Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 2, 2019 15:58:37 GMT 12
MAMAKU PROJECT OFFERS HOPE FOR PUKU DISEASES
The leader of a project to uncover the health secrets of the Mamaku or Black Tree fern says it’s a world first collaboration bringing together mātauranga Māori and western science.
Ngā Uri O Te Ngāhere Trust, Te Rangatahi o te Whenua Trust and researchers from Plant & Food Research and Massey University have secured more than half a million dollars from the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge for the Mamaku Whakaoraora project.
They’re looking for evidence to establish Mamaku as a highly functional natural food which can improve a range of metabolic and gut health conditions.......