The American Heart Association (AHA) has revised its Heart Check Food Certification Program to allow the certification of more foods with healthier monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, such as fish and nuts, the association has said.
The fact that most Americans still don’t know how much sodium they should eat, are unaware of how much they actually eat, or simply aren’t bothered either way, suggests communication strategies need an overhaul if the sodium reduction message is to get...
Surprising numbers of Americans feel satisfied that they are already doing everything they can to eat a healthy diet, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, according to the results of two consumer surveys unveiled at the American Dietetic Association...
Cynics said they would never catch on. Who would cough up $2.99 for a mouthful of caffeine, taurine and vitamins when you can enjoy a coffee and a snack - or a whole can of your favourite energy drink - for the same price?
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified trans fats and salt intake amongst its list of low-cost interventions to counter the rise of diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes and lung disease.
A new complex of gamma-cyclodextrin and natamycin – a well-established anti-fungal food ingredient – may offer more cost-effective and process-friendly options for bakery and beverage products, according to Danisco USA.
The flavors of traditional Northern European cuisines are gaining influence in America, according to a new report from the Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and market research organization Packaged Facts.
Stevia supplier PureCircle has introduced a new stevia-derived sweetener, which it claims has fewer of the taste problems previously associated with stevia, allowing deeper calorie reductions in a wide range of products.