» Long-term exposure to road traffic noise may increase the risk of obesity
16/11/18 16:06 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Long term exposure to road traffic noise is associated with increased risk of obesity.
» Help or hype: Should food manufacturers invest in Blockchain?
16/11/18 15:11 from FoodNavigator RSS
Blockchain has been heralded as a way to combat food fraud and provide farm-to-fork traceability - and some big players are investing. But is it worth the investment?
» Why a low-carb diet can help you lose weight and keep it off
16/11/18 15:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
New research suggests that a diet low in carbs may help people burn more calories, lose weight, and maintain the weight loss in the long run.
» Packaging a ‘key product attribute’ as plastic backlash continues
16/11/18 14:51 from FoodNavigator RSS
Three quarters of shoppers across Europe express a desire for products with environmentally friendly packaging as concern over the impact of plastic on the environment continues to mount.
» Milk allergy affects half of US food-allergic kids under age 1
16/11/18 13:32 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
New research found that over two percent of all US children under the age of 5 have a milk allergy, and 53 percent of food-allergic infants under age 1 have a cow's milk allergy.
» Safest way to dine out for those with food allergies is using up to 15 strategies
16/11/18 13:31 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
New research examined what tools people who have food allergies use to prevent allergic reactions at restaurants.
» Bahia notebook: Why is rubber so important to the growing of cocoa in Brazil?
16/11/18 12:43 from FoodNavigator RSS
As part of a field trip for delegates at the World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting in Sao Paulo in October, the WCF organized a visit to CEPLAC so industry experts could see for themselves the work being carried out to not only help...
» Dandelion tea benefits
16/11/18 12:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Dandelion tea offers potential health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, improving cholesterol levels, and fighting flu. Most of the research is in vitro or uses animals, so more studies are necessary to confirm its effectiveness i...
» Sci-MX flexes its ready meal muscles: New EatFit meals in Tesco chillers
16/11/18 10:53 from FoodNavigator RSS
Sci-MX is muscling in on a new consumer market by lunging into supermarket chillers with a new range of calorie controlled ready meal with âwell-balanced macrosâ and more than 30g of protein.
» 12 things you need to know about the meat tax debate
16/11/18 09:08 from FoodNavigator RSS
Meat taxes are a controversial idea that get strong reactions on both sides of the debate. But, with pressure on global resources continuing to rise, it is a topic that is likely to remain on the agenda in the coming years. Hereâs FoodNa...
» 9 healthful substitutes for butter
15/11/18 21:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
There are several common substitutes for butter, including coconut oil, mashed bananas, and avocado. Learn about the possible alternatives to butter here.
» Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus
15/11/18 19:50 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet -- or is it the type of fat that matters? In a new paper, researchers with diverse expertise and perspectives on the issues laid out the case for each ...
» Should you eat a low-gluten diet?
15/11/18 16:53 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fiber-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating which researchers show are due to changes of the composition and function of gut...
» Quorn opens ‘world’s biggest’ meat alternative production facility
15/11/18 16:11 from FoodNavigator RSS
Quorn Foods today opened what it describes as the âworldâs biggestâ meat alternative production facility.
» What are the health benefits of cucumber water?
15/11/18 16:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Cucumber water is helpful for promoting hydration, weight loss, and lower blood pressure. It is simple to make, and cucumbers are rich in vitamins A and K, as well as potassium and magnesium. It can be a tastier alternative to water. Lea...
» Resistant bacteria: Can raw vegetables and salad pose a health risk?
15/11/18 15:46 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Salad is popular with people who want to maintain a balanced and healthy diet. Salad varieties are often offered for sale ready-cut and film-packaged. It is known that these types of fresh produce may be contaminated with bacteria that a...
» ‘A stark and potent symbol of the effects of deforestation’: The row over Iceland’s palm oil Christmas ad
15/11/18 15:40 from FoodNavigator RSS
A row has erupted after advertising regulator Clearcast refused to approve UK retailer Icelandâs Christmas advertising campaign focusing on the impact of palm oil production on deforestation for broadcast.
» RSPO adopts ‘transformative’ new sustainable palm oil standard
15/11/18 14:16 from FoodNavigator RSS
The 16th Annual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) conference closed today, with over 850 representatives of the global palm oil and food industry agreeing to new certification standards.
» Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That Way
15/11/18 14:15 from WebMD Health Channel - Diet & Weight Management
In a study of more than 400,000 people, researcher found that the more sensitive people are to the bitter taste of caffeine, the more coffee they drink. The sensitivity is caused by a genetic variant.
» Are almonds beneficial for people with diabetes?
15/11/18 14:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
As part of a balanced diet, almonds and almond milk are good options for people with diabetes. These nuts are rich in protein, healthful fats, and fiber but low in carbohydrates. They may aid blood sugar regulation and weight management....