News tagged with snack foods

New fruit products incorporate old and new

As the most consumed snack food in the United States, it is no surprise that fresh fruit is also the fastest growing. In the August issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), ...

Aug 20, 2013
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Research shows great promise for millet grains

Climate change, water scarcity, increasing world population, and rising food prices are only some of the socioeconomic factors that threaten agriculture and food security worldwide, especially for disadvantaged populations ...

Apr 17, 2013
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Old fruit peel are the new healthy snacks

Japanese food researchers Noriham Abdullah, Marina Zulkifli, Mohd Hilmi Hassan, Wan Nur Zahidah Wan Zainon and Nur Ilmiah Alimin have developed a new healthy snack out of fruit peels to fulfil a growing need ...

Sep 07, 2011
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Unhealthy snacks play on our unconscious

Chances are small that young people will exchange the Mars bar or bag of chips in their hands for an apple or an orange. Even when they know that fruit is healthier and this is widely reported. That unhealthy snacks exert ...

Jan 24, 2011
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Obama: Nutrition bill vital to children's future

(AP) -- Thousands more children would get into school-based meal programs and those lunches and dinners would become more nutritious under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Monday, part of an administration-wide ...

Dec 13, 2010
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Frito-Lay study forecasts changing snack preferences

(PhysOrg.com) -- Take a peek in your co-worker's desk, your child's backpack or your friend's glove compartment. Chances are you'll find a bag of chips, nuts or breakfast bars. Time-constrained Americans are snacking on popcorn, ...

Nov 12, 2010
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FDA cites claims on 2 green tea beverages

(AP) -- Federal health regulators have issued warnings to the makers of Canada Dry ginger ale and Lipton tea for making unsubstantiated nutritional claims about their green tea-flavored beverages.

Sep 07, 2010
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Study Shows Not Everyone Has the Same Reaction to Salt

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some individuals may find a recent push by the federal government to reduce salt in processed foods hard to swallow. That's not because those individuals simply enjoy the salty taste of certain ...

Jun 14, 2010
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