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Americas: Study suggests a little wine may be good for kidneys

Moderate wine consumption could help keep the kidneys healthy and may protect the heart in patients who already have kidney disease, according to findings...

Asia Pacific: University develops bananas high in pro-vitamin A

Research at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has produced a golden-orange fleshed banana that is rich in pro-vitamin A. The decade-long research, led by...

Asia Pacific: Rare sugars can help to regulate glucose levels, finds research

Preliminary animal studies have suggested that allulose and other low-calorie, natural rare sugars could help regulate glucose levels. Now, researchers are investigating how they...

Americas: Junk food may not be the prime causes for obesity, say researchers

Indulgences like sodas and junk foods have long been blamed as the prime culprits responsible for worrying obesity trends across the US. New analysis by two...

Asia Pacific: Probiotic for gestational diabetes

A study by the University of Otago has found a Fonterra probiotic could reduce cases of gestational diabetes in pregnant women by 68%. It is...

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...

Asia Pacific: New Zealand embarks on two projects for safe fresh produce

New Zealand's Fresh Produce Safety Centre has launched two landmark research projects aimed at improving the safety of Australian and New Zealand fresh produce. The...

Europe: Denmark to improve lives of allergy sufferers in project

Innovation Fund Denmark has contributed more than €2 million (US$2.08 million) to the project that is led by the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Europe: Plants as nanocellulose resource

Imagine a completely natural, abundant and easily renewable material that could feasibly be used to make lightweight car and aeroplane parts, strengthen building materials,...

World: More are scrutinizing artificial colors, finds survey

Women and men from all around the world are becoming increasingly sensitive towards products they consider unnatural. Additives such as artificial colors and flavors have...
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