Highlights for the hybrid ACS Fall 2022 meeting, in Chicago or virtual

Newswise — WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2022 — Journalists who register for the fall meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will have access to nearly 11,000 presentations on topics including methods for food upcycling and conversion, options for energy storage, research about pollution mitigation, innovative technologies in the lab, breakthroughs in health and medicine research, … Read more

Human Cells Take in Less Protein From a Plant-Based Meat Than From Chicken

Newswise — Many people have now embraced the plant-based meat movement. Plants high in protein, such as soybeans, are common ingredients, but it’s been unclear how much of the nutrient makes it into human cells. In ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, researchers report that proteins in a model plant-based substitute were not as … Read more

AJG Special Food as Medicine Issue Includes Pickle Juice Study, Guide to Alpha-Gal Meat Allergy, Digestive Health in Sexual and Gender Minority Populations and More

Newswise — In a special Food as Medicine issue of The American Journal of GastroenterologyCo-Editors-in-Chief Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MD, MS, FACG, and Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG, have selected clinical studies, analyses, and reviews that aim to acknowledge the role of diet in disease management and prevention. “The theme of our ‘Food as Medicine’ … Read more

Are Ultra-Processed Foods Harmful? Expert’s Weigh the Evidence

Newswise — Rockville, Maryland (June 7, 2022) — Dietary guidelines form the basis for nutrition advice and regulations around the world. While there is strong scientific consensus around most existing guidelines, one question has recently stirred debate: Should consumers be warned to avoid ultra-processed foods? Two papers published today in They American Journal of Clinical … Read more

Hot Topics at NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE

Newswise — Reporters and bloggers are invited to join top nutrition researchers and practitioners for a dynamic virtual program at NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE. The flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition runs June 14-16, 2022, and features research announcements, expert discussions and more. Explore the meeting program and register for a press pass … Read more

Featured Speakers Announced for NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE

Newswise — How can we identify misinformation about nutrition? What new discoveries and advances are just over the horizon? Get the latest insights from leading nutrition scientists and practitioners at NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINEthe flagship online meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. Complimentary press passes are available for the meeting, to be held virtually … Read more