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Food security is at the centre of many debates and research projects, but access to food and the consumption of safe and nutritious food are important aspects of this challenge. The `grand debate' wi[...]
Over half the European population is now overweight or obese. Despite being high on the policy agenda, obesity rates are still increasing and so are their societal effects. This session aims to build[...]
Why should gluten intolerance condemn people to a lifetime of limited - and often bland - food choices? By using new innovative ingredients and techniques to replicate the taste and texture of gluten[...]
The objective of this group is to update the labelling of selected excipients listed in the Annex of the above mentioned EC guideline, as well as to add new excipients to the list, based on a review [...]
By developing techniques to produce everyday foods that are both affordable and nutritious, EU-funded researchers are showing the path to a future in which everyone - including those at risk of pover[...]
Son yıllarda sebze-meyveye dayalı beslenme daha çok dikkat çekmekte. Araştırmalar böyle bir beslenme düzeninin hastalıkları önleme potansiyellerini gösteriyor. Peki, sebze ve meyvelerin önemi hakkınd[...]
American researchers from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, have concluded that, in sedentary, ove[...]
EuroDISH is a three year European Commission-funded project that aims to strengthen research and improve knowledge for public health nutrition strategies across Europe. Now that the EuroDISH project [...]
The 22nd European Congress on Obesity (ECO), hosted by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), took place in Prague, Czech Republic, in May 2015. Obesity remains a major public heal[...]
EU-funded researchers are extracting small pieces of protein from rice starch by-products for 'superfoods' and new cosmetics. These 'magic' molecules could add a healthy twist to baby food, sports pr[...]
Following the European Commission (EC) decision to revise the annex of the guideline on `Excipients in the label and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use' (CPMP/463/00 Rev. 1), a multi[...]
Rising levels of obesity and diabetes around the world could halt a trend of decreasing mortality rates for cardiovascular diseases, such as strokes and heart attacks, and even cause rates to start r[...]
The development of an advanced pan-European raw material database is helping mining companies identify untapped sources, thus reducing our reliance on imports. In addition, new cleaner processing tec[...]
Europe needs a world-class research infrastructure to help researchers better understand the relationship between food, nutrition and health. The EuroDISH project, which is EU-funded (Sep 2012-Aug 20[...]
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