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.
Mice fed omega-3s had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega-6 fatty acids, Duke University researchers say.
Scientists have called new discoveries from leading Japanese dairy product company Morinaga Milk Industry on popular probiotic genus bifidobacteria, “an interesting first step”.
The British Cheese Board has unveiled a study it claims debunks the age-old myth that eating cheese before bed gives people nightmares.
Bürkert FloWave, which measures the flow of a liquid in a pipe, is being tested in the dairy industry and has requests from a chocolate manufacturer.
Fresh scientific findings on the structure of milk during digestion could lead to the development of more advanced weight loss drinks, formula for premature babies, and a new form of...
Mead Johnson Nutrition has awarded the University of Illinois' Department of Animal Sciences a grant of nearly $1m to further its understanding of how nutrition affects brain development in piglets....
Mediterranean dairy producers are being encouraged to combine their traditional skills with an entrepreneurial spirit to meet demand for the region’s products.