The lack of a harmonised message on whole grain intake in many countries may be leading to confusion and creating barriers for industry, warn researchers.
An antibacterial Bag for Life – designed to prevent food infections from most common types of bacteria – won the Best New Idea award at the trade event Foodex 2016.
Foods high in carbohydrates may help promote better short-term appetite control than high-fat foods, a nutritional study has revealed.
Nudging techniques, such as changing food product order, can influence food choice and holds promise for changing consumer behaviour - but quantifying its effectiveness is difficult, researchers have found.
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.
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....
Snacks supplier Nim’s Fruit Crisps unveiled its first range of vegetable crisps at the Food & Drink Expo in the UK last week – and took the show’s award for...
Excess abdominal fat is more of a risk factor for heart attacks than weight, especially for women, a Norwegian study has determined.
Modifying food intake as a therapy for improving the quality of sleep may not make a difference, a review of studies has found.
Cambridge City Council has provided backing for Checkit’s management and monitoring system.
3dChef has partnered with a number of confectionery firms to develop next generation candies, sweets and decorations for the pastry industry.
Children who eat sweet foods over salty snacks, despite being full, are more likely to experience weight gain, a study has found.
A high-fructose diet during pregnancy may lead to the foetus developing hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and obesity in later life, a study reports.
The nutrition science community is becoming increasingly concerned about the health halo around coconut oil and the risk to health if consumption becomes a regular occurrence.
People who consume more fast food are exposed to higher levels of chemicals that can lead to infertility, according to a study.
The rapidly-growing age segment of over-85s has been neglected in both nutrition research and dietary recommendations, say UK researchers behind a large-scale trail-blazing study.
A recent study published in the Journal of Ophthalmology has shown the benefits of consuming a dairy drink, MacuView, containing lutein-, zeaxanthin- and DHA-enriched egg yolk.
Fresh fruit consumption has been linked with a lower risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research.
An over consumption of sugar sets in motion a reward mechanism in the brain that mimics other drugs such as tobacco and cocaine, a study has suggested.
Polysaccharides have been put forward as a cheaper alternative to phosphates to help retain water in prawns under commercial conditions, a study has decided.
92% of 800+ ingredient and product exhibitors that attended Vitafoods Europe in Geneva last year said they would launch at least one product in the following year.
A simple, paper-based test could help detect food pathogens before they reach supermarket shelves and restaurants, say Korean researchers.
The nutritional quality of food will plummet as carbon emissions rise, with every bite delivering less protein, fewer micronutrients and more sugars, according to a report released this week.