Better methods to protect banana crops, both for exporters and those who rely on bananas as a staple food, are needed as researchers point to the vulnerability of the popular...
The use of leftover coffee grounds as an antioxidant dietary fibre is a low-cost value-added opportunity for an otherwise waste product, say Spanish researchers.
More visual and less numeric label information could be the way to bolster healthier food choices in Northern Ireland, the FSA say.
Arla Foods is to up its milk prices next month after holding its August rate.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has resumed its Campylobacter survey with a revised method.
Combining glucomannan with chitosan could be important for designing new weight loss foods, researchers suggest.
An association between a high-fat and high-sugar prenatal diet and advanced attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms has been found in a study carried out by British researchers.
Voluntary market initiatives from the largest buyers and sellers of palm oil could help curb deforestation linked to the crop, researchers say, noting South America and Africa are most at...
Antioxidants’ effects may not be altogether beneficial as a study shows the reactive oxygen species (ROS) molecule that antioxidants are so efficient at eliminating may aid in maintaining health.
Results of a huge EU-backed project have dashed hopes that phenotypic and genotypic information could boost the effectiveness of personalised nutrition programmes. But one of the researchers behind the project...
Calcium should come from healthy sources like fermented dairy products and leafy greens as a review outlines an approach to receiving an adequate intake while supporting bone and heart health.
A high-salt diet has been found to lower blood levels of uric acid, a recognised trigger of gout, according to a study by US researchers.
The European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) will establish 20 new regional sections by 2020.
Healthy cholesterol levels are a fine balancing act as a new study has revealed both high and low levels can increase chances of an early death.
Replacing tropical lowland forests with oil palm plantations can damage 11 out of 14 functions of a healthy ecosystem, some of which will be irreparable, researchers say.
Protein pacing and calorie restriction can result in significant short-term fat loss, and compared to a 'heart-healthy' low cholesterol diet can significantly improve longer term weight management, a study suggests....
Restricted or low access to fresh food may increase the risk of developing heart conditions in later life, according to research.
The UK government’s promise to underwrite EU research funding post Brexit is welcome, but ultimately too short term, director of Newcastle University’s Human Nutrition Research Centre has said.
A natural gum can be used to improve the functionality of tapioca starch without impacting ‘clean label’ claims, according to new research.
Improving access to healthy foods may not be as effective in changing dietary habits as previously thought, as a study identifies supermarkets as the main source of junk food among...
The European Commission has said it is business as usual for UK researcher’s access to EU funding until official Brexit moves are made. Yet concerns persist as reports emerge of...
The neurological basis of why people binge eat has become slightly clearer as a study has identified specific neural pathways that can inhibit this eating practice.
Nanotechnology used to encase a bioactive ingredient within a food grade carrier may provide a solution in reducing fortification difficulties and provide healthier functional foods, a study has found.
Top-selling UK bread brand Warburtons has partnered with the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) in a research project designed to increase the use of pulse-based flours.
The benefits of the Mediterranean diet on the heart have been well documented but research has now established a strong link to boosts in attention, memory, and even language ability.