Food & Nutrition

You Can Stop Feeling Bad About Eating Chocolate
Jul 12 16


Whether you’re an avid baker, or just love a sweet treat, it’s hard to resist the appeal of chocolate. But increasing evidence shows that… You Can Stop Feeling Bad About Eating Chocolate   

 

Drinking more water associated with numerous dietary benefits, study finds
Mar 02 16


For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, tap water may be what the… Drinking more water associated with numerous dietary benefits, study finds   

 

New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat
Feb 16 16


In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that both organic milk and… New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat   

 

Study identifies liver-generated hormone that regulates ‘sweet tooth’
Dec 28 15


We all love our sugar, especially during the holidays. Cookies, cake, and candy are simply irresistible.

While sugar cravings are common, the physiological mechanisms… Study identifies liver-generated hormone that regulates ‘sweet tooth’   

 

Eating healthy or feeling empty?
Dec 28 15


Eating too much is typically considered one of the prime culprits of obesity. A new study published in the Journal of the Association for… Eating healthy or feeling empty?   

 

One in 10 globally suffer from foodborne diseases, WHO study finds
Dec 03 15


One out of every 10 people worldwide suffer from foodborne diseases annually, and children and the poor suffer most, according to the findings of… One in 10 globally suffer from foodborne diseases, WHO study finds   

 

USDA takes a fresh look at the calorie content of walnuts
Dec 01 15


A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that one serving of walnuts (1oz) may provide 146 calories, which is 39 calories… USDA takes a fresh look at the calorie content of walnuts   

 

Sweet news for soda and coffee drinkers, stevia less bitter than before
Nov 11 15


Good news for consumers with a sweet tooth. Cornell food scientists have reduced the sweetener stevia’s bitter aftertaste by physical - rather than chemical… Sweet news for soda and coffee drinkers, stevia less bitter than before   

 

Vanilla yogurt makes us feel happy, suggests research
Nov 09 15


We all know what it’s like to take a bite of something expecting one taste and getting another - it can be an enjoyable… Vanilla yogurt makes us feel happy, suggests research   

 

New research discovers that drinking cranberry juice may protect the heart
Oct 12 15


Results from a new study presented at the Cranberry Health Research Conference preceding the annual Berry Health Benefits Symposium 2015 in Madison, WI, revealed… New research discovers that drinking cranberry juice may protect the heart   

 

Caffeine May Chip A Couple Strokes Off Golf Score
Aug 31 15


A moderate dose of caffeine may help combat fatigue and shave about two strokes off the scores of skilled collegiate players, according to a… Caffeine May Chip A Couple Strokes Off Golf Score   

 

UEA research shows high protein foods boost cardiovascular health
Aug 27 15


Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise - according to new… UEA research shows high protein foods boost cardiovascular health   

 

Food is community
Aug 22 15


More Americans than ever before are supporting their local food markets, and it’s not just because they believe the food is fresher and tastes… Food is community   

 

Foresight food security: From hunger and poverty to food system approach
Aug 18 15


Long considered in relation to malnutrition and humanitarian aid, food security policy should be moving towards a much broader landscape and focusing on regular… Foresight food security: From hunger and poverty to food system approach   

 

High salt intake could be a risk factor for multiple sclerosis
Aug 05 15


Here’s another reason to put the salt shaker down: New research in mice shows that diets high in sodium may be a novel risk… High salt intake could be a risk factor for multiple sclerosis   

 

Current dietary protein recommendations need updating
Jul 22 15


New research based on modern techniques suggests that recommendations for protein intake in healthy populations may be incorrect. In a paper just published in… Current dietary protein recommendations need updating   

 

Dairy products boost effectiveness of probiotics
Jul 20 15


The success of probiotics for boosting human health may depend partly upon the food, beverage, or other material carrying the probiotics, according to research… Dairy products boost effectiveness of probiotics   

 

Study: Restaurant meals can be as bad for your waistline as fast food is
Jul 01 15


When Americans go out to eat, either at a fast-food outlet or a full-service restaurant, they consume, on average, about 200 more calories a… Study: Restaurant meals can be as bad for your waistline as fast food is   

 

Eating in the absence of hunger: A recipe for expanding waistline
Jun 25 15


A QUT researcher has had an article on how compulsive snacking is a major cause of weight gain published in the international journal Eating… Eating in the absence of hunger: A recipe for expanding waistline   

 

Drinking a lot of beer increases exposure to mycotoxins
Jun 22 15


Researchers from the University of Valencia (Spain) have analysed the mycotoxins produced by certain microscopic fungi in the beer and dried fruits, such as… Drinking a lot of beer increases exposure to mycotoxins   

 

WSU scientists turn white fat into obesity-fighting beige fat
Jun 19 15


Washington State University scientists have shown that berries, grapes and other fruits convert excess white fat into calorie-burning “beige” fat, providing new strategies for… WSU scientists turn white fat into obesity-fighting beige fat   

 

Social Anxiety? Fermented Foods May Help
Jun 17 15


A diet rich in fermented foods and beverages likely to contain probiotics may help curb social anxiety in young adults, especially those who are… Social Anxiety? Fermented Foods May Help   

 

Nut consumption associated with reduced risk of some types of cancer
Jun 16 15


Cancer and type 2 diabetes are two of the most significant public health burdens facing the world today, and currently available data suggests their… Nut consumption associated with reduced risk of some types of cancer   

 

New study finds that orange sweet potato reduces diarrhea in children
Jun 15 15


A new study has found that orange sweet potato (OSP) reduced both the prevalence and duration of diarrhea in young children in Mozambique.

The… New study finds that orange sweet potato reduces diarrhea in children   

 

High salt prevents weight gain in mice on a high-fat diet
Jun 11 15


In a study that seems to defy conventional dietary wisdom, University of Iowa scientists have found that adding high salt to a high-fat diet… High salt prevents weight gain in mice on a high-fat diet   

 
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