» Can blockchain make our food system more sustainable?
23/02/18 14:29 from FoodNavigator RSS
Proponents of blockchain say it can make our food system more sustainable from farm to fork. But when Bitcoin alone is said to use more energy than Ireland annually, can this be true?

» ‘Mistrust of science holding us back’, claims Europe food chief
23/02/18 14:00 from FoodNavigator RSS
A âmistrustâ of scientific advancement is âholding backâ science-based innovation in the European food sector, European health and food safety commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis warned yesterday (23 February).

» Understanding genetic flavour preference could promote healthier choices
23/02/18 14:00 from FoodNavigator RSS
Childrenâs snacking choices â whether they prefer sweet, fatty or bitter flavours â could be genetically pre-programmed and understanding this could help people make healthier choices, new research suggests.

» Not authorised: Majority of online traders are selling non-compliant supplements, finds European Commission investigation
23/02/18 13:30 from FoodNavigator RSS
Over two-thirds of websites investigated by EU Member State authorities are selling non-authorised novel foods and food supplements, says a new report published today by the European Commission.

» Nordic countries agree on kids' junk food marketing protocol
23/02/18 10:46 from FoodNavigator RSS
The Nordic countries have published a joint protocol for monitoring the tactics used to market unhealthy foods and beverages towards children and young people.

» Retail practice causes food overproduction and waste, charity claims
23/02/18 06:00 from FoodNavigator RSS
The retail sector is accused of driving food overproduction and waste on UK farms that threatens to undermine supermarket initiatives that aim to cut down on surplus produce.

» Validation testing of a short food-group-based questionnaire to assess dietary risk in preschoolers aged 3–5 years
23/02/18 05:20 from Nutrition & Dietetics

» The effects of fatty fish intake on adolescents’ nutritional status and associations with attention performance: results from the FINS-TEENS randomized controlled trial
23/02/18 00:00 from Nutrition Journal - Latest Articles
Adolescence involves changes in dietary habits that may induce imbalances in the intake of different nutrients. Fish is an important dietary source of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPU...

» Sweet, bitter, fat: Genetics play a role in kids' snacking patterns
22/02/18 21:21 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
The types of snacks a child chooses could be linked to genetics, a new study found. The study investigated whether genetic variants in taste receptors related to sweet, fat and bitter tastes influence the snacks preschoolers choose and f...

» Beetroot juice supplements may help certain heart failure patients
22/02/18 21:21 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Beetroot juice supplements may help enhance exercise capacity in patients with heart failure, according to a new proof-of-concept study. Exercise capacity is a key factor linked to these patients' quality of life and even survival.

» What is the average weight for women?
22/02/18 19:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Find out what the average weights and obesity rates are for women around the world. We also look at how weight can be measured and controlled.

» Descriptive phrases for how often food should be eaten helps preschoolers better understand healthy eating
22/02/18 18:34 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Preschool is a critical period for children to begin to make their own dietary decisions to develop life-long healthy eating habits. A new study found that preschoolers who learned how to classify food as healthy or unhealthy were more l...

» Study supports protein-boosting power of mealworm powder for extruded snacks
22/02/18 17:08 from FoodNavigator RSS
Powder from yellow mealworm larvae may boost the protein content of an extruded cereal snack and boost the microstructure of the products, says a new study.

» EU food exports 'holding strong'
22/02/18 13:56 from FoodNavigator RSS
EU food exports are âholding strongâ with a 5.1% increase in value in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to a Commission report.

» France Biotech uniting agronomy, nutrition and health for innovation
22/02/18 13:48 from FoodNavigator RSS
France Biotech, the French federation of entrepreneurs in life sciences, wants to accelerate innovation in the areas of agronomy, nutrition and health through the formation of a new work commission: the Agro Nutri Santà Commission.

» KaDeTe: Berlin’s first ‘start-up supermarket’
22/02/18 13:21 from FoodNavigator RSS
The worldâs first âstart-up supermarketâ KaDeTe will open in Berlin next month. But what exactly does this mean and what will it bring to the market? FoodNavigator speaks to founders Franziska Schetter and Ola KlÃckner to find out more.

» What foods should you eat if you have pancreatitis?
22/02/18 13:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
We take a look at how diet can help with pancreatitis, including foods to eat and foods to avoid. We also examine diet tips and treatment options.

» Meat groups hold talks with regulators to protect consumer trust
22/02/18 12:21 from FoodNavigator RSS
Meat industry trade groups and regulatory agencies have met after a series of non-compliances with food hygiene regulations at cutting plants.

» What's the cost of rising demand for superfoods?
22/02/18 11:28 from FoodNavigator RSS
Demand for superfoods like avocados and blueberries has exploded in recent years. But what's the impact on global food dynamics and can production keep up with demand? A Rabobank analyst weighs in.

» Healthy ageing, healthy business: Protein for Life set to help industry NPD
22/02/18 06:00 from FoodNavigator RSS
Increasing protein intake in older adults will require an industry response that covers new approaches to product packaging, palatability and nutritional profile during the new product development stage.

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