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Americas: Study finds saturated fat intake may cause people with higher genetic obesity risks...

Limiting saturated fat could help people whose genetic make-up increases their chance of being obese. In a new study abstract, researchers from the Jean Mayer...

Americas: Teens report positive effects on appetite after eating soy-protein snacks, find researchers

Although eating high-protein, afternoon snacks can aid appetite control in adults, little information exists to guide parents on what types of snacks might benefit...

Americas: Council reveals whole grain habits among US consumers

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they are heeding the Dietary Guidelines advice to 'make at least half your grains whole' with the majority of...

World: Reduce sugar intake for health, WHO urges adults, children

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their...

Asia Pacific: Study finds seaweed may help fight food allergies

Scientists have found that a type of commercial red algae could help counteract food allergies. They report their findings in mice in American Chemical...

Americas: High-protein weight loss diet can help adults sleep better

Overweight and obese adults who are losing weight with a high-protein diet are more likely to sleep better, according to new research from Purdue...

Europe/Asia Pacific: Nuts found to lengthen lifespan, say researchers

Researchers examined the association of nut consumption with mortality among low-income and racially diverse populations and found that the intake of peanuts was associated...

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...

Americas: Edible films infused with essential oils could keep bread fresh longer, find researchers

A study from American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reports the development of new edible films containing oils from clove and...

World: Plant sterol ester of Omega 3 showed positive test results, says Enzymotec

Enzymotec reports positive results from a clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of Vayarol versus Ethyl Esters of Omega 3 (EE, which are the active...

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