» What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle?
22/05/19 21:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here.
» Eating healthily at work matters
22/05/19 18:18 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A new study has demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the least healthy food in its cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and/or obese, and have risk factors for...
» New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the US
22/05/19 18:18 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A new study has estimated the association between suboptimal consumption of seven types of foods and specific cancers. They found that poor diet is on par with alcohol, excessive body weight, and physical activity.
» Health benefits of peppermint tea
22/05/19 18:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of pe...
» Side-stream innovation: Rice, barley, and soy by-products take centre stage
22/05/19 10:58 from FoodNavigator RSS
From organic soybean pulp to brewers' spent grain and rice husks, by-products are attracting increased interest from start-ups looking to upcycle food waste.
» Surging demand for plant-based and sustainable foods whets investor appetites
22/05/19 10:27 from FoodNavigator RSS
Pret A Mangerâs plans to buy rival Eat and turn the chain's 94 stores into vegetarian outlets illustrates the surging demand for plant-based and sustainable foods, according to Ecovia Intelligence. We spoke to the research company ahead ...
» Single-use round-up: EU, England, and Germany address disposable plastics
22/05/19 10:26 from FoodNavigator RSS
This week, the European Council adopted new rules banning selected single-use items, England announced plans to outlaw plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds, and Germany revealed that 5,300 disposable cups are used per minute across t...
» How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance
22/05/19 10:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Scientists conducted a small study of the 30-day fasting practice of Ramadan and found evidence of significant metabolic benefits.
» From 3D printing to ingredient development: Icelandic innovators taking waste out of the blue economy
22/05/19 08:35 from FoodNavigator RSS
The marine environment is an important source of raw material for the global food sector. But the seafood industry is blighted by high levels of waste. This is a challenge the Icelandic seafood industry hopes to meet through innovation.
» 'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms'
22/05/19 07:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life.
» Food additive found in over 900 common food products increases risk of cancer and gut disease: Study
22/05/19 00:26 from FoodNavigator RSS
Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered that the food additive E171 - commonly known as titanium dioxide and found in over 900 common food products - significantly increases the risk of gut disease and cancer.
» Best 10 foods to boost metabolism
22/05/19 00:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increase metabolic rate.
» What are the health benefits of lemons vs. limes?
21/05/19 19:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Lemons and limes have very similar health benefits and nutritional profiles. This article looks at the benefits and uses of these citrus fruits.
» Dawn-to-sunset fasting suggests potential new treatment for obesity-related conditions
21/05/19 17:56 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days increased levels of proteins that play a crucial role in improving insulin resistance and protecting against the risks from a high-fat, high-sugar diet, according to researchers.
» What are the benefits of cocoa butter?
21/05/19 17:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Cocoa butter is a popular home remedy for skin health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind various benefits of cocoa butter and possible side effects.
» UK sugar tax: Historic sales shift to sugar-free
21/05/19 15:29 from FoodNavigator RSS
A historic change in the sales of carbonated soft drinks has taken place since the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) came into force a year ago -- with sugarfree drinks rising, and full sugar products falling.
» Cubiq Foods talks cell-cultured fat: New source of EPA and DHA could give fish oil, krill and algae a run for their money
21/05/19 15:16 from FoodNavigator RSS
A new source of more affordable long-chain omega-3 fatty acids could give fish oil, krill, and microalgae a run for their money and open up new fortification opportunities for food manufacturers, claims Barcelona-based start-up Cubiq Foo...
» Toward zero hunger: More food or a smarter food system?
21/05/19 14:14 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
When thinking about ways to end global hunger, many scholars focus too narrowly on increasing crop yields while overlooking other critical aspects of the food system.
» Children who walk to school less likely to be overweight or obese
21/05/19 14:13 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less likely to be overweight or obese than those who travel by car or public transport.
» Soy foods linked to fewer fractures in younger breast cancer survivors
21/05/19 11:50 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A new study has found that diets high in soy foods are associated with a decreased risk of osteoporotic bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors.