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Americas: Graphene-infused packaging blocks moisture, researchers say

04Plastic packaging might seem impenetrable — and sometimes nearly impossible to remove — but water molecules can still pass through. This permeability to moisture can...

Americas: Men are most likely to grocery shop online, report

Men from ages 18-44 are found to form the majority of online grocery shoppers, according to a report by The NPD Group. It states Amazon...

Americas: Hops could help reduce breast cancer risk, researchers say

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, are also found in dietary supplements designed to help treat post-menopausal symptoms and other conditions. Scientists are...

Americas: Palsgaard ahead of CO2-neutrality goal in Mexico

Palsgaard's Mexican branch celebrated having achieved carbon dioxide (CO2)-neutrality in 2016 recently. In 2016, the company achieved CO2-neutrality at its headquarters and largest production site...

Americas: Isoflavones may prolong life of breast cancer sufferers

Post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—is associated with 21% decrease in all-cause mortality, according to a study. This decrease...

Americas: Consumers prefer diet over pills to sleep better, finds survey

Rather than popping pills to sleep, a survey reveals more US consumers would prefer to eat well in order to sleep better. This survey was...

Asia/Middle East: Vitamin E may lower risk of acute kidney injury, researchers say

Acute kidney injury is quite a common adverse effect that associates with coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions. Vitamin E may decrease the risk...

Americas: Food claims do not indicate nutritional levels well, research finds

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that simply making a low-content food claim on the label...

Americas: More have snacks for meals, report

Health consciousness, more solo households, and convenience are why more US consumers, particularly young adults, are eating snack foods as part of their main...

Asia Pacific: More Asians drink coffee, report

Three out of the five fastest growing retail coffee markets are in Asia, as Indonesia is currently the fastest growing packaged retail coffee market...

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