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In the last few decades, there has been an intensification in research on the relationship between food, nutrition, and health. In addition to reducing the risk of non-transmissible chronic illnesses such as diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases, nowadays there is evidence of the role of diets in improving mental and physical performance, delaying the aging process, and strengthening the immunological system, among others. The persistence of illnesses related to nutricional deficiency and lack of access to food in regions of extreme poverty is also notable. . [+] Read more

 

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Sector challenges, research conducted in Brazil, curiosities...would you like to learn more about food security, nutrition, and health? Follow the link and see these and other questions answered by Embrapa's specialists. [+] Read more

 

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A cultivar de maracujá silvestre BRS Pérola do Cerrado (BRS PC) é uma alternativa para o mercado de frutas especiais e de alto valor agregado dest...

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Pesquisa ajuda a identificar, pelo aroma, mangas com distúrbio do colapso interno

Cientistas encontram compostos voláteis que servem como indicadores do problema

Plantas de cobertura são hospedeiras do fungo causador da fusariose da bananeira

Descoberta pode ajudar a conter a disseminação do Fusarium, responsável pela doença mais destrutiva desta cultura no mundo.

Inscrições abertas do concurso Horta & Escola para alunos de escolas públicas do DF

O concurso vai premiar projetos que contemplem propostas inovadoras de promoção ao consumo de hortaliças, da segurança alimentar e da sustentabilidade, desenvolvidos por alunos de escolas públicas...

Sorghum flour reduces liver fat in rats

Research with the cereal developed by Embrapa also had positive results in other health parameters

Pesquisa valida alta qualidade tecnológica do trigo nacional

Potencial do Cerrado brasileiro para atender ao mercado de panificação no País e exterior pode reduzir a dependência da importação do cereal

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