All news articles for April 2019

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In vitro study hints at açaí’s prostate benefits: Brazil study

By Kacey Culliney

Açaí extracts have shown significant cytotoxic and antiproliferative action on prostate cancer cells in vitro, likely due to the fresh fruit's rich flavonoid content, warranting further investigation into potential use in clinical nutrition, says...

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ANVISA publishes nutrition label report

By Niamh Michail

Brazil moved one step closer to choosing a front-of-pack nutrition label as regulatory agency ANVISA publishes a report with over 33,000 public contributions.

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Amaranth reclaims its superfood status in Mexico

By Niamh Michail

Amaranth, Mexico’s native grain is now part of the country's 'basic basket' of goods, an official come-back for this nutritious superfood that was sacred to the Aztecs. We look at how manufacturers can use it in their products.