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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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Scientists unravel secret to a long life


July 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Scientists have claimed to develop a technique that they say may lead to a longer life. Unfortunately, the treatment is only fit for pets at the ... Read more...

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Coffee beans roasted till dark brown produces valued antioxidants


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A study by food scientists has found that when coffee is roasted to a dark brown it produces very valuable antioxidants.Researchers at the University of British Columbia have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Friendly bugs to help you shed weight


January 17th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Food scientists have created friendly bugs that can help you shed pounds when added to yogurt. They found they could alter a gut bacteria to produce a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Feeding the birds can delay their chorus at the crack of dawn


January 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the growing phenomenon of feeding wild birds with food such as sunflower seeds and fat balls is altering their behaviour.It has also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Feeding birds impact male mating chances


December 27th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Feeding birds can delay their dawn chorus, says new research, which pointed out that the extra food could have a major impact on male mating chances.Scientists have discovered ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new salmonella test that makes food safer


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Researchers from University of Missouri have developed a new test for salmonella in poultry and eggs that will produce faster and more accurate results than most currently available ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Watermelon effectively lowers BP


October 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A glass of milk takes garlic breath away!


August 31st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): Scientists say the best way to combat garlic's lingering odour is to have a glass of milk.Drinking milk was found to reduce garlic breath when even brushing your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dream discovery: eat ‘healthy’ junk food


August 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Here's hope for all those battling the bulge - and the temptation to eat junk food. Scientists have found a way to make fatty foods like ice cream ... Read more...

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Novel, improved gluten-free foods for celiac disease patients developed


May 6th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A wide range of gluten free cereals has been developed for patients with celiac disease, say researchers.Enzyme technology, bioprocessing as well as high-pressure processing technology have been successfully ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Peppers may help you get rid of love handles


April 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Love to have your food with extra pepper? Well, other than spicing up your taste buds, it will also help you lose those extra inches around the waist.Food ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gallstones play key role in perpetuating typhoid


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new research suggests that typhoid fever bacteria collect on gallstones to perpetuate the disease.People who harbour these bacteria in their gallbladders, even without symptoms, can infect others ... Read more...

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Mangoes may protect against breast, colon cancer


January 12th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Mango lovers have a new reason to savour their favourite fruit - it has been found to protect against colon and breast cancer.Though mango is an ancient fruit ... Read more...

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Don’t allow Bt Brinjal without labelling: CSE


October 15th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's environment and forests ministry should not clear any genetically modified (GM) food crop without strict provisions for labelling, the NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) ... Read more...

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Legumes can be ‘protein powerhouse’ for 800mn malnourished people


September 27th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): Legumes could turn out to be a nutritional powerhouse to help overcome malnutrition among an estimated 800 million undernourished people in the developing world, says a report.Published in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Keeping nutrients in astronauts’ food vital during long space flights


August 16th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 16 (ANI): A new study has determined that keeping nutrients in astronauts' food is vital during long space flights.Maintaining the health of the crew aboard a spacecraft is a critical ... Read more...

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Junk food recipes are engineered to trigger our ‘bliss point’


June 28th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Food scientists combine sugar, fat and salt in ways that make junk foods like burgers, chips, cold drinks and pizzas impossible to resist, says a leading expert who ... Read more...

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Mum sperm whales have babysitters when they go food shopping!


June 14th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Biologists studying sperm whales in the North Atlantic have found that mothers use organised babysitting sessions so they can go hunting for food.Scientists at the University of St ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists claim that Alkaline foods are beneficial


May 27th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
One of the latest updates for the health and fitness conscious people is on the concept of alkaline food. Scientists are now saying that consuming alkaline food is beneficial for our body. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boys more likely than girls to have sweet tooth


May 23rd, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Boys have a sweeter tooth than girls, a new food study has found.In order to recognise how tasty food is, boys on an average need 10 per cent ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology could make better food: scientist


February 15th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 15 (Xinhua) Foods produced by nanotechnology are healthy and absorbed in the human body more efficiently, a Dutch scientist has said."The problem I always face is that people do not ... Read more...

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What gives lip-smacking chips that perfect aroma


February 9th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 9 (ANI): Ever wondered what exactly creates that perfect aroma that sends you drooling while walking past a chip shop? Well, food scientists at Leeds University say that a ... Read more...

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Engineers, food scientists collaborating to cook new gelled rocket fuels


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): Engineers are joining forces with experts from other branches of science to develop a new type of gelled fuel, in the hope that it would improve the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girls have better sense of taste than boys


December 18th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Girls have a better sense of taste than boys, while every third child prefers unsweetened soft drinks.Children and young people love fish and do not think of themselves ... Read more...

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”Girls have better sense of taste than boys”


December 17th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Girls have a far superior sense of taste than boys, according to a new research. The study, conducted by Danish Science Communication, food scientists from The Faculty of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two doner kebabs a week could cause heart attack within 10 years


May 15th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
London, May 15 (ANI): Think twice before having a doner kebab next time, for a new study has revealed that these greasy takeaway meals are so full of fat, eating just ... Read more...

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