A food and concept designer who designed a snack concept as a ‘fully edible ecosystem’ using 3D printing says she wants to show that lab-produced food can be natural, healthy...
Food and beverage manufacturers must focus research and development activities on creating more nutritious and sustainable food solutions, says Nestlé’s head of global R&D.
Researchers in Italy have urged liquorice manufacturers to warn consumers about the dangers of overconsumption after a child suffered seizures after over-indulging.
Attempting to tackle the obesity crisis through ‘negatively-focused’ tactics is ineffective, and may in fact worsen the situation, according to various researchers.
Children aged 6 to 8 may already be at increased risk of cardiometabolic disease if they eat a lot of low-fat margarine, red meat and sugary drinks and little vegetable...
Like many areas of nutrition research, probiotic and prebiotic science relies on strong collaboration between academic experts and businesses. But there are some who say such links create biased science.
Skipping breakfast may typically be associated with obesity but a recent study on young women suggested it could also lead to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and...
A diet high in red meat could increase the risks of further health problems for people with kidney disease, say researchers.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for people with type 2 diabetes, an international study has claimed.
Emulsifiers used in foods may be altering our gut microbiota composition and driving metabolic changes that lead to inflammatory conditions and obesity, say researchers writing in Nature.
New technologies and innovative ingredients are likely to structurally change the food supply chain in the near future, says a report by Rabobank.
A wider choice of foods available to children may be a key driver of obesity, according to new research in mice.
Overall diet quality worsened across the world even as consumption of healthier foods increased in many countries, according to a new global report of dietary patterns.
A newly identified gene could block genetically modified crops from cross-contaminating conventional crops, say researchers.
Amaranth seeds may help prevent coronary disease, lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, according to a scientific review.
The likelihood of choosing fruit after viewing mock healthy-eating adverts was increased only among ‘educated’ participants, researchers found.
Round-the-clock availability of tasty foods has caused obesity rates to balloon – or has it? Per Møller of the University of Copenhagen suggests the contrary – foods that satisfy the...
A compound found in red wine could help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to a study in the journal Scientific Reports.
Habitual yogurt eating showed no association with improved health-related quality of life reports among 4,000+ Spanish adults, scientists conclude in a new study, but they admit their work has several limitations.
Leading nutrition scientists and public health researchers have hit back at claims made by the BMJ, which suggest that many of the UK government’s top scientific advisors are biased by links...
Up to 90 research posts are being created by a £19M investment at the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA), but fears have surfaced that its privatisation could damage its work.
Consumers perceive food and drink products labelled with eco-friendly claims to taste better, according to new research.
UK supermarket price promotions are more likely to lead to increased sales of less healthy foods than healthier choices, according to a study published today.
People who eat organic foods have about half the pesticide exposure of those who eat conventional foods, according to a new study – but all are well within established safe limits.
US and UK dietary guidelines that recommended consumers reduce their intake of butter and full-fat milk were introduced "in the absence of supporting evidence," fresh analysis suggests....