Sugar-sweetened drinks may reduce stress levels and therefore be harder to reduce than aspartame say scientists - but campaigners are still calling on industry to reduce both.
While CSR activities have been long suggested to improve public relations in general, new research has found that consumers rate products produced by companies with good CSR as a better...
Flavour perception is strongly influenced by the sounds heard when foods are bitten and chewed, claims a review published in Flavour.
Just five days of eating extra amounts of fatty foods can cause long-lasting metabolic changes that alter how muscles process nutrients, new research has found.
The combined use of TV brand placements with advertising could increase the effect on children's brand awareness and behaviour towards junk food, a new study has said.
A new research report has said that artificial sweeteners may not help reduce obesity in children – a claim that the industry has dismissed.
Salt and fat content in processed food could be reduced by altering food pore size - without affecting the taste, say scientists.
Making small, consistent changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods we eat may have a big impact on long-term weight, say researchers behind a new large-scale diet study.
Pesticide exposure could contribute to an increased risk for heart attacks and inflammation in obese premenopausal women, a new study has found.
Research outlining why consumers support environmental food policies could help identify how messages should be targeted to different groups.
Emoticons on nutritional labels could have stronger impacts on perceptions of snacks than colour-coded labels, a study has claimed.
The body digests fermented dairy products like cheese differently from butter, leading researchers to suggest this may be another reason behind the French paradox.
Older adults with a poor appetite may have a higher preference for variation in foods compared with older adults with a good appetite, according to a study.
Healthy eating behaviour in young women could be influenced by the eating habits and the appearance of others, a study has found.
As a 16,000-strong four-nation survey finds only 0.5% meet guidelines at best, researchers say education and individual action is not enough to ensure compliance – industry reformulation for sodium is needed.
Eating four eggs a week could lower the risk of type 2 diabetes in men, a study has claimed.
Taste is much more complex than the experience of basic flavours on the tongue – it also encompasses our other senses to a larger degree than most people realise, according...
We have vegetarian, pescetarian, fruitatarian, vegan… and pollo-tarian? Ditching beef and dairy for poultry products is the best diet to combat climate change, according to new research.
Shifting consumers from a meat-focused diet to a more plant-based diet must take into account their perceptions of meat, a study has said.
Maternal consumption of a high-fat diet during pregnancy and lactation could drive weight gain and obesity later in their offspring by changing brain circuits that control appetite and weight control,...
A study that claimed men who eat fruits and vegetables with higher levels of pesticide residues could have lower sperm count should be interpreted with caution, said health professionals.
Smaller plates may not encourage overweight teenage girls to reduce portion sizes because they may be less attentive to visual cues, according to a study.
Cereal fiber has a ‘potentially protective’ role, say US researchers, after a study showed that people with the highest intake of cereal fiber had a 19% lower risk of death.
A high-fat diet could increase risk of mental illness even in the absence of obesity by driving changes in gut bacteria, say researchers.While previous studies...