Fibre deficiency symptoms: Three warning signs to look out for when you go to the toilet
FIBRE is an important part of a person ’s diet in order to stay healthy, but figures show most adults aren’t getting enough, and this can result in a fibre deficiency. When this happens three symptoms may occur. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: Taking this dietary fibre could help you shed the pounds
DIETARY fibre has many benefits aiding in weight loss as it keeps the digestive tract healthy. Glucomannan is a popular dietary fibre and a leading supplement for weight loss. DIETARY fibre has many benefits aiding in weight loss as it keeps the digestive tract healthy. Glucomannan is a popular dietary fibre and a leading supplement for weight loss. DIETARY fibre has many benefits aiding in weight loss as it keeps the digestive tract healthy. Glucomannan is a popular dietary fibre and a leading supplement for weight loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New health innovation unit to be set up in the UK, Joyance Partners expands to Europe, and more news briefs
Fibre optic internet for the NHS and a new unit for health innovation. Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has announced this week that fibre optic broadband will be rolled out across all hospitals and GP practices in  England in a new bid to improve access to digital services. " (...) We need clinicians and other healthcare professionals to feel confident they can access fast, reliable broadband so they can provide patients with the best possible care, ” the secretary said in a statement. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

All hospitals and GPs to get fibre optic broadband
Fibre optic broadband will soon be rolled out across all GP practices and hospitals, the Department of Health and Social Care has announced. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Practices to get fibre-optic internet to support long-term plan, says Hancock
All practices will soon have fibre-optic broadband, Matt Hancock has announced yesterday.  In a speech at the RCGP technology conference, Mr Hancock announced plans to upgrade every GP practice, hospital and community care service to the fibre-optic services as part of the long-term plan to improve the range of digital healthcare services.  Mr Hancock said:‘Every day, our NHS staff do amazing work– but too often they are let down by outdated and unreliable technology. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - May 1, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: costanzapearce Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

NHS hospitals and GP practices to get fibre optic internet
All NHS organisations will get the fastest broadband available, which will improve the range and quality of digital healthcare services offered to patients. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Improving the Lives of Millions of Mothers and Children
A group of farmers attend a field day on diversification for improved productivity and nutrition. Experts have recognised the agricultural sector’s special role in mitigating child and maternal under-nutrition in vulnerable groups through the increased availability of diversified diets. Credit: Friday Phiri/IPS By Friday PhiriPEMBA, Zambia, Apr 26 2019 (IPS) It is slightly after 3pm on a hot Wednesday afternoon in Chipata district, eastern Zambia, and a group of women are gathering for a meeting. It is Elizabeth Tembo’s turn to stand amongst the other mothers like herself and share key lessons on nutrition. It...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Friday Phiri Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Population Projects Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Nut Source Type: news

Thermal stability, fire performance, and mechanical properties of natural fibre fabric-reinforced polymer composites with different fire retardants - Bachtiar EV, Kurkowiak K, Yan L, Kasal B, Kolb T.
In this study, ammonium polyphosphate (APP) and aluminum hydroxide (ALH) with different mass contents were used as fire retardants (FRs) on plant-based natural flax fabric-reinforced polymer (FFRP) composites. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), limited oxyg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Homicide or car accident: the case of the 'guilty' fibre - De Simone S, Maglietta F, Ferrara M, Spagnolo L, Ricci P, De Carlo D, Salerno M, Sessa F, Bertozzi G.
Crime scene investigation should be carried out using a critical forensic approach by an expert team. This provides essential tools in the research and collection of evidence and samples which must be integrated with the autopsy and the police officers' in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Fibre warning: Three signs in your bowel movements that can indicate you’ve had too much 
FIBRE is an important part of a person ’s diet as it’s associated with a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and bowel cancer. The nutrient is best gained through diet, but how do you know if you’ve had too much.  (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Five ways you should be eating fibre to beat a bloated belly
BLOATING is often caused by eating certain foods, in particular, those high in fibre. But with fibre being such an essential part of a healthy diet, how can you get your recommended daily intake of the nutrient but avoid a bloated belly? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eat these foods to help boost your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer is an age old question which many experts have now linked to diet. But what foods should you eat in particular? Potassium and fibre play an important role in a long and health problem-free life, and there ’s a certain food group which contains both of these. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trendy low-carb diets are fuelling a rise in bloating
Doctors believe most British adults eat just 18g of fibre every day, while teenagers and children get less than 15g per day. The recommended amount for teenagers aged 11 to 16 is 25g. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

£ 4.9 Million UKRI grant to fund UK Dark Fibre Research Facility for Future Internet Research
National Dark Fibre Facility will enable researchers to create the communications technologies to power the future internet. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards, Research; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths, Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Electrical and Ele Source Type: news

Study suggests foods like oats, barley and fibre supplements may contribute to management of diabetes
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - February 13, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Fibre deficiency: Three signs when you got to the toilet that can indicate the condition
FIBRE deficiency can occur if fibre is lacking in a person ’s diet. This can cause problems with digestion and affect how you go to the toilet. Here are three signs in your bowel movements to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibre deficiency: Three signs in your poo that you could need to eat more fibrous foods
FIBRE deficiency can occur if a person isn ’t getting enough fibre in their diet and can cause problems with digestion. So how can you tell if you need to eat more fibrous foods? Look for three signs in your poo. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soluble fibre may improve blood sugar control in diabetes patients
A review, published inDiabetes Care, suggests that ingestion of soluble fibre improves blood sugar control in type-2 diabetes patients.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Eating a Western diet makes you more prone to listeria as it makes the immune system less capable
The consumption of this high-fat and low-fibre diet affected the gut bacteria in mice, making them more susceptible to listeriosis - caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes, Irish researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carbohydrates, fibre and a healthy diet | Letters
Low-carb does not mean no-carb, nor does it mean low-fibre, saysSue Morgan. Vegetables are stuffed full of fibre, points outDr Nick Evans. The ketogenic diet should not be dismissed as a dangerous fad, saysAnna McGuirkLow-carb does not mean no-carb, nor does it mean low-fibre (Blow to the low-carb diet as WHO report says fibre cuts early deaths, 11 January). Your article appears to confuse low carbohydrate and low grain consumption. Proponents of a low-carb diet typically encourage the replacement of highly processed carbohydrates with fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds (all sources of carbohydrate), thereby increasing the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Health Diets and dieting Food science Life and style Biology Human biology Society Source Type: news

Heart disease: Meal plan to get more fibre in your diet and prevent heart disease
HEART disease can result from eating an unhealthy diet but thankfully, eating more fibre can reduce the risk of developing the condition. Try this simple meal plan to get more fibre in your diet and lower your chances of developing heart problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease: One tasty meal plan to get more fibre in your diet and avoid heart disease
HEART disease can result from eating an unhealthy diet but thankfully, eating more fibre can reduce the risk of developing the condition. Try this simple meal plan to get more fibre in your diet and lower your chances of developing heart problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease: Eat this tasty fibre-rich meal plan to reduce your risk of heart disease
HEART disease can result from eating an unhealthy diet but thankfully, eating more fibre can reduce the risk of developing the condition. Try this simple meal plan to get more fibre in your diet and lower your chances of developing heart problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are YOU eating enough fibre to save yourself from having a stroke?  
The authors of the study, published in The Lancet, believe we should all eat 30g of fibre a day — but 91 per cent of us do not consume anywhere near that amount. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-Fiber Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Death And Chronic Illness
(CNN) — People who eat diets that are high in fiber have lower risk of death and chronic diseases such as stroke or cancer compared with people with low fiber intake, a new analysis found. Dietary fiber includes plant-based carbohydrates such as whole-grain cereal, seeds and some legumes. Fiber’s health benefits have been recorded “by over 100 years of research,” Andrew Reynolds, a researcher at the University of Otago in New Zealand, wrote in an email. He is co-author of the new meta-analysis of existing research, which was published Thursday in the journal The Lancet. The research shows that high...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN fiber Local TV Source Type: news

Heart disease: Cut risk of life-threatening condition by following this simple diet tip
HEART disease is a major cause of death in the UK and worldwide, but according to new research, eating a high-fibre diet can slash the risk of the condition and premature death by almost a third. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions are at risk of an early death because they do not eat enough fibre, warns major study
A study by the University of Dundee found that people who get plenty of fibre in their diet cut their risk of early mortality by up to a third and reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke by a quarter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibre in diet significantly cuts risk of heart disease
Up to 30% reduction in mortality for those with high fibre diets Related items fromOnMedica Obesity associated with worse mortality and higher CVD risk More Scottish GPs needed to fight heart disease ‘Health warnings needed on ready meals and Chinese takeaways’ Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Diabetes growth will cause surge in cardiovascular disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Simple design procedure for concrete filled steel tubular columns in fire - Ukanwa KU, Clifton GC, Lim JBP, Hicks SJ, Sharma U, Abu A.
Over the past 36 years, 238 experimental tests have been reported in the literature on concrete filled steel tubular (CFST) columns; different types of concrete infill have been considered: plain, steel fibre and bar reinforced concrete. In these tests, th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Brussels sprouts could cut your risk of cancer  
An average 80g serving (roughly five sprouts) provides more vitamin C than an orange, all your vitamin K needs (good for wound healing), and more fibre than a slice of brown bread. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Molecular insights into spider silk
(University of W ü rzburg) Spider silk belongs to the toughest fibres in nature and has astounding properties. Scientists from the University of W ü rzburg discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fibre protein. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

'Twisted' fibre optic light breakthrough could make internet 100 times faster
Researchers say they have developed tiny readers that can detect information in light spiralsA new development in fibre optics could make internet speeds up to 100 times faster – by detecting light that has been twisted into a spiral.The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, can be used to easily upgrade existing networks and significantly boost efficiency, scientists say.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou Tags: Technology Science Australia news Australian universities Internet National broadband network (NBN) World news Source Type: news

The THREE main causes of bloating
Fruit may be healthy but it could also be bad news for your gut because eating too much fibre could slow down bowel movements, according to British nutritionist Rick Hay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carbohydrate quality and health (pre-recorded webinar)
During the webinar, Professor Chris Seal will discuss the different forms and types of carbohydrate in foods, ranging from different types of starches, dietary fibre, small oligosaccharides and free sugars.   Does it matter which types of carbohydrate we consume and which should we avoid?  How can we improve diet, especially fibre intake, by changing the types of carbohydrate we consume (e.g. switching from refined grain foods to whole-grain foods)?Participation Timings  Due to the wide success of the original webinar broadcast, there is an opportunity to register to participate in a simulated...
Source: The Nutrition Society - October 19, 2018 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news

Carbohydrate quality and health (pre-record)
During the webinar, Professor Chris Seal will discuss the different forms and types of carbohydrate in foods, ranging from different types of starches, dietary fibre, small oligosaccharides and free sugars.   Does it matter which types of carbohydrate we consume and which should we avoid?  How can we improve diet, especially fibre intake, by changing the types of carbohydrate we consume (e.g. switching from refined grain foods to whole-grain foods)?Participation Timings  Due to the wide success of the original webinar broadcast, there is an opportunity to register to participate in a simulated...
Source: The Nutrition Society - October 19, 2018 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Adding more FIBRE to your diet can reduce the risk of developing symptoms
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, but the risk of developing the disease can be reduced by making some diet changes. Adding more fibre to your diet can help lower the risk of getting symptoms. Why is fibre good for the bowels and what foods are good sources of it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women & Youth Key to Achieving Agenda 2030 in South-South Cooperation
India and Kenya signed agreements in the field of agriculture during Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to New Delhi. Credit: G.N. JhaBy Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 2018 (IPS)By 2050 Africa will have 830 million young people. Many countries in the global south, India included are seeing a youth(men and women) bulge. To reap a demographic dividend countries in the global south need to share and exchange knowledge to leapfrog socio-economic transformation. When the Buenos Aires Plan of Action for Technical Cooperation Amongst Developing Countries (BAPA) was adopted, few would have predicted that onl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Gender Green Economy Headlines Health Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Here ’s What Humanity Must Do Immediately to Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change, According to the New U.N. Report
A landmark United Nations report on Monday warned that sufficiently limiting man-made global warming will “require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” in order to avoid dramatic global consequences, including rising sea levels, dying coral reefs and human casualties due to extreme heat. The special report — published Monday by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — assessed what it will take to limit global temperature increase to no more than 2.7º F (1.5º C) above preindustrial levels, in accordance with the 2015 Paris Ag...
Source: TIME: Science - October 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime Source Type: news

Too much gluten while pregnant linked to increased diabetes risk for baby
Experts warn against switching to a gluten-free diet because that may reduce intake of fibre, iron and B-vitaminsEating a high gluten diet when pregnant appears to be linked to an increased risk of having a child who develops type 1 diabetes, new research suggests, although experts say expectant mothers shouldn ’t rush to ditch bread and pasta.While studies in rodents have suggested there a possible link between low gluten consumption in mothers and a lower incidence of type 1 diabetes in offspring, no such link has previously been found in humans.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Pregnancy Diabetes Science Health & wellbeing Life and style Medical research Food Source Type: news

Do you get enough fibre and protein? Or too much sugar and salt? Foodoku is here to help
Many of us don’t eat enough wholegrains or fruit and veg, so get far too little fibre, for instance, which is crucial for digestive health and the gut bacteria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you get enough fibre and protein? Or too much sugar and salt? Foodoku is here to help
Many of us don ’t eat enough wholegrains or fruit and veg, so get far too little fibre, for instance, which is crucial for digestive health and the gut bacteria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bloating: What to steer clear of at breakfast for a flatter stomach the rest of the day
BLOATING is usually triggered by certain foods in your diet. People that regularly experience a bloated stomach are often advised to up their fibre intake, but too much fibre can make symptoms worse. Popular foods you eat for breakfast that contain fibre could be sabotaging your chances of a flatter stomach. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 diet: Eat this high-fibre food to help lower blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 is a condition where the body cannot control blood sugar levels due to problems with the hormone insulin. For sufferers, it is important to avoid high blood sugar levels which, if lasting for long periods, could cause vision problems or a coma. Adding these seeds to someone ’s diet could help reduce blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with more fibre in their diet are a fifth LESS likely to develop faecal incontinence
Researchers from Harvard Medical School in Boston found that women who ate more than 25 grams of fibre a day were less likely to suffer from the debilitating bowel control condition (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It may sound crackers, but eating cheese and biscuits could help keep off the pounds   
King's College London professor Tim Spector explains why cheese and biscuits could assist a weight-loss programme but also advises doubling up on fibre by eating plenty of leeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibre deficiency: How to get enough ‘roughage’ in your diet and prevent a stroke
FIBRE deficiency can occur if you have a poor diet, which does not contain enough fruit, vegetables and carbohydrates. This can increase your risk of developing stroke, heart disease and diabetes among other conditions. Follow these NHS-recommended diet tips to avoid a fibre deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A mango a day could help relieve digestive problems
The fruit, which contains both fibre and nutrients called polyphenols, is said to treat constipation and gut inflammation more effectively than an equivalent amount of fibre powder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Three easy ways to stop a swollen belly and excess wind
STOMACH bloating is often caused by particular foods in a person ’s diet, such as fizzy drinks. But there are some easy ways to combat a swollen belly and excess wind - one being to avoid eating too much fibre. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The four lifestyle habits that are behind 500 cases of female cancers a WEEK
Over 26,000 female cancers could be avoided a year if women drank less alcohol, ate more fibre, cut down on processed meat and were more active, a study by Cancer Research UK found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Different bread shapes may boost fibre uptake in young
Star-shaped bread is popular with children and could encourage them to eat more fibre, new research suggests. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 30, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news