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Foodies tend to have lower BMIs - so encouraging adventurous eating may be an interesting strategy to help people lose weight without feeling restricted by a limited diet, say the researchers.

The psychology of the adventurous - and unadventurous - eater

By Niamh Michail

Neophiles, foodies or adventurous eaters? There may not be one catch-all term but adventurous eaters share common personality and lifestyle traits – allowing researchers to identify ways to get the less adventurous to try new foods.

GM crops could become widespread in Europe after gaining a foothold in the Ukraine and Russia

Ukraine and Russia to be Europe’s GM springboard

By Rick Pendrous

Ukraine and Russia are likely to become the bridgehead for the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the rest of Europe, according to the ceo of the French agricultural seeds and grain co-operative Limagrain.

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