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Americas: Omega-3 intake during pregnancy lowers preterm birth

Pregnant women who had low plasma levels of long chain n-3 fatty acids in their first and second trimesters were at a significantly higher...

Europe: Making flour out of carrot peel

Students from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have made flour out of carrot peel instead of compost during a course on innovation and...

Asia Pacific: Probiotic beverages showcase at Vitafoods Asia 2018

Studies have shown that some probiotics, which are live microorganisms that confer health benefits when consumed, could relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome,...

Europe: DuPont company partners French institution on probiotic strains

The DuPont Nutrition & Health Microbiome Venture has partnered with INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research) to decipher the molecular mechanisms of action...

Americas: Soy protein in diet brings body fat loss

One key to a successful weight loss plan is to lose body fat while sparing lean muscle tissue. While losing weight or body fat...

Americas: Mangos found to benefit blood pressure in women

Two cups of mangoes a day had beneficial effects on systolic blood pressure among healthy postmenopausal women, according to a study conducted by the...

Americas: RBSC enters partnership on yeast research

Renaissance BioScience Corp. (RBSC) has entered into a partnership with Mitacs for a multi-year, US$1.44 million research and development project. Mitacs, a national not-for-profit...

Asia Pacific: Proteins may create better brew, say researchers

The transformation of barley grains into beer typically requires starring water, yeast and hops. Now, scientists are saying proteins can someday lead to a...

Europe: Dupont’s venture company inks partnership for probiotics

Three months after its formation, the DuPont Nutrition & Health Microbiome Venture has forged a relationship with contract research organization, the Center of Food...

Americas: Researchers release high-yielding red rice

Researchers from Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service are releasing a nutritious red rice cultivar that should appeal...
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