» High fruit and vegetable consumption may reduce risk of breast cancer
19/07/18 14:12 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially of aggressive tumors, than those who eat fewer fruits and vegetables, according to a new study.
» 'A better shopping experience' for allergy sufferers: Asda partners with Foodmaestro to personalise e-commerce
19/07/18 13:00 from FoodNavigator RSS
Asda, the UK arm of retail giant Wal-Mart, is introducing a personalised online nutritional search to its e-commerce offering to make it easier for consumers with allergies or special dietary requirements to buy groceries online.
» Food for thought: How the brain reacts to food may be linked to overeating
19/07/18 12:54 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
The reason why some people find it so hard to resist finishing an entire bag of chips or bowl of candy may lie with how their brain responds to food rewards, according to researchers who found that when certain regions of the brain react...
» 'A huge economic and technical challenge': Mosa Meat CEO on scaling cultured meat production
19/07/18 09:10 from FoodNavigator RSS
Dutch cultured meat group Mosa Meat plans to bring in-vitro meat to the market by 2021. FoodNavigator speaks to the companyâs CEO, Peter Verstrate, about the challenge ahead.
» Nestlé back in RSPO, pledged to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil in five years’ time
19/07/18 02:31 from FoodNavigator RSS
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) had reinstated NestlÃ S.A.âs membership and certificates on Monday (16 July).
» UAE’s food shelf life extension plans move further forward with new research
19/07/18 02:26 from FoodNavigator RSS
The UAEâs quest to extend food shelf life has recently received a boost with the Dubai Central Laboratory moving its plans forward with the approval of a new study.
» Caffeine Transiently Affects Food Intake at Breakfast
19/07/18 00:00 from Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Caffeine is frequently added to dietary supplements with claims it facilitates weight loss.
» DNA methylation related to liver disease among obese patients, study shows
18/07/18 21:03 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Researchers have identified how DNA methylation is associated with a condition known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which can lead to liver cirrhosis and death, and is one of the leading indicators for liver transplants.
» Saw palmetto and testosterone facts
18/07/18 21:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone. Boosting its levels can have many effects, such as promoting muscle growth and improving libido. Saw palmetto, a plant resembling the leaves of a palm tree, may boost testosterone levels and ...
» What are the benefits of maca root?
18/07/18 18:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Maca root comes from Peru and is a common cooking ingredient in that region. Maca root may have a range of health benefits, especially for endurance and sexual health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind these claims, as well...
» Dairy alternatives continue to make inroads with consumers around globe, Cargill finds
18/07/18 16:45 from FoodNavigator RSS
New consumer research from Cargill has implications for formulators of functional foods, sports nutrition products and dairy products. Dairy ingredients are generally in decline, while plant-based alternatives are filling in the gaps.
» How do you boost testosterone naturally?
18/07/18 16:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Testosterone is a male sex hormone. Low levels can cause changes to the distribution of body fat and muscle strength. Testosterone reduces with age, but people can boost it with lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise. Adequate sl...
» Retail, personalised nutrition and health: John Lewis connects the industry dots
18/07/18 15:47 from FoodNavigator RSS
UK personalised nutrition firms Kafoodle, OME Health and Best in Bag are named as shortlisted finalists in John Lewisâ retail tech innovation programme, which this year followed a health and wellbeing theme.
» Autism risk determined by health of mom's gut
18/07/18 15:33 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
The mother's microbiome, the collection of microscopic organisms that live inside us, determines the risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in her offspring, new research shows. The work raises the possibility we could pre...
» Could beef jerky contribute to manic episodes?
18/07/18 15:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Researchers have found that beef jerky and other processed meats may play a role in triggering manic episodes. But why would that happen?
» Link found between bitter-taste sensitivity and cancer risk
18/07/18 14:47 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
High bitter-taste sensitivity is associated with a significantly increased risk of cancer in older British women, according to researchers who conducted a unique study of 5,500 women whose diet, lifestyle and health has been tracked for ...
» Do omega-3 supplements really benefit the heart?
18/07/18 14:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
A major systematic review of clinical trials led by independent researchers finds 'little to no' evidence that omega-3 capsules benefit heart health.
» What does it mean when your poop is stringy?
18/07/18 13:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Poop changes, depending on what a person eats, and can sometimes look stringy. Both serious and mild conditions that affect the bowels can cause stringy poop. Medical treatment depends on the underlying cause while poop may change natura...
» ‘Which smart packaging technologies are readily available in 2018’
18/07/18 13:00 from FoodNavigator RSS
Amcorâs MaXQ digital system, EVRYTHNG and ScanTrust Internet of Things (IoT), Smartglyph and MagicAdd are just some of the technologies identified by PreScouter research, which has led to readily available smart packaging in 2018.