The Danish project looked at salt reduction in seafood products. Picture: iStock/JackF

Maths can make food ‘tastier and healthier’

By Katy Askew

Danish researchers are deploying predictive software tools based on mathematical algorithms to reformulate food for a “more natural taste and higher food safety”.


Mouse data backs nori carbohydrate as potential prebiotic

Can seaweed help modify your microbiome?

By Nathan Gray

A specific carbohydrate found in nori seaweed could help drive changes to our gut bacteria by encouraging the growth of certain probiotic strains, say researchers in Nature.

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