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The new paper details work on the Lactiplantibacillus plantarum Inducia strain by scientists at BioCC OÜ and the University of Tartu in Estonia.   Image © koto_feja / Getty Images

Probiotic strain may help manage CVD risks

By Stephen Daniells

Consumption of Lactiplantibacillus plantarum Inducia may exert cardio-metabolic benefits in healthy adults, according to data from two parallel-armed, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies.

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The secret to making healthier chocolate: Lubrication

By Oliver Morrison

UK scientists have uncovered what makes chocolate so popular: lubrication and fat release are key. This understanding, they say, can unlock opportunities to develop a new, healthier, generation of chocolate.

Researchers turning sugar into fibre / Pic: GettyImages-anilakkus

KraftHeinz, Wyss Institute develop new approach to make sugar healthier: ‘We thought we’d come to the Wyss with an impossible problem, and they turned it on its head to present an even crazier idea to solve it’

By Katy Askew

In 2018, the KraftHeinz Company approached the Wyss Institute to develop a solution to sugar reduction that is workable in a food production setting. After four years of collaboration, the research team has developed an answer: enzymes that convert sugar...

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Guest article

Meat and milk are more sustainable when the grass is greener

By Dr. Jacobo Arango

Dr. Jacobo Arango, environmental biologist at the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); Lead Author, IPCC Working Group III 6th Assessment Report on mitigation; and co-lead of the OneCGIAR initiative...

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