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Europe: Millennials find fruit juice healthy, report

Millennial fruit juice drinkers in Europe view 100% fruit juice as a healthy beverage, according to the findings of a consumer survey conducted by...

Europe: Positioning chocolate as a healthy snack

The snacking market is being revolutionized by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, as well as changing lifestyle and personal wellbeing,...

Europe: Detecting salmonella in pork meat twice as fast

A new method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), halves the time it takes slaughterhouses to test for disease-causing...

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: Probiotics strengthens that elderly’s immune response, finds DuPont study

Daily consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis HN019 by DuPont Danisco enhances cellular immune activity in healthy elderly adults, according to a study published...

Asia Pacific: Creating vanillin in the green way

Researchers has found a new 'greener' way to make vanillin, the primary flavor compound in vanilla, according to a study published in America Chemical...

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...

Europe/Asia: ‘Triple burden’ on nutrition, FAO

Economic growth and rising per capita incomes have all but wiped out hunger in Europe and Central Asia. As countries become more affluent, changing...

Asia Pacific: Rare sugars can help to regulate glucose levels, finds research

Preliminary animal studies have suggested that allulose and other low-calorie, natural rare sugars could help regulate glucose levels. Now, researchers are investigating how they...

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