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Scientists decode chemistry of nutritional wealth in brown rice

Scientists decode chemistry of nutritional wealth in brown rice

Ester compound cycloartenyl ferulate to be chiefly responsible for the health-promoting effects of brown rice In a recent study led by Professor Yoshimasa Nakamura from the Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Okayama University,

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Study identifies microprotein to help cancer patients gain weight

Study identifies microprotein to help cancer patients gain weight

Microprotein could eventually be developed into a therapeutic to promote weight gain in those experiencing extreme weight loss Obesity and metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, are extremely common in the United States. Tiny proteins called

Policy
CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

Thousands of other relevant stakeholders are vehemently opposing the draft regulation in the present format CUTS International has written to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and also personally handed over a written

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Engineers offer sand particles as possible cure for obesity

Engineers offer sand particles as possible cure for obesity

Porous silica from sand can promote an anti-obesity effect by functioning locally in the gut Engineered particles of purified sand could be the next anti-obesity therapy as new research from the University of South Australia

Allied Industry
Fittr partners with Flexnest to offer smart fitness & nutrition solutions in India

Fittr partners with Flexnest to offer smart fitness & nutrition solutions in India

The partnership is progressing towards building a ‘Made-in-India’ fitness ecosystem  Pune-based startup Fittr has announced a strategic collaboration with Flexnest, India’s first D2C brand curating smart fitness products for home workouts. The partnership aims to accomplish

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Study traces cravings for fatty foods to gut-brain connection

Study traces cravings for fatty foods to gut-brain connection

Fat sensors in the intestines stimulate the brain and drive food desires A dieter wrestling with cravings for fatty foods might be tempted to blame the tongue: the taste of butter or ice cream is