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Europe: Scientists, Danone find effects of probiotics in the gut

Scientists from Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) and Danone Nutricia Research have shown the effect of a fermented milk product containing probiotics...

Europe: Barry Callebaut offers four reformulation solutions based on consumer preference

Barry Callebaut is offering reformulation solutions for everyone on all occasions. “By having introduced different variations to the classic formula of chocolate step by step...

Americas: Researchers found ways increase provitamin A content of corn kernels

Purdue researchers have identified a set of genes that can be used to naturally boost the provitamin A content of corn kernels. This finding can...

Europe: Drinking a Montmorency cherry concentrate found to lower uric acid levels in the...

Drinking Montmorency cherry concentrate significantly helps to reduce the effects of gout, according to new research. Northumbria University researchers, publishing their findings in The Journal...

Americas: Purdue University receives US$3.7M grant to study blueberries on bone loss in postmenopausal...

A US$3.7 million grant will allow Purdue University researchers to study how blueberries reduce bone loss in postmenopausal women. "We are taking a systematic, deep-dive...

Americas: Mars, university to create institute for breakthroughs

The University of California (UC), Davis, through its World Food Center, and Mars, Inc. have on September 17, 2014 agreed to pursue the establishment...

World: Artificial sweeteners may increase glucose intolerance, metabolic disease incidences

A study reveals that certain gut bacteria may induce metabolic changes following exposure to artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners, promoted as aids to weight loss and...

Americas: Snacks in children’s diets should be considered in overall energy intake, says researcher

Snacks are traditionally smaller than meals but their presence in children’s diets may be significant, and parents should be mindful of nutrition quality and...

Europe: Researchers study coffee DNA for stronger beans

A global team of researchers have sequenced the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) of the Robusta coffee bean that could lead to future developments to improve...

Americas: Mangoes may lower blood sugar in obese adults, say researchers

Research published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights found that regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and...
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