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Which do you think is more filling – a Coke or a Mars bar?

While past research has suggested solid foods are more filling than beverages – consumers don’t always make this distinction, warn researchers. 

Half believe organic food contains more minerals and vitamins than conventional products despite lack of data

Organic preferences: Health before animals and the environment, say Danes

Richer people eat more organic foods and buy them because they perceive them to be healthier than conventional foodstuffs, a Danish study has found. 

Food taxes and subsidies: A balanced approach needed, says review

Fiscal policies can form a valuable part of efforts to drive changes in dietary behaviours, but such policies must be balanced against each other, say researchers.

Night snacking woes: Is food timing is key to weight loss?

There is a lack of top level evidence to support the notion that eating ‘little and often’ is beneficial for metabolism and weight loss, say researchers who warn that more robust clinical data that also accounts for meal timing is needed.

Q2: Sales up, profits down at DSM Nutritional Products

The food and nutrition ingredients division of Dutch giant DSM has seen sales rise 16% to €1.247bn (US$1.37bn) in Q2 but profits slipped 6% amid ongoing pricing challenges on some vitamins.

Scientists create food powder from waste, increasing shelf life from two weeks to two years

Three students from Lund University in Sweden have set up a business called Fopo (freeze dried food powder) buying expired fruit and vegetables and turning it into food powder to resell back into the F&B market.

The Hacker’s Diet: Should we be looking at nutrition like a computer nerd?

The age of Silicon Valley and Digi-everything has seen the dawn of a new diet trend: ‘Biohacking’.

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