Scientists have identified that a hormone is responsible for
people's fondness for food, findings that could lead to a better
understanding of overeating and ultimately contribute to the
prevention of obesity.
Choline, a nutrient found in meat, eggs and dairy products, has
been linked to a possible increase in the risk of colorectal cancer
in women, reveals a study published in the Journal of the
National Cancer Institute.
Consuming a Mediterranean-style diet, rich in fruit, vegetables and
fish, may reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
(CVD) by 30 per cent, says Australia's largest study of eating
With the market for gluten-free products growing rapidly around the
world, many opportunities are opening for industry, but work still
needs to be done on taste and texture, experts told attendees at
IFT Food Expo.
Tocotrienols, the other form of vitamin E long in the shadow of
tocopherols, offer interesting opportunities for industry thanks to
their unique properties, scientists from Ohio State told IFT