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Asia Pacific: Exposure to phthalates could be linked to pregnancy loss, say Chinese researchers

A study of more than 300 women suggests that exposure to certain phthalates — substances commonly used in food packaging, personal-care and other everyday...

Europe: Ingredient containing propionate found to make people feel full, say scientists

Scientists have developed an ingredient that can be added to foods to make them more filling. In its first tests in humans, researchers at Imperial...

Americas: Milk found to improve brain health, say researchers

There is a correlation between milk consumption and the levels of a naturally-occurring antioxidant called glutathione in the brain in older, healthy adults, according...

Asia Pacific: Nestlé joins international researchers on studying infant growth

Nestlé is to intensify its research in the field of epigenetics, the science of how eating behaviors and other environmental factors can affect one's...

Europe: Evonik names Azelis as silica distributor in Nordic region

Performance silica maker Evonik Industries AG has named Azelis as its distributor for the Aerosil and Sipernat range of products in the Nordic region...

Europe: Working mothers’ brain health boosts with Concord grape juice, finds research

Drinking Concord grape juice daily can benefit certain aspects of memory and everyday tasks in people with stressful lifestyles – specifically working mothers according...

Americas: Engineered probiotics can detect tumors in the liver

Engineers at MIT and the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) have devised a new way to detect cancer that has spread to...

Asia Pacific: Partner with companies, agencies, institutions to capitalize on nutraceutical markets, finds FNI

Amidst the rising costs of healthcare, there is a shift from treatment to prevention via health and wellness achieved through proper nutrition and usage...

World: Stevia gains regulatory approval as producers need consumer buy-in, says consultant

The global stevia market is projected to account for US$565.2 million of the overall sweetener market by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate...

Americas: Cargill rolls out food security initiatives in Canada

Ensuring everyone has access to safe and nutritious food has been a long-time goal of Cargill’s, but for too long the perception has remained...
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