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Asia Pacific: Exposure to phthalates could be linked to pregnancy loss, say Chinese researchers

A study of more than 300 women suggests that exposure to certain phthalates — substances commonly used in food packaging, personal-care and other everyday...

Asia Pacific: Researchers are making pita made from barley

Healthier and longer lasting pita bread may be the outcome of barley research underway at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus. Researchers in the School...

Americas: Cargill finds three solutions to reduce saturated fats in baked goods

Using starches, vegetable waxes and emulsions, Cargill scientists have created fat systems that lower saturated fat by as much as 40% in shortenings, without...

Europe: Compounds in meat may be carcinogenic

Population studies indicate a possible link between intake of meat and cancer. Meat may contain carcinogens, but it is also an important nutritional source...

Europe: Study find Palatinose to enhance in children

A Palatinose-based breakfast beneficially influences children’s memory and mood throughout the morning, according to a study by Swansea University, Walesi. The study highlights that...

Europe: Consumers want sustainable, climate-friendly ingredients, study shows

The global population continues to grow, the middle class is expanding, and ever more people are moving from rural to urban areas. On account...

Europe: Researchers study 100-year-old beers on aging process

Stashed away and long-forgotten, a trio of century-old bottled beers recently discovered in the Czech Republic could help scientists better understand early 20th-century brewing...

Americas: Coffee compound may delay onset of Type 2 diabetes

In recent years, researchers have identified substances in coffee that could help quash the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. But few of these...

Americas: Researchers found tequila plant a possible sweetener for diabetics

A sweetener created from the plant used to make tequila could lower blood glucose levels for people with type 2 diabetes and help in...

Europe: Small study found dark chocolate helps people with artery problems walk farther, longer

In a small study of 14 men and six women, ages 60-78, people with artery problems in their legs walked a little longer and...
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