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NH-eNews Bulletin 07/04/2020
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Ask the Expert: The role of diet and nutritional supplements during COVID-19
A look into the link between nutrition and immunity, and existing evidence on nutrient status, supplementation, and infection.

Expert reaction to ICNARC report on the first reported 775 patients critically ill with COVID-19
The Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC) have published a report on the first reported 775 COVID-19 patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU) in the UK, mainly focusing on the statistics related to these patients.

Fibre consumption linked to lower breast cancer risk
Consuming a diet high in fibre was linked with a reduced incidence of breast cancer in an analysis of all relevant prospective studies.

Most people consider becoming vegetarian for their health
Researchers know that people are motivated to be vegetarian for different reasons - the most common in western cultures being health, the environment and animal rights.

Most Diets Lead to Weight Loss, for a While
Reasonably good evidence suggests that most diets result in similar modest weight loss and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors over a period of six months, compared with a usual diet.

Heavy drinking into older age adds 4 cm to waistline
More than half of drinkers aged 59 and over have been heavy drinkers and this is linked to a significantly larger waistline and increased stroke risk, according to a new study.