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Avoid Ingredient-Based Food Fear By Increasing Familiarity
2014-06-25 03:40:53

[ Watch The Video: Food Fears: Increasing Familiarity Is The Best Way To Avoid Ingredient-Based Food Fear ] By Brian Wansink, Cornell University Daily headlines on internet pages and blogs claim: “New ingredient X is harmful to your health.” Such warnings can scare people into avoiding these ingredients without actually knowing the facts, leading some people to have food fears about ingredients such as sugar, fat, sodium, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), mono sodium glutamate...

2014-06-25 12:31:55

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Date labeling variations on food products contribute to confusion and misunderstanding in the marketplace regarding how the dates on labels relate to food quality and safety, according to a scientific review paper in the July issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. This confusion and misunderstanding along with different regulatory date labeling frameworks, may detract from limited regulatory resources, cause...

2014-06-25 08:30:04

ATLIT, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, Soccer Fans Can Enjoy Salted Nuts without Guilt New market research conducted by TNS for the Israel Society of Hypertension shows that 62% of consumers who watch TV eat savory snacks, while 50% eat a variety of salted nuts. During football games like world soccer championship, sodium consumption typically increases dramatically. Salt of the Earth created a low-sodium salt designed to reduce sodium up to...

Consumers Want Less Sugar And Salt, Worry Less About Fat
2014-06-25 06:29:25

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Earlier this month, redOrbit reported about how food marketers were pulling some interesting tricks out of their bag to convince the casual consumer that a patently unhealthy item might actually be considered a healthful option. Many consumers, however, don't need to be told that slapping the word 'antioxidant' on a bottle of Cherry 7-Up doesn't make it a better drink option than, say, water or natural fruit or vegetable juice. Despite...

2014-06-23 23:08:37

Market Size - $564.5 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8.2%, Market Trends –Increasing demand in Europe to stimulate growth New Report By Grand View Research. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/phytosterols-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The global market for phytosterols is expected to reach USD 989.8 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Phytosterols are widely used as additives in...

2014-06-20 23:06:30

Leading nutraceutical distribution company expands product portfolio to include the world’s first IP-Protected, branded, and “nature identical” source of theacrine. CARLSBAD, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Compound Solutions, Inc (CSI), the trusted company behind the most recognized patented sports nutrition ingredient of the past decade, CarnoSyn®, announces a global, exclusive license to distribute another breakthrough with TeaCrine™--a groundbreaking compound poised to shake up...

2014-06-20 08:42:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The fastest growing allergy in the world right now is to peanuts. Reactions run the gamut from a slightly swollen tongue to severe, and potentially fatal anaphylaxis. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) says that allergy to peanuts is on the rise in children, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that nearly 4 million Americans have the allergy. There may be an answer on the horizon, however....

2014-06-20 08:24:36

Novus's Commitment to Quality and Scientific Excellence is the Key to its Success and Longevity ST. LOUIS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus International is proud to observe the 10(th) year of its highly-effective chelated trace mineral product, MINTREX®. Novus's leadership position in the trace minerals market has been propelled by nutritionists' and producers' trust in the MINTREX molecule for the past decade. The MINTREX molecule truly embodies Novus's commitment to...

2014-06-19 23:07:57

A new and highly effective allergy medication is expected to hit the drug market in the near future. The medication is currently under development by doctor and medical researcher in Stavropol Albert Bolatchiev in the Russian federation Stavropol, Russia (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A new and highly effective allergy medication is expected to hit the drug market in the near future. The medication is currently under development by doctor and medical researcher in Stavropol Albert Bolatchiev in...

2014-06-19 23:04:44

Company’s all natural, patent pending process produces high protein, water soluble, nutritionally rich food ingredient from defatted rice bran. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Nutraceutical Innovations, Inc. announced today that it has perfected a safe, natural process to release the enormous nutritive potential of rice bran. Rice bran is extraordinarily nutrient dense with multi-health benefits, but in its non-processed state, humans cannot easily digest the bran layer....

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2010-09-29 17:09:53

Pasteurization, used to slow microbial growth in food, is a process of heating food or liquid to a specific temperature for a definite length of time and then cooling immediately. Louis Pasteur was the creator of the process and completed his first test with Claude Bernard in April 20, 1864. The process was conceived as a way to prevent wine and beer from souring. Mostly, commercial-scale sterilization of food is uncommon due to its poor affects on taste and quality of product. Most dairy...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'