One third of the world's food is wasted each year, with around 7.6 million tonnes wasted in Australia alone. Harnessing this food waste is a major challenge that Murdoch research is working to address.
If food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind ... more
Beer makes you fat? "No!" says beer sommelier Tom von Bieren, "Beer contains relatively few calories. You just have to keep a few tips in mind, and it's even an incentive to slim down."
The barley cold bowl has fewer calories than, for example, wine, apple juice and low-fat milk. There it m ... more
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead. This fourth-annual report centers on the continued dominance of at-home meals, powered by ... more
A significant barrier to personalized nutrition is that when we learn the effects of a diet, we do not know to whom these results apply. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Stevens Institute of Technology AI expert Samantha Kleinberg will try to better understand the relatio ... more
National nutrition guidance is on track to become much more individualized, thanks to research that will soon begin at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University, as part of a five-year national effort supported by the National Institutes of Hea ... more
Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same labeling required for foods sold in brick-and-mortar stores, according to a new analysis by researchers from the NYU School of Global Public Healt ... more
While foam is certainly desirable in the bathtub or on beer, preventing foam - for example in industrial processes - is a much-discussed topic. Often, oils or particles are added to liquids to prevent foaming. If these are harmful to health or the environment, they must be removed again usi ... more
Rajeev Bhat's new book "Future Foods: Global Trends, Opportunities, and Sustainability Challenges" was released by Ülle Jaakma (Vice-Rector for Research) and Toomas Tiirats (Director, Institute of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Sciences) at Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu on Decem ... more
The 200-year-old malting barley variety 'Chevalier' was for a long time world-leading in beer brewing and is thought to have originated from a single plant. In a new study, Swedish researchers from the universities of Linköping and Stockholm have investigated this claim. They have analysed ... more
A new scientific review, published in Nutrients, highlights coffee’s effects on digestion and the gut, and its impact on organs involved in digestion. The review, supported by The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), finds that coffee has a stimulating effect on some diges ... more