journal of food science

Coriander-fortified bread is long-lasting and nutritious: Kolkata research


July 19th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The common breakfast bread has been elevated to a nutrient-packed wheat product by scientists at Jadavpur University, who decided to go green and fortify it with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Irish beer Guinness does not travel well: Study


March 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that famous Irish beer Guinness does not travel well, as it loses most of its appearance, flavour and aftertaste after being exported to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eating orange is better than popping vitamin pills


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating an orange is much better for one's health than simply taking vitamin C pills. A host of antioxidants in orange work together to retard ageing and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Why a whole orange is better for you


December 21st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers at the Brigham Young University are squeezing all the healthy compounds out of oranges to find the right mixture responsible for their age-old health benefits.The popular ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soy snacks for malnourished Indian kids


October 20th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Scientists have developed a tastier soy snack to tempt malnourished Indian school kids into eating the low cost vegetable protein. They have also joined hands with an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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 |

Lot of fish good for baby’s brain development


August 25th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Your toddler needs lot of fish for brain and nerve development. "First, babies need a lot of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish for brain, nerve, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coming soon: vegetarian chicken that tastes just like chicken!


June 8th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Missouri may have finally cracked the code to realistic tasting fake chicken with the first soy product.Lots of meat substitutes are on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Onion natural alternative to artificial preservatives


April 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Some components of the onion have antioxidant and anti-microbial properties, making it possible to use it to preserve food, says a new study. "The antioxidant and anti-microbial properties ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coloured chickpeas have more antioxidants than regular cream ones


February 20th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 20 (ANI): Coloured chickpeas contain a significantly higher number of antioxidant qualities than the regular cream and beige ones, says a study.Researchers from the Volcani Center in Israel examined 17 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Addition of rosemary to beef reduces cancer-causing agents


February 17th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Adding a rosemary extract to ground beef decreases cancer-causing agents that can form upon cooking, say scientists.The finding has been published in the Journal of Food Science.Heterocyclic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soy substitute for chicken soon


February 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Vegetarians may soon be able to get a taste of chicken. Scientists are in the process of creating a low-cost soy substitute for chicken. Fu-Hung Hsieh, Missouri University (MU) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Low-cost soy chicken offers numerous health benefits


February 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): University of Missouri scientists have developed a soy substitute for chicken which is much like the real thing and also has health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and maintaining ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moderate fish consumption ‘cuts heart failure risk’


December 19th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that moderate fish consumption can help preserve heart function in patients who have experienced heart failure.The researchers from University of Athens in Greece ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leafy veggies, colored fruits boost vision


December 18th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Carotenoids, found in green leafy vegetables and colored fruits, boost visual performance and may prevent age-related eye diseases, says a new study.The study has been published in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to increase safety of smoked salmon


October 25th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Smoking salmon at adequately high temperatures is a step in reducing the risk of Listeria monocytogenes in the fish, says a new study.Smoked salmon is produced by salting, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yellow pea flour can help control diabetes


October 25th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that whole yellow pea flour can be used as an ingredient to produce low-glycemic foods that may help people suffering from diabetes.During the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coconut oil extract could save you from food bacteria


September 8th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): An extract from coconut oil, called monolaurin, could be used as a microbial agent in foods, according to a study.Monolaurin has been recognized as safe by the U.S. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oregano, garlic essential oils can be effective barriers against E. coli


September 6th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Essential oils from common spices like oregano, allspice and garlic can act as a natural barrier against bacteria like E-Coli, Salmonella and Listeria, according to a new US ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dried fish can boost taste of low-salt foods


September 6th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): For health conscious people who turn to low-salt foods adding dried bonito flakes made from fish may accentuate the salty taste of products, according to a new study.Low ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asparagus extracts may fight hangover, protect the liver


August 15th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Asparagus extract contains amino acids and minerals, which may ease alcohol hangover and protect liver cells against toxins, according to a study.Asparagus officinalis is a common vegetable that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Black tea can help fight diabetes


August 1st, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Besides boosting the immune system, black tea can be used to control diabetes, according to a new study.The research has been published in the Journal of Food Science, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids fail to tell whole grain from soluble fiber-enriched products during a test


June 28th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): When researchers at California State Polytechnic University-Pomona studied the consumption of whole grains and soluble fiber-enriched burritos and chocolate chip cookies among elementary school aged children in Pomona, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Griddle- and microwave-cooking maintain highest antioxidant levels in vegetables


April 19th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Griddling - cooking on a flat metal surface with no oil - or microwave cooking can help maintain the highest antioxidant levels in vegetables, according to a Spanish ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, gluten-free French bread for celiac disease patients


April 5th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Celiac disease patients, who are asked to stay away from gluten, can supplement the protein in their diet by opting for a new gluten-free bread, which resembles French ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Olive oil loses antioxidants after six months storage


March 22nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study has discovered that if olive oil has been sitting on the shelf for six months, it can lose up to 40 percent of its ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long storage may reduce green teas health benefits


March 21st, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Green teas health benefits, such as fighting bacteria, viruses and cancer, may decrease following long storage of commercial tea brands, say researchers.The healthy teas leaves produce antioxidant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marinating meat before grilling reduces cancer-forming compounds


July 30th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Marinating meat before grilling not only adds flavour but also helps in decreasing the cancer-forming compounds, say researchers.The team from Kansas State University has found that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Acidic beverages dont harm gastrointestinal tracts


July 30th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): Beverages like fruit juices, soft drinks, alcohol, etc., which score high on the acidic content, are not harmful to the upper gastrointestinal tract (GI), says a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Corn-based film could stamp out food-poisoning bacteria


March 30th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
London, March 30 (ANI): A US scientist has used corn residues to develop a novel packaging film that could destroy Listeria monocytogene, a rod-shaped bacterium that causes food poisoning in animals ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Eating fruits may cut risk of Alzheimer’s


February 1st, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Eating fruits is not only good for skin and the digestive system, but it can also protect against Alzheimers disease.A new study has examined the benefits of fruits ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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