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Asia Pacific: Study finds probiotics consumption improves blood pressure

Eating probiotics regularly may modestly improve your blood pressure, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. It says probiotics are live...

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...

Europe: Study finds differences in how body metabolizes folic acid supplements, natural forms of...

A new study has shown that synthetic folic acid, the form taken in folic acid supplements we can buy over the counter, is not...

Americas: Study finds food fears are scientifically unfounded, perceived

The new Cornell University study, Ingredient-based food fears and avoidance: antecedents and antidotes published in the journal Food Quality and Preference, investigated food fears...

Asia Pacific: Singapore-funded research finds squid sucker ring teeth can be used to make...

Squid tentacles are loaded with hundreds of suction cups, or suckers, and each sucker has a ring of razor-sharp “teeth” that help these predators latch...

Americas: Study finds white bread helps to boost good bacteria in the gut

Scientists have found that white bread seems to encourage the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. In addition, their study in America Chemistry Society’s (ACS) Journal...

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...
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