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Europe: Improving fraud resilience

Fraud has a financial cost, undermines customer and consumer confidence, and in the most serious cases, can damage consumers’ health and well-being. Fraud is harmful,...

Americas: Hops could help reduce breast cancer risk, researchers say

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, are also found in dietary supplements designed to help treat post-menopausal symptoms and other conditions. Scientists are...

Americas: Isoflavones may prolong life of breast cancer sufferers

Post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—is associated with 21% decrease in all-cause mortality, according to a study. This decrease...

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...

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...

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...

Americas: Jackfruit seeds as viable substitutes for cocoa

Compounds found in jackfruit seeds produce many of the same aromas as processed cocoa beans and are a potentially cheap, abundant substitute for use...

Americas: Eating whole grains improves gut microbiota, research finds

In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in healthy gut microbiota...

Americas: Prunes are found to be healthy for bones

More researchers are interested in the potential of prunes to restore bone and prevent bone loss in animal models of osteoporosis, states the International...

Americas: Food promotes healthy ageing, finds paper

Improving dietary resilience and better integration of nutrition in the health care system can promote healthy aging and may significantly reduce the financial and...

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