There is a credible link between drinking hot beverages such as tea and coffee and the risk of oesophageal cancer. For the first time, researchers have been able to answer the question of just how hot, is too hot?
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Using an algorithm based on a person’s gut microbiome can more accurately predict spiked in blood glucose after a meal compared to a model based on the kilojoule or carbohydrate content of the food.
A review of diet study trials finds that positive dietary changes can reduce symptoms of depression, but less of a benefit is seen in addressing symptoms of anxiety.