ZMC-Farbest team up to extend beta-carotene distribution
ZMC-USA and ZMC China have formed a strategic partnership with Farbest Brands to market ZMC’s line of high-quality beta carotene products in the US.
Chewing almonds may boost satiety
Thorough chewing of almonds may increase the absorption of unsaturated fat and suppress hunger for longer, according to findings from Purdue University.
Folic acid may boost baby’s heart health: Study
Increased intakes of folic acid by mandatory fortification of grain products to reduce neural tube defects may also reduce a baby’s risk of severe congenital heart defects, says a new study.
US obesity due to more calories, not less exercise: Study
Increased calorie intake – rather than lack of exercise – is nearly exclusively responsible for the obesity epidemic in the US, according to a new study presented at the European Congress on Obesity on Friday.
Acrylamide has no link to brain cancer risk: Study
Dietary intakes of acrylamide are not related to increased risks of brain cancer, says a new study from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.
Dried plums for healthy, satiating snack: Study
Snacking on dried plums could be more effective as an appetite suppressant than a low-fat snack, say researchers.
Price gap a threat to Chicago's wheat futures market: Study
The wheat futures market, used by wheat farmers and processors to manage price risk, could lose its relevance unless efforts are made by the Chicago Board of Trade to bridge the wide gap between futures and cash prices, finds a new study.
Dietary acrylamide not linked to lung cancer risk: Study
Dietary intakes of acrylamide are not related to increased risks of lung cancer, says a new study from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.
Two bowls of Cheerios a day cut cholesterol levels: Study
Boosting the heart healthy claims of breakfast cereal Cheerios, US researchers suggest this oat ingredient based product could reduce cholesterol levels by as much as 10 per cent in a month.
Vitamin B3 may reduce acrylamide formation: Study
Vitamin B3 may inhibit the formation of acrylamide in French fries by over 50 per cent, according to a new study from China.
Using antioxidant assays like ORAC and DPPH to predict a food’s antioxidant activity is not accurate, suggests research that has implications for claims on complex foods.
Oat and quinoa possible semolina replacers in pasta
Formulating pasta with oats or quinoa may offer pasta manufacturers alternatives to traditional semolina, and open up opportunities in the gluten-free market, says new research from Italy.
Nestle's shredded wheat for weight-loss: Study
Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals could potentially compete for a slice of the £850m slimming industry with fresh research from the UK suggesting when eaten as a meal substitute, cereals could play a role in weight-loss.
Folic acid and colorectal cancer: Chilean study adds to concerns
Rates of colorectal cancer may have increased in Chile since introduction of mandatory folic acid fortification, says a new study.
Study supports potential of inulin for fibre boost in bread
Replacing 5 per cent of the flour in bread with inulin could boost the nutritional content of white bread without detrimental effects on the sensorial profile, says a new study.