In findings that suggest that people should pursue a balanced long-term diet rather than heavily restricting their carbohydrate or fat intake, researchers in Japan found that a low carbohydrate intake in men and a high carbohydrate intake in women are...
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Researchers have identified transcriptional interplay between microbial and nutritional responses to a high-fat meal (HFM) in the intestinal epithelial cells (IEC) of mice, which suggest gut microbes influence postprandial gene action.
Consuming a high level of carbs and a low level of fats can regulate a gene in the body that can reduce your risk of obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic diseases, a meta-analysis has concluded.
Cornell University food scientists have created a low-calorie butter-like spread that consists of 80% water and minuscule drops of vegetable oil and milk fat, mimicking the look and texture of dairy butter without the use of artificial stabilizers.
Researchers in Russia analyzed changes of fatty acid levels in the blood plasma of national team cross-country skiers. Results suggested possible role of MCT for exercise benefits, such as improved endurance.
The developers of sciadonic acid—a new to the market anti-inflammatory fatty acid—have pivoted to topical products as they search for partners to more fully develop the substance as a dietary ingredient.
The Swedish National Food Agency (NFA) has removed butter from the list of foods to be subject to mandatory vitamin D fortification and added sweetened dairy, following concerns raised in a consultation period.
Supplementing a high-fat ‘Western’ diet with Chardonnay grape seed flour may significantly reduce cholesterol levels, abdominal fat and weight gain, compared to a high-fat diet alone, says a new study from California.
The soaring price of vegetables is having a knock-on effect on the price of fish oils used by the nutrition industry, says Croda Heath Care, which today announced a double-digit increase in the price of its Incromega range.
Astaxanthin, the carotenoid mostly associated with eye health, may
enhance the burning of fat during exercise and lead to improved
muscle endurance, suggests a new study with mice that needs to be
repeated in humans.
Rice bran oil, being used by some US restaurants to eliminate trans
fats, appears to be responsible for the cholesterol-lowering effect
of the ingredient rather than its fibre content, say researchers.