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Food demand growing

Food demand growing

As food makers in the developed world face ongoing collisions with
consumer groups over their choice of certain food ingredients and
additives - notably salt and potentially GM ingredients - a new
study from the US finds that undernutrition...

Powerhouse carotenoids

Powerhouse carotenoids

Further evidence to support the inclusion of carotenoids in food
formulations comes from the US with a new study showing that high
blood levels of carotenoids, a family of disease-beating
antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables,...

Oats have anti-adhesive power

Oats have anti-adhesive power

Antioxidants found in oats can significantly reduce blood
cholesterol levels by suppressing the adhesive molecules which make
blood cells stick to artery walls, report scientists from the US
this week - evidence of the cholesterol-busting...

Figs fight food bugs

Figs fight food bugs

More research this week from the meeting of the American Society
for Microbiology suggests that figs and fig extracts could be used
to inhibit the survival and growth of harmful microbes in food.

Omega-3 influence on epilepsy

Omega-3 influence on epilepsy

Omega-3 fatty acids have been associated with numerous health
benefits, from brain development and preventing memory loss to
suppressing tumours and cutting heart disease. But according to new
findings in the US, one particular fatty...

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