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Waiter! This soup is not fly
Black Soldier Fly larvae contains more zinc and iron than lean meat and its calcium content is higher than milk. Less than half a hectare of black soldier fly larvae can produce more protein than cattle grazing on around 1200 hectares, or 52 hectares of soybeans. New research has identified the barriers for introducing fly protein into Western human diets as a sustainable, healthy alternative to both meat and plant proteins. (2020-10-28)

A touch of garlic helps kill contaminants in baby formula
Garlic may be bad for your breath, but it's good for your baby, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. The study, recently published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, is the first to identify two compounds derived from garlic -- diallyl sulfide and ajoene -- that significantly reduce the contamination risk of Cronobacter sakazakii in the production of dry infant formula powder. (2013-11-25)

Keeping soft fruit 'fur-free' for longer
A new way of improving the shelf life of soft fruit like strawberries and raspberries is being pioneered by researchers at the University of Nottingham. Millions of tons of soft fruit go to waste each year through mold developing on the fragile produce which deteriorates rapidly after picking. (2011-03-03)

Food availability a problem in smaller urban cities, a Kansas State University study finds
Michael Miller, doctoral student in sociology at Kansas State University, found food stores are largely unavailable in the most densely populated inner-city, low-income neighborhoods of smaller urban cities. (2016-02-12)

Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition
In a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers from the RAND Corporation report that for people receiving food assistance there are significant links between depression, poor dietary quality, and high body mass index. They suggest that understanding the risk of depression among Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants could be important to understanding the relationship among SNAP participation, diet, and weight. (2015-03-10)

ACAAI 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
ACAAI offers the most up-to-date scientific research on diagnosis and treatment of allergies and asthma. The 2016 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting will present new and important insights into developments in patient care and groundbreaking research. (2016-10-14)

National Jewish Health receives grant to learn how families cope with food allergy
Families with food-allergic children face a life of constant vigilance and the looming fear of life-threatening allergic reactions. This fear can have a huge impact on an entire family's life, from heightened anxiety to severe limits on their daily activities. National Jewish Health researcher Mary Klinnert has received a $450,000 grant from the NIH to study how different families adapt to life with food allergies, and to discover what helps the best-adapted families cope well. (2010-03-08)

Study investigates the complex roads that lead families to food insecurity
Food insecurity creates a host of unhealthy consequences. The roads leading there can be very different. A University of Houston study examined four risk factors for families that can lead to varying degrees of hunger. (2015-02-03)

Wandering albatrosses follow their nose
The first study of how individual wandering albatrosses find food shows that the birds rely heavily on their sense of smell. (2008-03-06)

Young birds less honest when competing against siblings
Chicks that are competing with siblings or whose parents are likely to die or switch partners tend to be less honest when begging for food, research into sibling rivalry in birds by Oxford University scientists has found. (2016-11-07)

Research brief: Stabilizing nations' food production through crop diversity
With increasing demand for food from the planet's growing population and climate change threatening the stability of food systems across the world, University of Minnesota research examined how the diversity of crops at the national level could increase the harvest stability of all crops in a nation. (2019-06-19)

How the urban environment affects the diet of its citizens
In the high-impact journal Appetite the UPV/EHU's Nursing and Health Promotion research group has published a study using photovoice methodology and which qualitatively compares citizens' perceptions about the food environment in three Bilbao neighbourhoods with different socioeconomic levels. The participants in the project, residents in the said neighbourhoods, analysed and explained how the neighbourhoods can affect their diet. (2020-02-24)

Watching your waste
Researchers recently published a study on the subject in the journal Resources, Conservation and Recycling that employed a values-based intervention in an attempt to reduce household food waste in 53 families in the Phoenix area. (2020-10-05)

Brain activity provides evidence for internal 'calorie counter'
As you think about how a food will taste and whether it's nutritious, an internal calorie counter of sorts is also evaluating each food based on its caloric density, according to findings from a new neuroimaging study. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. (2014-10-20)

USDA announces $3 million for colleges serving Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $3 million in available funding to support Alaska Native- and Native Hawaiian-Serving (ANNH) colleges and universities. (2017-01-13)

High dietary antioxidant intake might cut pancreatic cancer risk
Increasing dietary intake of the antioxidant vitamins C, E, and selenium could help cut the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to two thirds, suggests research published online in the journal Gut. (2012-07-23)

Effect of taking smaller bites outweighs tendency to eat more when distracted
Eating while distracted generally makes people eat more without being aware of it, but reducing bite sizes may be able to counter this effect, according to new research published Jan. 23 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Dieuwerke Bolhuis and colleagues from Wageningen University, Netherlands. (2013-01-23)

Celebrity chefs have poor food safety practices, a Kansas State University study finds
Kansas State University food safety experts viewed 100 cooking shows with 24 popular celebrity chefs and found several unclean food preparation behaviors. Kansas State University food safety experts Edgar Chambers IV and Curtis Maughan, along with Tennessee State University's Sandria Godwin, recently published 'Food safety behaviors observed in celebrity chefs across a variety of programs' in the Journal of Public Health. (2016-12-14)

Science predicts more frequent extreme events will shock the global food system
A panel of British and American researchers, speaking at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., will present updated research revealing how extreme events which affect the food system are increasingly likely to occur, resulting in 'food shocks.' (2016-02-12)

The way to a chimpanzee's heart is through its stomach
Chimpanzees who share their food with others have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin in their urine. (2014-01-16)

Did amount of sodium households acquire in packaged food, beverages decrease?
Excessive dietary sodium is a modifiable risk factor for hypertension and cardiovascular disease, and the Institute of Medicine has said it is essential to reduce sodium in packaged foods. Yet, not much is known about whether sodium in packaged foods has changed over the past 15 years. A new article published by JAMA Internal Medicine tries to answer that question. (2017-06-05)

Data analysis in the kitchen
Researchers suggest a new, data-driven hypothesis that may increase our understanding of which flavors work well together, and why. (2017-07-12)

New study reveals that crabs can solve and remember their way around a maze
A new Swansea University study has revealed how common shore crabs can navigate their way around a complex maze and can even remember the route in order to find food. (2019-10-22)

Bird feeding helps females more than males
A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that female birds benefit more from extra food in the winter. If females receive additional food, they do not need to reduce their body temperature as much as they would have otherwise, and the chances of surviving cold nights increase. (2020-06-12)

New study finds access to food stamps reduces visits to the physicians
In a new study, University of Colorado Denver researchers found when people have access to the food stamp program, they are less likely to frequent a physician for medical care. About 44 percent of food stamp recipients in the United States also receive health insurance coverage through the Medicaid program. Since there is a reduction in the need for medical treatment, government health care spending is reduced, and there's an increase in savings for the individuals who pay out of pocket. (2020-07-22)

Study reveals unintended impact of conversation policies
New research involving the University of East Anglia (UEA) shows how conservation polices can avoid having unintended consequences for local ecosystems and people. The research, conducted by scientists at the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions (COS) and University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, with partners in Palau and economists in Italy and the UK, shows that the PNMS policies which restrict industrial offshore fishing could drive up offshore fish prices and, in turn, increase tourists' consumption of reef fish. (2020-11-30)

Monkeys choose variety for variety's sake
Given a choice between spending a token to get their absolute favorite food or spending it to have a choice from a buffet of options, capuchin monkeys will opt for variety. (2010-03-15)

Environmental health risks of livestock farming
Emissions from livestock farms cause asthma and COPD patients living nearby to experience more exacerbations, according to research presented today at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam. Also, chances of contracting Q fever from nearby sheep and goat farms increased with the number of animals rather than with the number of farms, the research found, hinting at higher health risks from (2011-09-27)

McGill scientists find invasive species affect lake ecosystems
McGill University scientists have documented profound changes in lake ecosystems following the introduction of two exotic species, smallmouth bass and rock bass, into Canadian lakes. What's more, these changes may threaten native fish populations, particularly lake trout. (1999-10-07)

Sweet tooth? Flies have it too -- new study shows how they know what to eat and when to stop
In studying the eating behavior of fruit flies, scientists have discovered a set of throat neurons that regulate food intake based on how hungry the flies are and whether they've had enough sugar. A similar neural circuit may exist in vertebrates, like us. (2016-03-31)

Why do birds migrate?
Contrary to the textbooks, birds don't go south just for the tropical fruit and balmy weather. It's an issue of food security, according to new research. (2007-03-01)

Pets on planes
The preferences of pet owners should not replace the well-being of their fellow passengers, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (2010-02-16)

Protein from bacteria alleviates food allergy symptoms
Probiotics may contain the cure for food allergies. (2016-03-15)

Center refutes finding that added sugars displace vitamins and minerals
Added sugars have little or no substantive effect on diet quality, according to a new study by the Center for Food and Nutrition Policy. Released in the October issue of the Journal of Nutrition, the study refutes analyses in the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine draft report on Dietary References Intakes. (2004-10-07)

UC research takes a new approach to identifying 'food deserts'
New research takes a new look at an urban area's access to healthier foods. (2013-02-15)

Oral immunotherapy shows promise as treatment for egg allergy
Giving children and adolescents with egg allergy small but increasing daily doses of egg white powder holds the possibility of developing into a way to enable some of them to eat egg-containing foods without having allergic reactions, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. The study results will appear online in the July 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. (2012-07-18)

Fish-flavored cat food could contribute to feline hyperthyroidism
Over the past three decades, the number of cats diagnosed with hyperthyroidism has increased. According to research reports, many factors such as exposure to flame retardants could be responsible, and now a new study in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology points in another direction. It suggests that fish-flavored cat food could be among the culprits. (2016-01-06)

Michigan State University awarded $4.4 million for food security work in Mali
Michigan State University has been awarded $4.4 million from the US Agency for International Development in Mali to strengthen the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy and its efforts to battle hunger, reduce poverty and improve nutrition through better food policy in Mali. The grant supports USAID's work under Feed the Future, the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative. (2016-03-28)

How people work ... and the fingerprint mystery
Writing in January's Physics World, Dr. Roland Ennos, a biomechanic in the Faculty of Life Sciences at University of Manchester, explains how we need to look beyond obvious answers if we are to understand how our own bodies work. (2010-01-06)

Allergy clinic finds large percentage of anaphylaxis cases from tick bite meat allergy
An increase in the Lone Star tick population since 2006, and the ability to recognize the ticks as the source of 'alpha gal' allergy to red meat has meant significantly more cases of anaphylaxis being properly identified. (2018-07-30)

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