food sciences

Some probiotics better in surviving, promoting health


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Probiotics are bugs known to promote health, but only some are able to survive the harsh environment of the human digestive tract.For instance, the lactobacilli strains ... Read more...

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Reducing salt in crisps, yet keeping it tasty


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Food scientists have found a way of reducing salt content in crisps without compromising taste. Ian Fisk, lecturer of food sciences at the University of Nottingham, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin boffin finds 54 beneficial compounds in pure maple syrup


March 31st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist has discovered 34 new beneficial compounds in pure maple syrup and confirmed that 20 compounds discovered last year in preliminary research play a key role ... Read more...

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How to increase the life of your Christmas tree


December 7th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Researchers have discovered what causes Christmas tree needles to drop off, and how to double the lifespan of Christmas trees in homes.Universite Laval researchers in collaboration with Nova ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays changing NIFTEM legal status


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the proposal of the Food Processing Industries Ministry for changing the legal status of National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and ... Read more...

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Chewing gum lowers calorie intake


October 28th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 28 (IANS) Chewing sugar-free gum helps cut down calorie intake at lunch and boosts energy expenditure among individuals, a study says. The study was led by Kathleen J. Melanson, associate ... Read more...

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Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake


October 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake and increase energy expenditure, a nutrition professor at the University of Rhode Island has said.To reach the conclusion, Kathleen Melanson, URI ... Read more...

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Raw tomatoes may not be as healthy as you think


April 20th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Tomatoes eaten raw might not be so healthy, says a new study, because our digestive tract can only process a tiny amount of lycopene, an antioxidant found abundantly ... Read more...

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Coffee roasted with sugar has higher antioxidant activity than natural roast


March 7th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 7 (ANI): A University of Navarra biologist has cited that Torrefacto-roasted coffee, where coffee beans are roasted with sugar, has higher antioxidant properties than natural roast.Isabel Lopez Galilea, the ... Read more...

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