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Proposal for new compulsory labelling system in Europe

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has called for the creation of a European compulsory colour-coded labelling system with the aim of promoting good eating habits from childhood.The proposal is part of a wide range of recommendations contained in the Opinion entitled "Local and regional incentives to.....

BEHR AG is committed to healthy nutrition and exercise

BEHR AG, with its production facilities, BEHR Vegetable Gardens, Vegetable Garden Büttelborn and BioBehr, is this year again committed to the topic of healthy nutrition and exercise for preschool children this year.Diet and exercise are two very important cornerstones for a healthy lifestyle and can not be.....

The history of Quick bottled juices

If kids do not eat fruit, we will try to make them drink fruit juices

"We believe that scientific research is always rewarding, and on this journey we have discovered that, when fruit is transformed into juice by using the High Pressure Processing (HPP) method, it does not undergo any variations in the content of bioactive compounds compared to products which are pasteurized at.....

Fried potatoes are a higher health risk

It has been long known French Fries are not great for your health, but now a study has linked eating fried potatoes at least twice a week leads to increased health risks. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, looked at potato consumption in 4,400 people between ages 45 and 79 over.....

Polish football fans advised to eat strawberries and cherries instead of junk food

Dr Lucyna Pachocka, head of the National Nutrition Centre at the Food and Nutrition Institute, is recommending Polish football fans to sit down in front of the TV with Polish strawberries or cherries, instead of unhealthy snacks.During the World Cup, millions of Poles will sit in front of their TV sets to.....

Nutritional supplement combo from Waterford lab

Irish scientists claim to be able to slow Alzheimer's disease

A research team, based in Waterford, claims it has identified a unique combination of nutrients that will slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease. After an 18-month study examining the effects of nutritional compounds found in foods such as trout, broccoli and peppers on people with Alzheimer’s, the team from.....

Curtin University research

Fruit and vegetables linked to changes in skin colour

Skin colour in young Caucasian men is strongly linked to high levels of fruit and vegetable consumption, new research by Curtin University has found. The research, published in the Journal of Nutrition and Intermediary Metabolism, suggests that skin colour can be a clear indicator of whether a person has a.....

The Indian gooseberry

India: Beauty benefits of Amla

While many people know the health benefits of amla (Indian gooseberry) juice, not many are aware of its use in beauty treatments. This fruit abundantly available in India, helps to tone and tighten your skin, make your hair shiny and dandruff- free. Here is how this versatile fruit can helps you to remain.....

Brazil: Sharp increase in obesity

Obesity affects 18.9 percent of Brazilians living in cities. Some 54 percent of this population is overweight. These figures were published by the Brazilian Health Ministry this Monday. According to Vigitel, an organisation that investigates health risk factors and chronic diseases nationwide, obesity.....

US nutritionist claims positive effects

Fibromyalgia: Reducing symptoms by eating asparagus

An American clinical health nutritionist has claimed that adding vegetables like asparagus to your diet can reduce fibromyalgia symptoms. Dr. Josh Axe claims sufferers should try “melatonin-rich foods” as this will “help them sleep”. On his website, Axe continued : “As sleep disorders are common among.....

Integrated strategies for nematode control in Sicily

Many diseases develop in summer and Sicily, despite its high temperatures, is not immune. Nematodes are among the pests that cause the most considerable damage.Root-knot nematodes(Meloidogyne spp.) (Fig. 1) may even cause the total loss of crops. This happens because temperatures in Sicily are mild even in the.....