Nutrition

Boost to Develop Microalgae into Health Foods

Adelaide, South Australia — Dietary supplementation of fatty acids produced from microalgae have wide-reaching health benefits for humans, including the ability to reduce obesity, diabetes and fatty...

Improving Protein Digestibility in Sorghum

Madison, WI — Sorghum, a common food item in regions of Africa and Asia, has one missing puzzle piece. The missing piece? Protein digestibility, which researchers in the Department of Agronomy at Kansas...

Grow Faster, Die Sooner

Munich, Germany — Bacteria are survival artists: When they get nutrition, they multiply rapidly, albeit they can also survive periods of hunger. But, when they grow too quickly, their ability to survive...

Turmeric could have Antiviral Properties

London, UK — Curcumin, a natural compound found in the spice turmeric, could help eliminate certain viruses, research has found.  A study published in the Journal of General Virology showed...

Feeds of the Future

Göttingen, Germany — Worldwide there is a growing demand for animal products for human nutrition, despite vegan and vegetarian diets becoming more popular in Western countries. Changing diets necessitate...

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