Daily Archives: November 5, 2016

Food scientists are trying to engineer milk chocolate to be as healthy as dark chocolate

      Comments Off on Food scientists are trying to engineer milk chocolate to be as healthy as dark chocolate

People are always eager for good news about chocolate. That made us sitting ducks two years ago, when Harvard science journalist John Bohannon fooled the world by publishing a “study” that showed chocolate could help you lose weight. He watched the fake story and flimsy science get picked up by legitimate news outlets globally before finally confessing that he had conned the media to prove a point about irresponsible science journals and journalists.

Share

France’s baguette obsession: The rules of “baguetiquette”

      Comments Off on France’s baguette obsession: The rules of “baguetiquette”

When you think of your stereotypical French person, you may well picture them in a striped shirt and holding a baguette. For bread is an integral part of the country’s diet and the French take it very seriously. In the show this week, bakers tell us the secret to making good bread as we explore the rules of “baguetiquette”.

Share

Wheat Sensitivity May Be Caused By Another Protein In Breads And Pastas

      Comments Off on Wheat Sensitivity May Be Caused By Another Protein In Breads And Pastas

Gluten may not be the culprit when it comes to wheat sensitivities, according to a new body of research presented at the United European Gastroenterology Week 2016. Instead, a team of scientists from Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany discovered a different protein in wheat known as amylase-trypsin inhibitors (ATIs) may be what triggers the stomach-sickening inflammation and other symptoms. For… Read more »

Share