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Health & Nutrition - Articles and news items

Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help lower blood pressure in young, healthy adults

Industry news  •  14 November 2016  •  American Heart Association

Healthy young people may be able to help prevent the onset of high blood pressure by eating diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids…

In defence of sweeteners: The answer to a global sugar-intake pandemic?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 November 2016  •  Iqra Yasmin and Wahab Ali Khan, National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Low-calorie sweeteners have been in use for an extensive period of time, are considered safe and can be used in various different ways. We hear the thoughts of two researchers from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad…

Are dairy fats beneficial for good health?

Industry news  •  8 November 2016  •  New Food

Fats are actually beneficial for people’s health, and dairy fats have an important role to play say experts at Fonterra…

The deception behind food packaging

Industry news  •  7 November 2016  •  New Food

A team of researchers from Kiel University have found that food contained in light-coloured packaging is thought to appear to be healthier to consumers…

PepsiCo talks sugar, sustainability and a responsible approach to development

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  1 November 2016  •  Roy Manuell

New Food speaks exclusively to PepsiCo on what it is doing to ensure the health and sustainability go hand in hand with its products…

Truly gluten free sauces – Gail Brown, Director of Thornleys

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  26 October 2016  •  Gail Brown, Director of Thornleys

Gail Brown, Director of Thornleys Natural Foods Limited discusses her experience with Coeliac disease, the inspiration behind the company…

Hard to beet: Tetra Pak talk us through the unstoppable 100% juice trend

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  25 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Exclusive with Tetra Pak about the latest juice trends, issues and how the industry might shift in light of the great sugar intake debate…

Preventing child obesity in the next generation must start before conception

Industry news  •  14 October 2016  •  University of Southampton

The key to preventing obesity in future generations is to make their parents healthier before they conceive, leading health researchers suggest…

Nutritional properties of seaweeds

Issue 5 2016  •  14 October 2016  •  Lynn Cornish, Seed Stock Manager, Acadian Seaplants Limited

Lynn Cornish, Seed Stock Manager, Acadian Seaplants Limited describes the nutritional properties of seaweeds and the various ways in which they might benefit us…

The meat paradox – a psychological approach to meat consumption

Industry news, News, Z Homepage Promo  •  12 October 2016  •  University of Oslo

A study conducted by the University of Oslo has found that there is more than meets the eye when we consume meat…

Is milk the ultimate sports drink?

Industry news  •  11 October 2016  •  New Food

The benefits of drinking milk as part of a healthy diet have been well documented, but what is less well known is its effectiveness as a sports drink…

China to top child obesity table by 2025

Featured news, Industry news  •  10 October 2016  •  New Food

According to a report published by the World Obesity Federation, China might have as many as almost 50 million overweight children (5-18 years) by 2025…

Edible seaweed: A closer look…

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food takes a closer look at the health benefits of edible seaweed with a cool, new infographic. Rich in protein, fibre and crucially iodine, there seem to be many reasons why you should try edible seaweed…

Capaste, an ambassador for Paraguay’s stevia industry joins International Stevia Council

Industry news  •  5 October 2016  •  New Food

The Paraguayan Stevia Chamber (Capaste) joins the International Stevia Council (ISC) as a member…

Milk intake is objectively not linked to increased cardiovascular risk

Industry news  •  30 September 2016  •  Asociación RUVID

Researchers in Valencia participated in a study that has debunked the association between milk and dairy products and increased cardiovascular risk…

 

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