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Citrus fruits are ‘distinctively’ high in vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Pic: Getty Images/bhofack2

Citrus peel boosts fiber and shelf life in bread: Study

By Kristine Sherred

A study published in Frontiers of Nutrition revealed that adding 2% of blood orange and lemon fibers to wholewheat durum flour was a viable approach to producing high-fiber bread with respectable shelf life.

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Cholesterol in eggs linked to cardiac disease: study

By Oliver Morrison

The risk of heart disease and death increases with the number of eggs an individual consumes, according to a US study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, however it said eating several eggs a week was "reasonable,"...

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GMOs: 'Science can overcome scepticism'

By Katy Askew

New transatlantic research suggests that educating people about the science behind genetic modification can increase consumer acceptance.

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‘Don’t drink fruit juice’, consumers told

By Oliver Morrison

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.

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Governments should recommend nuts to pregnant women, says study

By Oliver Morrison

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...

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