Sugar has been linked to everything from heart disease to obesity and cancers in recent months. But is it as bad as all that? Our free-to-attend debate aims to tackle...
Revoking the GRAS status of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in a bid to crack down on artificial trans fats is like using a sledgehammer to crack a nut, says the...
Replacing modern wheat with Kamut International’s trademarked ancient wheat in the diet may reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), finds research.
Sugar – at least in excess – has been blamed for everything from heart disease to obesity and cancers in recent months. But is it as bad as all that?
A professor of cardiovascular medicine has said industry must get their act together after his UK study found bread and cereal to collectively be the highest contributors to salt consumption...
Fiber-rich almonds and almond skin may selectively boost the populations of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli in the gut, says a new study funded by the Almond Board of California.
The use of edible films could be a new approach to the production of functional cereals and bakery products with added probiotics, according to new research.
Alginates isolated from certain types of seaweed may have potential in weight loss supplements and foods, according to new research.
As Americans continue to trade traditional meals for smaller eating occasions throughout the day, the $7 billion market for US crackers (as of 2013) is benefiting from this shift in...
The fat composition of food not only influences cholesterol levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease but also governs where the fat will be stored in the body, say researchers.
Foods that are rich in advanced glycation end products (AGEs) from high cooking temperatures - including fried and cooked meats - may increase the risk of developing dementia, according to...
Frito-Lay has filed a patent for a pita chip production method that it claims reduces manual handling, wastage and plant footprint.
Understanding how the freezing process impacts wheat gluten proteins rather than whole gluten may enable better preservation of frozen dough, researchers say.
UK scientists have developed a new strain of hemp plants with 'dramatically increased' contents of oleic acid, making it an attractive oil for industrial use.
Hurdles in food safety, taste and consumer acceptance await on the London South Bank University’s quest to join two big food innovations: 3D printing and insect-based ingredients.
KP Snacks has filed a patent on a method to incorporate flavors into the matrix of potato chips, rather than dust onto the surface with oil, enabling fat reduction.
High intakes of salt throughout adolescence may be associated with levels of obesity and inflammation, regardless of calories consumed, say researchers.
University of Adelaide researchers have been using nanotechnology and the fossils of single-celled algae to develop a novel chemical- and resistance-free way of protecting stored grain from insects.
A Frito-Lay leader says that for creative packaging ideas to work, developers must put the consumer first and create packs that “delight” the shoppers they’re targeted at.
Protein-rich red seaweed extract can be used in bread to aid heart health, say researchers.
The fiber and whole grain intakes of many Americans are still falling well short of the recommendations, but food such as ready to eat cereals, yeast bread/rolls, and oatmeal are...
We know that almost a third of the population has a genetic predisposition to celiac disease, in that they have particular versions (DQ2 or DQ8) of a cellular receptor called...
Nestlé has developed a method to manufacture crunchy, extruded purple sweet potato puffs to use in breakfast cereal and cereal bars.
Regular consumption of quinoa appears to be safe for people with celiac disease, according to research published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.
The quality of baked goods made with ancient grains and pseudo-cereals can be improved with better fermentation technologies, say researchers.