- Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017 04:15
A new study indicates that Korean teenagers who regularly consume energy drinks are at “great risk” of mental health problems, particularly when consumed in combination with junk food, researchers claim.
- Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017 04:12
It’s no secret that the world has been consistently getting more and more fat over the years. In nearly every country obesity rates are on the rise and millions of people are dying from obesity-related issues every year.
- Published: Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:22
Ready-to-eat therapeutic foods designed to boost the nutritional status of people with HIV in Thailand should contain clear health claims, be manufactured in a soft, or liquid form, and be easy to carry, a study conducted by the World Food Programme has reported.
- Published: Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:20
While long treasured for its medicinal properties in Asia, a new Taiwanese review has drawn attention to four species of the fungi Cordyceps, highlighting the mushrooms’ potential as a functional food targeting metabolic, liver, sexual, and bone/joint disorders.
- Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 03:14
Reports from Japan suggest officials are weighing up imposing stricter rules for the mandatory labelling of food items containing genetically modified foods.
Probiotics and Alzheimer’s: Personalised nutrition tipped to become crucial area of treatment research
- Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 03:11
Modulation of gut microbiota through personalised diet or probiotic intervention will increasingly become a key focus for treating brain disorders including Alzheimer’s Disease, Chinese academics have concluded in a new review.
- Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:15
ALBA: The US$44bil palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the maker of Nutella.
- Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:12
The US Grains Council (USGC) is ramping up international sales expansion efforts for US generated dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) after a slowdown in Chinese sales due to a trade dispute.
Aquatic plant potential: Why duckweed could become a source of protein and omega-3 beyond South East Asia
- Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 07:35
Duckweed has long been consumed as an inexpensive protein and source of omega-3 in three South East Asia countries, but now researchers are questioning if it has the potential to be adopted by south Asian and even Western consumers too.
- Published: Wednesday, 04 January 2017 07:52
In the last few years, dozens of edible insect start-ups have popped up in western countries to supply a new wave of interest in bugs as food. This market is now in need of regulation, promotion and support.
- Published: Wednesday, 04 January 2017 07:47
Researchers at Oregon State have patented a new strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon when it's cooked. The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, has twice the nutritional value of kale and grows quickly.
- Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016 03:49
Robin Food app connects supermarkets with non-governmental and charitable organisations to help reduce food wastage and feed the hungry.
- Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016 03:43
A research report has slammed India’s biggest food and beverage manufacturers for not fighting hard enough to combat over- and undernutrition.
- Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016 03:41
Thailand could be one of the world’s five biggest food exporters in the next 20 years—a significant jump for a country that is currently in 13th place in terms of export value.
- Published: Wednesday, 21 December 2016 03:23
Texturants are becoming increasingly used in food and beverage applications as they can improve product mouthfeel and texture. What are texturants, and how can manufacturers benefit from their use?