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Gene the answer to common mould

An insidious fuzzy grey mould that often coats refrigerated strawberries and many other plants during growing and storage could be prevented by a gene identified...

Low-carbs to fight prostate cancer?

A low-carbohydrate diet may be more effective than reducing fat intake for prevention of prostate cancer, suggests a laboratory study by researchers in the US....

ODS presents best of 2002 supplement research

The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a fourth issue of the Annual Bibliography of Significant Advances...

Mother's calcium intake may reduce offspring's blood pressure

Pregnant women who take calcium supplements could have a significant effect on their offspring's blood pressure, suggests a new study. Researchers investigating the effects of...

Biotech venture to build on food ingredients

ADM is taking on the contract services of a fermentation improvement technology company to work on 'opportunities and efficiencies' in the food ingredients arena. Bio-Technical...

Cerestar ups low-cal sugar alcohol production

The market for sugar-free confectionery can only gain pace, keeping in step with an increased consumer demand for 'guilt-free' products spurred on by burgeoning rates...

Cancer experts look to diet for prevention

Cancer experts meeting in the US this week are expected to highlight a number of new studies connecting diet to prevention of cancers. More than...

Adaptive mutation common in E.coli

The quickening of genetic mutation rates in bacteria may not only happen when the microorganisms find themselves in strange and stressful circumstances. A new study...

New year's gift for flu sufferers?

A microalgae-derived supplement, which could help boost the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine, may be released onto the market as early as the beginning of...

Trying times for Karlshamns, 2004 brighter?

Swedish oils and fats company sees profit slip as the weight of tighter margins, increased competition and a strong Swedish kroner bears down. Profit for...

Folic acid may fight some of alcohol's damage

Women who drink regularly may need to increase their folate intake to prevent a raised risk of chronic disease, report researchers in a new study....

IFF: new wins plug the downwards trend

New flavour wins in Latin America went some way to offsetting weaker customer demand acutely felt in the US, but top line performance for the...

GMA puts weight behind obesity fight

The world's largest association of food, beverage and consumer product companies, the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA), yesterday highlighted three new initiatives to support national...

Expansion for textured wheat proteins

Growth is ahead of schedule for wheat-based ingredients supplier MGP Ingredients with the Kansas-based company moving expansion of its textured wheat proteins to phase two...

Diabetes risk revised upwards

The number of adults who have pre-diabetes, a condition that can lead to type 2 diabetes, is expected to rise by roughly 20 per cent...

Soy isoflavones may protect bones in older women

Soy isoflavones could help women with low bone mineral content prevent hip fractures in postmenopause years, suggest Chinese researchers in this month's Journal of Clinical...

Lycopene may help recovery from prostate surgery

The tomato-derived antioxidant lycopene could help the recovery of patients who have been treated for advanced prostate cancer, say researchers reporting on a small trial....

Soy protein may protect against diabetes damage

Soy protein, widely consumed as a meat alternative or in sports nutrition products, could help diabetes patients protect their hearts and kidneys from damage caused...

Japanese diet offers promise for Western women

Women could significantly reduce menopause symptoms within 12 weeks by changing to a Japanese diet and exercise plan, suggests a new study. Previous research has...

The fat get fatter, new study

The problem of overweight in the American population may be even greater than previously suspected. A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine reveals...

Heinz to promote lycopene benefits

Making the most of the latest research on lycopene, H.J. Heinz is to discuss the health benefits of the tomato-derived nutrient at this month's American...

Smucker in a jam?

Labelling issues have come to the fore for US jam maker JM Smucker with a Californian woman suing the company over 'Simply 100 Per Cent...

Starch rises hit the market

The pressure of rising raw material prices continues to challenge ingredients companies with Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) subsidiary National Starch this week announcing a hike...

Chromium picolinate may provide relief for PCOS sufferers

Daily supplementation with 1,000 mcg of chromium could present a new nutritional therapy option for polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), according to results of a new...

Mixed results fuel GM Nation? debate

This week findings from the long-awaited and widest ever study in the UK on the impact of GM crops were made known. The focus may...

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