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Americas: Eating peanuts found to improve vascular health

A study has found including peanuts in a high fat meal improves the post-meal triglyceride response and preserved endothelial function. "Peanuts are a healthy snack...

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...

Europe: NattoPharma gets grant for 4-year research work

The Norwegian Research Council has awarded a grant to NattoPharma to fund a four-year project to document the effects of calcium metabolism in the...

Americas: Naturex expands facility in Chile

Naturex has inaugurated the expansion of its factory in Linares, Chile to conquer new and emerging markets and create long-term value through quillaia, a...

Americas: School meals have more fiber, less salt, finds CDC report

Most schools in the US are implementing healthy practices to help meet federal school meal standards by offering whole grains, more fruits and vegetables,...

Asia Pacific: China opens up to drinking more coffee, finds report

China has a long history of drinking tea and while the hot brew is still the most popular drink in the country, a Canadean...

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Americas: General Mills, university open oats research laboratory

General Mills and South Dakota State University (SDSU) will open an oat variety development laboratory on the Brookings campus, called The Oats Research Laboratory,...

Americas/Europe: Glanbia acquires two companies for expansion

Glanbia is investing €181 million (US$194.69 million) to acquire Amazing Grass in the US and Body & Fit in the Netherlands. On January 6, 2017,...

Europe: Danish university staff make local seaweed as alternative to imported ones used in...

The Danish Shellfish Centre at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has recently provided samples of edible seaweed grown in the Limfjord, Denmark. Staff at the...

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