part.

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WORLD MICROBIOME DAY 2021

Our Interview with Dr Mary Ellen Sanders

Dr Mary Ellen Sanders gives an insight into how the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) was formed, her role in the organisation, and shares the latest information on fermented foods and health. 

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Our Interview with Dr Mary Ellen Sanders