Breakfasts rich in protein from dairy, but not soy, could stimulate mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin), which is known to cause muscle cells to increase protein synthesis, says a new...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has delivered a negative opinion on a second dossier suggesting that a link a probiotic cheese can benefit blood pressure.
Probiotics may have beneficial effects on the treatment and prevention of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other related conditions, according to a new review.
An omega-3 enriched diet may improve ejaculate performance in sperm competition, according to research on guppy fish.
US infant formula giant Mead Johnson Nutrition has bolstered its presence in the lucrative Asian market with the opening of a Singaporean research and production site.
Science should look beyond LDL cholesterol and saturated fat, which have dominated cardiovascular research until now, towards other contributing factors and a food-group approach to guidelines, according to one researcher.
Daily consumption of a fermented milk product containing probiotic bacteria and prebiotic fibers may increase the bioavailability of soy isoflavones in women, says a new study from Thailand.
Saturated fatty acids shouldn’t be avoided as they don't cause cardiovascular disease - but 'excess' is the important word, says a human nutrition expert.
A soon-to-be-published UK study has questioned the efficacy of several on-shelf probiotic products after testing eight including giants Yakult and Danone – but the lead author tells us its key...
A high intake of high-fat dairy products such as cream could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a Swedish study suggests.
The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food", research by Fonterra suggests.
The type of food we eat, and not simply how much we eat, could play an important role in the risk of type 2 diabetes by influencing circulating metabolises and...
Danone Nutricia Research and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) have publishing findings they claim show the “beneficial” effect of fermented milk products containing probiotics on gut microbiota....
Quickly digestible milk proteins are better for reducing post-training muscle fatigue than casein and placebo, according to French researchers.
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Common gut bacteria from the class Clostridia could prevent sensitisation to allergens in food, according to new research that may pave the way for probiotic products aimed at battling food allergies and...
Australian researchers have identified a "significant positive association" between A1 beta-casein protein and abdominal pain - a finding that has been unsurprisingly welcomed by the a2 Milk Company.
The University of Sydney will assess the effects of milk protein lactoferrin to meet the iron requirements of pregnant women and mitigate the health problems of their children.
Tesco R&D team has partnered with Google Glass to test an app that orders groceries virtually.
Whey protein drinks may help people with type 2 diabetes control erratic glucose levels, according to research.
British and Finnish scientists have uncovered evidence of milk consumption in Finland as far back as 2500 BC, by analyzing fragments of prehistoric pottery.
A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women. The study reaffirms the safety...
Researchers have developed a real time (rt-) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) protocol for the rapid and reliable identification and quantitative detection of Listeria monocytogenes.
Probiotics research is now entering the Malaysian mainstream, according to two female Universiti Sains Malaysia students who recently received international recognition for their work.
Potential gut health benefits of synbiotics may be limited since only specific combinations enhance probiotic survival and growth, say researchers.