The Puritans described its rich ingredients as "unfit for
God-fearing people". The Quakers referred to it as "the invention
of the scarlet whore of Babylon ". Who would have thought that the
humble Christmas pudding...
Insoluble fiber, from wholegrains, is currently enjoying more
attention from consumers and the food industry than soluble fiber,
but interest in the soluble variety is rising fast, according to
Frost and Sullivan.
Mangosteen, a little-known fruit from southeast Asia, ranks amongst
the antioxidant-rich 'superfruits' that have attracted increasing
interest from industry and consumers this year, and awareness looks
set to grow in the...
The number of food insecure households in the United States rose in
2004 for the fifth year in a row, from 11.2 percent of the
population in 2003 to 11.9 percent, meaning that even more people
may be at risk from poor nutrition.
Chocoholics rejoice: 2005 was the year it became clear chocolate
really is good for you. But before Christmas ushers in a race to
cram the candy, reflect a moment on where the benefits truly lie,
and where they don't.