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Americas: Studies show almonds as a viable snack option

Almond-related research studies were presented at the American Society of Nutrition (ASN)’s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2014...

Asia Pacific: Researcher looks to Emu oil to cut bowel cancer rates

A researcher in Perth, Australia, is investigating whether emu oil can be taken orally to treat bowel diseases that can lead to the onset...

Asia Pacific: PureCircle reduces carbon footprint intensity by 15% since 2013

PureCircle says it has cut the carbon footprint of its products by 15% since 2013 and is now a quarter of the way to...

Americas: Kemin’s spearmint extract may be beneficial for cognitive health and performance, finds study

A human study conducted by Biofortis, a global contract research organization, suggests that the use of a patent-pending spearmint extract containing phenolic complex K110-42...

Americas: Ganedean Biotech receives US patent on use of probiotic in coffee, tea, cereal

Ganeden Biotech has received a US patent that covers the use of all Bacillus coagulans, including GanedenBC30, in all coffee, tea and cereal. The company...

Americas: Study suggests a little wine may be good for kidneys

Moderate wine consumption could help keep the kidneys healthy and may protect the heart in patients who already have kidney disease, according to findings...

Americas: Study shows key chocolate ingredients could help prevent obesity, diabetes

Scientists are researching on the ingredients in chocolate that might help prevent obesity, type-2 diabetes and potential health benefits such as improved thinking, decreased...

Americas: Whey beneficially affects diabetes, cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese adults, say researchers

New evidence shores up findings that whey protein, which is found in milk and cheese, could have health benefits for people who are obese...

Asia Pacific: Biothera gains approval for immune booster, names distributor in South Korea

Biothera has selected Naturalendo Tech as its exclusive distribution partner in South Korea, following Naturalendo’s successful effort to secure regulatory approval for Wellmune. Wellmune WGP...

Europe: Study finds breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in baby’s gut

The nutritional factor that has the greatest impact on the development of a child's gut flora is whether the child is breastfed, according to...

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