Alcohol, religion, health, sexiness, food and wine – the debates over how much or how little wine you can or should or should not drink and when and with what or whom: the talk goes on and on. Meanwhile, women have nearly caught up with men when it comes to drinking, and that doesn’t just […]
BASEL, SWITZERLAND – Researchers at the University of Basel have found that green tea helps short-term plasticity in the brain, holding out promise for treatment for neuropsychiatric problems such as Alzheimer’s disease. MRI’s (magnetic resonance imaging) were run on healthy males who drank green tea soft drinks. The “MRI showed increased connectivity between the parietal […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Don’t miss the extraordinary tale, a GenevaLunch.com feature, of how the “1895” wine yeast that made headlines in 2008 has moved from a 113 year old bottle to the world stage, where it will be marketed in 2013.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Fuchsia Dunlop, a favourite food writer, has just put together a wonderful article in the Financial Times about the impact of our cutlery on the way our food tastes. This is a must-read for flavour and aromas fans, and to whet your appetite, here’s part of it: “The sight of 15 adults […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – It is a heartening week in the research news corner, as seen from Canada. Researchers in Lausanne have measured the long-term metabolism in humans of lycopene, found in tomatoes, and coupled with recent research from the UK we now know it can do wonders for the skin. Another group in Canada are […]