VTT technologies is working on developing a way to add more protein to the likes of meatballs and falafels from mealworms and crickets. There has been a push to get the public to embrace the notion of insects for foods and maybe for very good reasons.
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Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?
Being healthy and getting your daily required amounts of nutrients aren't just for health enthusiasts and people who want to live longer and be disease-free. Making sure you're keeping your nutrition intake optimal also makes you a more successful businessman.
Do you take in enough magnesium? If not, you should - it may help protect you from certain common diseases.
Researchers have found Guillain-Barre Syndrome is caused by a bacterium which is found in undercooked chicken.
Researchers have found that there is more protein and iron in dry beans that cook quickly than in the varieties that cook slower.
Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.
Food fortified with folic acid has been found to be associated with lower rates of congenital heart defects, according to new research which has been published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in the US. Lower your risk today with this easy and tasty diet change.
Most people don’t know jack about jackfruit, but you may want to listen up because it’s quickly becoming known as a low calorie meat alternative for vegetarians and nonvegetarians alike. How can a fruit be considered an alternative for meat?
Are you eating more nuts and seeds lately for heart health? Then you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that certain nuts are also good for your digestive health as well and may protect your colon from health problems.
According to the Mayo Clinic, functional foods are foods that have potentially positive effects on health beyond basic nutrition.
Bacon and bacon flavor are hugely popular, yet some people avoid it or severely limit how much they eat for health and other reasons. Good news is that soon, everyone who loves the taste of bacon may be able to satisfy their craving with cooked seaweed rather than a pig.
Researchers have shown for the first time how fructose affects our brain in ways that could be contributing to diabetes, obesity and more.
Food scientists are taking aim at America's addiction to salt and fried food. University of Illinois have found a way to reduce salt in foods without affecting our taste buds. They've also found a way to manipulate food to take up less oil during the frying process. With meticulous engineering the researchers have also found a way to make foods taste saltier without the salt.
Omega-3 fatty acids are important for a number of functions in the body, including brain function. A new study links increased intake of fatty-acid supplements with improvements to problem behaviors found in children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder.
One in 10 American adults - more than 20 million of us - have some level of chronic kidney disease. It is becoming more common, especially among those over the age of 60. You may not think about keeping your kidneys healthy, but you should. And improving your diet is the perfect place to start.
Did you eat your greens today? Green plant membranes found in foods such as spinach, kale, watercress, parsley, lettuce and broccoli sprouts have been found to actually help curb your appetite leading to healthy weight loss.