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Americas: Canola oil may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, finds study

New research from the University of Toronto suggests canola should be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes. Dr. David...

Europe: Researcher studies two Clostridium perfringens strains in cooked beef for food safety in...

The control points that are critical to prevent foodborne outbreaks by Clostridium (C.) perfringens differ between two main groups of this bacterium, according to...

Europe: Study finds proprietary Perilla frutescens leaf extract to improve gastrointestinal discomfort

Vital Solutions, in collaboration with Amino Up Chemical, has announced the publication of a human study using their dietary supplement ingredient, Benegut, a proprietary...

Europe: Study finds it possible to create bioplastics from waste product lignin

It is feasible to extract organic chemicals from lignin for the manufacture of bioplastics, according to a research led by Biome Bioplastics. The results stem...

Did you know what causes garlic breath?

Garlic is good for your body, great for your taste buds, but terrible for your breath. Researchers have found that that four compounds in chopped...

Americas: Researchers find eight grains suitable for healthy diet

Nutrient digestibility is an important aspect of nutrition, but it can be hard to measure in humans. Researchers at the University of Illinois (U of...

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: 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...

Americas: New technology may help identify safe alternatives to BPA

Numerous studies have linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic, receipt paper, toys and other products with various health problems, from poor growth...

Europe: Danish university staff make local seaweed as alternative to imported ones used in...

The Danish Shellfish Centre at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has recently provided samples of edible seaweed grown in the Limfjord, Denmark. Staff at the...

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