Consumers are still being misled into thinking that fruit juices are a healthier alternative to fizzy drinks when, in fact, many contain the same amounts of sugar, if not more, according to campaigners.
Kids and teens who consumed low- and zero-calorie beverages ended up consuming an additional 200 calories per day compared with those who drank water, according to a new study from researchers at George Washington University.
Governments and food regulators in Europe should have special recommendations for pregnant women to eat nuts in order to develop the health of the baby, according to the coordinator of a first-of-its-kind study suggesting that nut intake during early...
New research from the World Health Organization reveals that school-aged children in Southern Europe are at greater risk of being “severely obese” than those in the north of the region. Treatment and management options across the region are “not widespread”...
Exposure to light has a detrimental impact on the nutrient profile of dairy products. Awareness of the issue is currently low – but this is something Dr Catherine Birch, co-author of two white papers on the subject, believes needs to change.
Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) fruits could disrupt the breakfast, snack and dairy markets, according to researchers in Poland, who say the super berry’s antioxidants are heat-resistant to certain food processes.
Mediterranean diets deter people overeating, suggests a new study that claims to provide the first experimental evidence that a Mediterranean diet can protect against increases in obesity and prediabetes compared to a Western diet.