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Americas: Adding half an avocado to lunch helps to curb appetite, say researchers

A study suggests adding one-half of a fresh avocado to a lunch may have helped 26 healthy, overweight people feel more satisfied and reduced their...

Europe: DSM, university embarks on nutrition mapping project

DSM and the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) will collaborate on new research to determine how nutrient status is connected to phenotypes. The project will...

Asia Pacific: Nestlé joins international researchers on studying infant growth

Nestlé is to intensify its research in the field of epigenetics, the science of how eating behaviors and other environmental factors can affect one's...

Europe: Researchers study occurrence of fat bloom in chocolate products

While white flecks on sweets with a chocolate glaze are harmless, they are esthetically unappealing. More than just improper storage can diminish the glossy sheen. Researchers...

Europe: Ingredient containing propionate found to make people feel full, say scientists

Scientists have developed an ingredient that can be added to foods to make them more filling. In its first tests in humans, researchers at Imperial...

Europe: Researcher finds how saliva affects perception of food

A study at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) has shown how common chemicals found in foods and oral hygiene products can alter the...

Europe: Tea may improve mood, excite creative thinking, say researchers

Unilever scientists investigated the immediate effects of tea consumption and found that a cup of black tea improved mood and tended to enhance creative...

Europe: Researchers develop cooling technique for ultracold gases as possible refrigerants

Physicists at the University of Basel have developed a cooling technique for mechanical quantum systems. Using an ultracold atomic gas, the vibrations of a membrane...

Americas: Researchers create sensors to detect gases, pollutants

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) chemists have devised a new way to wirelessly detect hazardous gases and environmental pollutants, using a simple sensor that...

Europe: Institute, Danish company create omega-3 fish oils products for export

A business idea where by-products from the fishing industry are transformed into valuable ingredients full of omega-3 fish oils, has won the innovation competition...
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