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In the works: A food additive to quell hunger


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new 'anti-hunger' powder that dieters can just mix into curds or smoothies for freedom from the pangs of hunger.The new ingredient is ... Read more...

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China arrests over 900 in tainted pork crackdown


August 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 989 people have been arrested over the last six months as part of a national crackdown on the manufacture and sale of an illegal ... Read more...

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China sets limit on melamine in baby food


April 21st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Infant food products, in which the quantity of melamine is higher than one milligram per kilogram of food, will be prohibited from sale in China, according ... Read more...

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Now chilli chocolates to help burn calories


March 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) It sounds just too good to be true - cakes and chocolate bars that help you burn off calories, courtesy a tasteless extract from chilli peppers. ... Read more...

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Low fat food ‘isn’t healthy if it’s high in sugar’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found that a diet high in sugar can cause health damage even when a person is not overweight.Signs of impaired heart functioning were seen ... Read more...

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FDA issues warning letters to four producers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages


November 18th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday issued warning letters to four companies that produce caffeinated alcoholic beverages as caffeine is an unsafe food additive.FDA ... Read more...

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Early maturity linked to pesticides, say experts


August 18th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Chinese experts have claimed that early maturity in children is linked to pesticides even as parents across the country are concerned over milk powder produced by a Chinese ... Read more...

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Food additive might help cut down disease risk


July 31st, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Scientists have identified a substance in the liver that helps process fat and glucose and may help cut down risk for diabetes, hypertension or cardiac disease. It is ... Read more...

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Common food additive may one day help control diabetes, hypertension


July 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A food additive commonly used in margarine, mayonnaise, chocolates and baked goods might one day help control diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk, say researchers.Scientists at Washington University ... Read more...

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Jelly thickener may help grow artificial muscles in future


July 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): In a novel study, Australian researchers are using food thickener used in yoghurts and jellies to develop artificial muscle.Nanotechnology graduate Cameron Ferris, and supervisor Dr. Marc in ... Read more...

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Garden pea could help tackle high blood pressure, kidney disease


March 23rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Proteins present in the common garden pea look promising as a natural food additive or dietary supplement to fend off high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease (CKD). ... Read more...

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Proteins found in garden pea may help fight high BP, kidney disease


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Researchers in Canada have found that proteins from a common garden pea could be used as a food additive or new dietary supplement to fight high blood ... Read more...

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Common food additive may increase cancer risk


December 29th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): A diet high in inorganic phosphates, which are found in a variety of processed foodsincluding meats, cheeses, beverages, and bakery productscan increase the risk and spread of ... Read more...

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Food addictive can boost plastics self-healing property


October 16th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Researchers from University of Illinois have discovered that adding a dash of food addictive to damaged polymers can help restore them to full strength.The novel self-healing process, ... Read more...

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