» The health benefits of macadamia oil
23/01/19 23:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Macadamia oil is a healthful source of unsaturated fats, vitamins, and minerals. Its high smoke point makes it an ideal oil for cooking with, but some people also use the pure oil as a skin moisturizer or hair conditioner. Learn more abo...
» What are the symptoms of vitamin B-12 deficiency?
23/01/19 22:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Vitamin B-12 is essential for blood health. People with vitamin B-12 deficiency may have a variety of symptoms, including fatigue, nerve problems, and trouble thinking. In this article, we discuss 11 symptoms and their causes.
» Those with inadequate access to food likely to suffer from obesity
23/01/19 19:45 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Researchers have assessed the link between food-related hardships and obesity. Using a national sample of adults across the United States, the researchers learned that individuals who are food insecure are at an increased risk of obesity...
» 10 signs and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
23/01/19 18:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Cramping, bloating, and constipation or diarrhea characterize irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In this article, we explore the reasons behind 10 common symptoms of IBS. We also look at other possible causes for these symptoms.
» High-protein rice brings value, nutrition
23/01/19 15:58 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A new advanced line of rice, with higher yield, is ready for final field testing prior to release. On average, it has a protein content of 10.6 percent, a 53 percent increase from its original protein content. It also needs less heat, ti...
» WEF embraces the fourth industrial revolution: ‘Food systems are ripe for technology disruption’
23/01/19 15:28 from FoodNavigator RSS
Big data, the Internet of Things, artificial learning and blockchain technologies are largely underused in food systems, but present a major opportunity in accelerating their transformation, according to a World Economic Forum report.
» ‘European Union’s legal corpus governing chemicals in food safety is extensive and fragmented’
23/01/19 14:57 from FoodNavigator RSS
Food safety is a top priority for the EU because it affects all consumers and influences trade policy decisions.
» Savoury sweets, chilli snacks and warming botanicals: Kerry lists taste trends
23/01/19 09:00 from FoodNavigator RSS
Ethnic flavour profiles from Africa and the Caribbean, eastern flavours and citrus varieties will attract increased interest in food and beverage R&D this year, predicts ingredients supplier and consumer foods business Kerry Group.
» What to know about hypokalemia
22/01/19 22:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Hypokalemia is when a person has too little potassium in their blood. Symptoms include low blood pressure, muscle twitching, and paralysis. Learn more about hypokalemia here.
» What are the health benefits of jicama?
22/01/19 21:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Jicama is a potato-like root vegetable with a slightly sweet taste. It is low in calories, sugar, and fat but high in fiber and is a good source of vitamin C. Jicama may be a good choice for people with diabetes or those on a low-sugar d...
» How much omega-3 should you get each day?
22/01/19 18:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
The amount of omega-3 a person needs each day depends on their age and sex. People with certain health conditions, including heart disease, depression, and cancer, may benefit from taking extra omega-3. Learn more about how much omega-3 ...
» ‘We are eating too much of everything’: Why shrinkflation isn’t cheating consumers
22/01/19 17:17 from FoodNavigator RSS
âShrinkflationâ â cutting the size of a product without changing its price â was again in the news this week, following a report from the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS) highlighting the phenomenon.
» Teens keep active despite asthma or eczema, study finds
22/01/19 16:50 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A fresh look at how teenagers are affected by their asthma, eczema or obesity has some reassuring findings.
» Diet low in added sugars significantly improves fatty liver disease in children
22/01/19 16:50 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
A randomized clinical study of adolescent boys with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) found that a diet low in free sugars (those sugars added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices) resulted in significant...
» EU votes to blacklist ‘dual quality’ food with maximum €10m penalty
22/01/19 15:53 from FoodNavigator RSS
MEPs have voted to fine companies marketing âdual qualityâ food up to â10m, or 4% of the traderâs annual turnover, in a bid to protect consumer rights.
» ‘Europe has huge potential and a long way to go’: Algaia eyes growth in algae ingredients
22/01/19 14:59 from FoodNavigator RSS
French algae ingredients supplier Algaia wants to expand the European market for algae-based products. CEO Fabrice Bohin speaks to us about the regionâs potential and runway for growth.
» Consumer push-back against plastic will spur manufacturers to seek new packaging in 2019
22/01/19 14:11 from FoodNavigator RSS
The fast and furious dismissal of straws by food service and consumers in 2018 was only the beginning of the end for single-use plastic packaging, which analysts with Euromonitor International predict will accelerate in 2019.
» Widely available food in US workplaces: Perk or hazard?
22/01/19 13:43 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Nearly a quarter of employed adults obtain foods and beverages at work at least once a week, according to a new study. Foods obtained at work are often high in calories, refined grains, added sugars, and sodium.
» 'We are fed up': Protests call for climate smart food as ministers launch UN digital council
22/01/19 11:37 from FoodNavigator RSS
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Berlin on Saturday (19 January) to put pressure on political leaders to promote climate smart agriculture, higher animal welfare standards and farming practices that promote biodiver...
» Common food additive may impact gut bacteria, increase anxiety
22/01/19 11:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Emulsifiers are in many food products. A new study asks whether these chemicals might be having an impact on our physiology and psychology.