THE increased demand for health foods – everything from vegan to gluten-free, low-carb and vitamin enhanced meals and beverages – shows no sign of slowing. With this increased dedication to healthy...

EFSA to assess and regulate food enzymes used in processes like alcohol distillation The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has completed the first safety assessment of a food enzyme as part of a plan...

Some yoghurts and cheeses may reduce risk of diabetes by one-third Higher consumption of yoghurt, compared with no consumption, may reduce the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes by 28 per cent, according...

Dietary fibre, such as that found in vegetables, may help asthma sufferers The ‘Western’ diet may have more to do with the asthma epidemic than has been assumed so far because developing asthma is...

Regular consumption through yoghurt of beneficial bacteria, known as probiotics, alters brain function, according to an early proof-of-concept study from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). The...