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Sweetener combos in food result in irrational metabolic response: Yale study

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A greater metabolic response to a sweet-tasting, lower-calorie drink could explain the link between artificial sweetener use and diabetes, according to Yale University scientists.

White rose petal extract increases the antioxidant content of wine. ©iStock

Healthier wine? Fortification with white rose petal extract increases polyphenol content

Green tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water. ©iStock

Green tea polyphenol EGCG counteracts obesity and cognitive decline caused by Western diet

The Schubert 3D camera. Picture: Schubert.

Schubert 3D camera ‘one step closer to long-term goal of optical 3D recognition’

Passatempo kid's biscuits. Picture: cba B+G deisgn agency.

Nestlé’s innovation platform HENRi@Nestlé marks one year anniversary

Break The Cup coffee creates new animal-free fermentation process

Break The Cup coffee breaks the mold by creating a new animal-free fermentation process

Researchers believe large-scale production of a mushroom-based sports drink could help to combat the world’s food waste problem. ©iStock

Could malformed mushrooms be the next big sports nutrition ingredient?

The kefir beverage met the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for recommended nutrition. ©iStock

Kefir the key ingredient for a dairy-based sports drink that cancer survivors can stomach

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Study investigates effect of global warming on grape harvesting

Coffee contains a number of compounds which can interact with the body, including caffeine, diterpenes and antioxidants,©iStock/brebca,

Coffee could ward off death and disease, researchers claim

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