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Americas: Whole grains found to increase metabolism, calorie loss

A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion and...

Asia Pacific: NUS, beverage company create eucheuma-based beverages

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed eucheuma-based beverages with no added sugar and preservative-free. The sweetness comes from natural honey or...

Americas: Kemin’s spearmint extract may be beneficial for cognitive health and performance, finds study

A human study conducted by Biofortis, a global contract research organization, suggests that the use of a patent-pending spearmint extract containing phenolic complex K110-42...

Asia Pacific: NZ research backs belief that tomatoes can be a gout trigger

A group of Otago Department of Biochemistry researchers noticed that a large number of gout sufferers believe tomatoes to be one of these gout...

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 Pacific: Test yusheng for food safety, shares SCIEX

Celebrating Lunar New Year, or, Chinese New Year is a huge tradition in Asia. Just like turkeys for Thanksgiving in the US, I was told...

Europe: Danish university studies water-purifying effect of mussel farming

The need for organic protein sources for animal feed for Danish organic livestock production is expected to see a further increase, when EU requirements...

Americas: Associations release guidelines for handling probiotic items

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) have...

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...

Americas: Honey is a new approach to fighting antibiotic resistance, say researchers

Honey could be a solution to the serious, ever-growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, said researchers. Medical professionals sometimes use honey successfully as a...

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