Words are powerful, and finding out what words consumers use to describe natural and organic products is one of the insights provided by Canadian marketing guru Ryan Benn on Thursday.
Indian firm Arjuna Natural is launching its Oxystorm branded amaranth extract to the European sports nutrition market at Vitafoods, on the back of peer-reviewed clinical research and growing demand for...
Popular herbal medicines that have been used for many years should not be considered safe as researchers highlight gaps in toxicity and carcinogenicity testing.
English Premier League champions Leicester City have partially credited their remarkable title triumph to the restorative and performance enhancing properties of the humble beetroot.
Drinking cherry juice may be as effective as medication in reducing high blood pressure, researchers have discovered.
Fibersol-2L, a liquid version of the Fibersol line of corn-based fiber ingredients, has been launched by the partnership of Matsutani and Archer Daniels Midland to help solve some of the...
Hong Kong researchers have developed a novel probiotic mixture that may have potential therapeutic effects on liver cancer.
Hereditary hypertension may not pass the generations if the mother is given resveratrol supplements during pregnancy, suggests a new study with lab rats.
Consuming grapes can help offset some of the negative metabolic effects of consuming a high-fat, American-style diet, two studies have concluded.
Mandatory flour fortification with folic acid would be more effective at reducing birth defects than supplementation or voluntary fortification alone, a report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) weighing...
Oil extracts from the seeds of bitter melon (Momordica charantia) may help reduce body weight, suggests a new study from China.
Levels of obesity in the UK have almost doubled since the early 1990s, with 58% of women and 65% of men overweight or obese. Obesity-related hospital admissions for children have...
A daily multivitamin may protect men from cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke in the long-term, says a new study.
Gut microbiome development in the early stages of life may explain the rise in autoimmune diseases such as diabetes and multiple sclerosis, a study reports.
Greater consumption of foods found in the Mediterranean diet may be more important for prevention of heart disease and strokes than avoidance of ‘unhealthy’ processed foods, a new study finds. ...
Overweight children decreased their consumption of sugary drinks when additional water or milk was added to their diet, a study has discovered.
Saturated fat intake has increased in Irish adults and omega-3 fish oil intake has decreased in younger age groups, according to a 10-year comparative study.
An extract found in black raspberries can significantly lower arterial stiffness, a key measure of cardiovascular disease, according to data from a Korean study.
With momentum building for crowdsourcing and funding as a platform for nutrition research, scientists warn that greater control may be needed to safeguard the quality and validity of such studies. ...
"The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is offering €20,000 for an app idea it can use to provide “quick, user-friendly” mobile access to its work."
In one of the first population-wide studies on gut flora variation, a distinct link between gut bacteria and health, diet, and lifestyle, has been established.
Heat-killed Pediococcus pentosaceus LP28 derived from the longan fruit may help trim waist lines and reduce body fat, say results from a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
Combining fish oil, cocoa extract and plant sterols food supplements could offer an effective defence against heart disease, a new study suggests.
The EFSA Journal and its full archive dating back to 2003 has migrated to Wiley Online Library, as the EU’s central agency seeks greater “openness and engagement” for its primary research work....
A networking forum to help manufacturers understand the nutritional value of pulses has been created by McGill University in Montreal, Canada.