All news articles for June 19, 2014

Crew said he was honoured to be appointed vice president of the IFST in its jubilee year

IFST appoints vice president

By Laurence Gibbons

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (ISFT) has appointed Sterling Crew as its new vice president.

Tooth decay is one of the most widespread health problems

Sugar in teeth of fresh controversy

By Rod Addy

Anti-sugar campaigners are targeting the damage it can do to teeth as well as tackling its contribution to obesity in the UK.

European RSPO on palm oil took place in London on June 4

European RSPO 2014

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil in pictures and quotes

By Nicholas Robinson

A heated panel debate over the reality of a consumer industry based on 100% sustainable palm oil broke out at the European Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil held in London last week.

Research is focusing on the transit of different foods through the gut

Latest science to stop overeating

By Michelle Knott

Food scientists are devising new types of foods that help prevent people from overeating, reports Michelle Knott.

Snacking instead of eating larger meals has been linked to liver disease

Frequent eating and snacking bad for liver

By Nicholas Robinson

Eating more often, instead of having fewer larger meals, can increase abdominal fat and raise the risk of getting a fatty liver, new research from The Netherlands shows.

Consumers are tired of taking 25 pills a day, says Jeff Hilton

Consumers call for functional foods over pills

By Nicholas Robinson

Consumers want more foods that provide solutions to their health problems as they become “fatigued” with “popping pills”, a specialist in functional food marketing has claimed.

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