covid-19, inflammation, the role of diet and our new book

Dec 23, 2021 / Blog

The inflammatory and thrombo-inflammatory manifestations and cascades following SARS-CoV-2 infection are directly linked to the increased severity of COVID-19 complications, especially in patients with such underlying conditions and the elderly. Thus, the potential for specific foods and nutrients that can beneficially affect COVID-19 severity and outcomes is gathering increasing interest from the scientific community, as well as the general population and media.

the value of a balanced diet against Covid-19

Nov 21, 2021 / Blog

Covid-19 is coming back and the number of cases in many countries around the world are going through the roof. Today, we need to remember that COVID-19 is related to inflammation and chronic diseases. The virus causes acute inflammation and chronic inflammation is linked to chronic (or non-communicable) diseases (NCDs). Our group has been working actively on this link and we have published a number of papers.

Dairy lipids (fat): to eat or not to eat?

Sep 30, 2021 / Blog

Why does dairy fat is good for our health? Do we really need to bother about the fat content of dairy foods? In fact, no! Dairy lipids have strong cardio-protective activities.