Children’s snacking choices – whether they prefer sweet, fatty or bitter flavours – could be genetically pre-programmed and understanding this could help people make healthier choices, new research suggests.
France Biotech, the French federation of entrepreneurs in life sciences, wants to accelerate innovation in the areas of agronomy, nutrition and health through the formation of a new work commission: the Agro Nutri Santé Commission.
Nutrition industry professionals are increasingly dissatisfied with the European Union’s “unhelpful” regulatory framework, with rules governing health claims flagged as a particularly thorny issue, a new survey reveals.
There may be a causal link between eating highly processed food and cancer risk, and four reasons why this could be, according to the authors of a 105,000-strong French study published in the British Medical Journal.
A study of more than 34,000 people has found that diets high in vegetables are better for the planet than animal-based ones but also flagged that organic production systems have “significant” environmental benefits for plant-based diets.