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Americas: Obesity, food loss affect access to food, finds DuPont-sponsored study

DuPont and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on May 28, 2014 released the 2014 Global Food Security Index that showed 70% of countries in...

Asia Pacific: Offer more single portion, convenient packaged products for consumers in South Korea,...

Packaging companies in South Korea need to capitalize on consumers’ need for conveniently packaged products in single portion sizes that are convenient to eat...

Asia Pacific: Sugar found to be implicated in cardiovascular disease risk, say researchers

University of Otago researchers have uncovered evidence that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, including blood pressure, independent of...

Americas: Research finds portabellas found to lower glycemic responses when consumed with food

A preliminary study of the effects of mushroom ingestion on health conducted by University at Buffalo (UB) nutrition scientists and physiologists has found that...

Europe: Consumers could consider various sources of protein for sustainable supply, says Organic Monitor

Major changes in consumer lifestyles are necessary if the food industry is to avoid a proteins crisis, according to Organic Monitor, organizer of the...

Americas: Scientists made nutritious gluten-free crackers using hemp flour, decaffeinated green tea leaves

A team of food scientists found that hemp flour and decaffeinated green tea leaves could be used to develop a gluten-free snack cracker with...

Asia Pacific: Young Australians found to consume more high-calorie, fast food than other age...

Teenagers and young adults in Australia consume more soft drinks, burgers and chips than any other age group according to a report released on...

Americas: Study finds tart cherry juice helps people with insomnia to sleep better

A morning and evening ritual of tart cherry juice may help you sleep better at night, suggests a study presented at the Experimental Biology...

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...
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