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Europe: Eating chocolate may decrease risk of irregular heartbeat, finds study

Consuming moderate amounts of chocolate was associated with significantly lower risk of being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) — a common and dangerous type...

Europe: More Italians are ‘pasta-phobic’ for better health, report

Sales of pasta in Italy had a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -2% between 2011 and 2015, with sales falling to 908,100 tons...

Europe: Researchers says food should be studied in whole

The nutritional value of a food should be evaluated on the basis of the foodstuff as a whole, and not as an effect of...

Asia Pacific: Chinese Millennials favor milk, fruit juice for health

Fruit juices made from ingredients grown in the US are highly appealing to many Chinese Millennial fruit juice drinkers, according to consumer research by...

Americas: Tree nuts as healthier snacks, study

A new study finds replacing typical snack foods with almonds and other tree nuts would decrease empty calories, solid fats, saturated fat and sodium...

Asia Pacific: 75% of Chinese babies drink organic IMF, report

China’s infant milk formula (IMF) market is poised for impressive growth in the next five years as a result of the new 'two-child' national...

Americas: Consumers perceive sports drinks as healthier beverages than others

Over the past five years, the US retail market for energy and sports drinks expanded in vigorous fashion culminating in sales of US$25 billion...

Americas: Crackly crust is essential to a baguette’s aroma, researchers find

A French baguette is one of those key staples that foodies hunt for. Now scientists have gained new insight into why a crisp crust...

Americas: Videojet releases ICJ printer with advance alerts

Using predictive capabilities like an ink build-up sensor, the Videojet 1860 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer provides up to eight hours of advance notice of...

Europe: Lycored skin health study wins award

Lycored's skin health study, published in the British Journal of Dermatology, has won the NutraIngredients Award for Best University Research. The award recognizes true innovation...

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