Long-term consumption of lingonberry juice lowers high blood pressure and improves the function of blood vessels, according to an experimental study that adds to the evidence supporting the health benefits of the Scandinavian berry.
Scientists have developed a new milk chocolate formulation that contains almost half the sugar of a standard milk chocolate recipe while also delivering a ‘similar consumer liking score’ in sensory testing.
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have uncovered what they describe as the ‘strongest link yet’ between nitrates in processed meat products and cancer risk. However, they also stressed, ‘not all processed meat has the same risk’.
Japanese households with higher carbon footprints are also larger consumers of alcohol and confectionery. Researchers therefore suggest that reducing consumption of these items - such as with a carbon tax - could be a way of reducing carbon footprints....
A leading French paediatrician has hit out at what he describes as a growing problem: nutritional deficiencies in vegan children. What are the risks associated with following a vegan diet in childhood and how can they be mitigated?