» Blueberries may lower cardiovascular risk by up to 20 percent
23/02/19 08:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
New research finds that eating 200 grams of blueberries every day can reduce blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health among healthy individuals.
» 17 reasons for always feeling hungry
22/02/19 21:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
There are many reasons why a person may always feel hungry, including dietary and lifestyle factors. However, increased or constant hunger can also be a sign of an underlying health condition. Learn about 17 reasons for always feeling hu...
» Are eggs good for people with diabetes?
22/02/19 19:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Eggs are a good source of protein for people with diabetes. They contain little carbohydrate and may improve fasting blood glucose levels. Learn more about the link between eggs and diabetes here.
» After Tax Was Added, Soda Sales Fell in Berkeley
22/02/19 18:15 from WebMD Health Channel - Diet & Weight Management
The study shows that a soda tax can influence what people buy and can be effective in encouraging healthier drinking habits, researchers said.
» The strategic focus of enforcement is evolving but food safety remains a 'fundamental right'
22/02/19 16:32 from FoodNavigator RSS
Diverse consumer eating choices, global warming, food chains, the carbon footprint, water infrastructure, food fraud and Brexit are directly impacting the strategic focus of food safety enforcement agencies.
» France adopts watered-down junk food bill: ‘A small advance but an advance anyway’
22/02/19 16:24 from FoodNavigator RSS
The French National Assembly has voted unanimously to adopt a bill originally designed to take on junk food â but the lawâs sponsors lamented the fact that it was significantly watered-down by a series of amendments.
» Successful measurement of vitamin D in human hair
22/02/19 15:13 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A new study has reported for the first time that vitamin D can be measured in human hair. This is a major step forward in assessing vitamin D status, potentially one of the major innovations in vitamin D measurement.
» EDC policy under fire, General Food Law backed by ENVI, and MEPs address animal protection laws: A round-up of EU news & views
22/02/19 14:19 from FoodNavigator RSS
BEUC has called on the future Commission and Parliament to make EDCs a top priority in 2019, the CAP reform vote has been scheduled for April, and Wales' only native plum has been granted PDO status. FoodNavigator brings you the latest n...
» Chocoa 2019: The economics and politics of cocoa
22/02/19 11:52 from FoodNavigator RSS
The seventh Chocoa Conference in Amsterdam got straight down to business on the opening day, with discussions ranging from deforestation, child labor and famer incomes.
» Nutraceutical approach for the management of cardiovascular risk – a combination containing the probiotic Bifidobacterium longum BB536 and red yeast rice extract: results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
22/02/19 00:00 from Nutrition Journal - Latest Articles
Probiotics incorporated into dairy products have been shown to reduce total (TC) and LDL cholesterolemia (LDL-C) in subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia. More specifically, probiotics with high biliary ...
» Three years into soda tax, sugary drink consumption down more than 50 percent in Berkeley
21/02/19 22:20 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Consumption of sugary drinks dropped 52 percent among Berkeley's low-income residents in the three years after the city enacted a penny-per-ounce excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in early 2015, a new study shows. The study, which ...
» Scientists uncover how high-fat diet drives colorectal cancer growth
21/02/19 19:14 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A new study suggests that high-fat diets fuel colorectal cancer growth by upsetting the balance of bile acids in the intestine and triggering a hormonal signal that lets potentially cancerous cells thrive. The findings could explain why ...
» Junk food is linked to both moderate and severe psychological distress
21/02/19 16:17 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
The study revealed that California adults who consumed more unhealthy food were also more likely to report symptoms of either moderate or severe psychological distress than their peers who consume a healthier diet.
» Alternative meats held back by confusing labelling laws
21/02/19 15:13 from FoodNavigator RSS
Europe must clear up the regulatory âuncertaintiesâ that surround the marketing and labelling of meat alternatives, experts have warned.
» Consuming garlic and onions may lower colorectal cancer risk
21/02/19 14:50 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Consumption of allium vegetables -- which include garlic, leeks, and onions -- was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in China.
» Cut sugar supplies and push up prices to incentivise reformulation, report urges
21/02/19 14:48 from FoodNavigator RSS
Agriculture and trade policy should be used to limit supplies and push up sugar prices in order to incentivise reformulation, a new report suggests.
» Evening exercise will not ruin sleep and might even reduce appetite
21/02/19 13:34 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
With growing time demands, many middle-aged adults are finding time to engage in exercise increasingly difficult. For many, even the thought of fitting exercise in after a busy day at work can be as tiring as it is unappetizing. The stan...
» Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses
21/02/19 13:00 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
FDA is proposing to update the requirements for sunscreens to make sure they're safe and effective for regular, lifelong use and provide the protections that consumers expect. In the meantime, consumers should continue to use broad spect...
» Nestlé looks East for inspiration: Japanese KitKat Green Tea Matcha to hit Europe
21/02/19 12:25 from FoodNavigator RSS
KitKat Japan is a notable success story for NestlÃ. At a time when food sector revenue has been under pressure â not least in Japan where demographic trends such as the ageing and declining population have depressed the market â KitKat J...