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3D-model of cream cheese can reduce food waste

Scientists have for the first time created a 3D-picture of a food product. The new knowledge has the potential to reduce food waste due to defective products.

How to boost your vitamin intake

Certain types of apples or cuts of salmon contain more vitamins than others. Find out how you can optimise your vitamin intake.

Sports drinks from fish heads

In a couple of years you might drink some fish parts after exercising at a gym.

Scientists: Deep-sea fish can solve world food shortages

There is a lot of food hiding in the deep ocean and it could help feed the entire world. But we must take care not to overfish, marine scientists warn.

Why are identical products sold at different prices?

“Half of these differences can be explained by which shop you’re buying from,” says researcher.

Deciphering the confusing language of food expiry dates

The world wastes a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of edible food annually, some of which is due to confusion over expiry dates. ScienceNordic helps you figure out what to eat and what to toss.

No scientific proof that organic food is healthier than non-organic food

A major report on organic food cannot say if it is healthier than conventionally farmed products.

One in three mentally ill patients with diabetes can be saved

Individualised treatment plans for patients suffering from both type-2 diabetes and mental illness could reduce their mortality by 33 per cent.

Vegans gain some and lose some

Vegans consume fewer trans fats, sugars and salt than the rest of do but a new study indicates they get insufficient quantities of vitamins and minerals. One challenge is that their bodies are naturally incapable of metabolising all the nutrients they eat.

Blood sample can disclose your biological age

A blood sample can reveal whether you are ageing faster or slower than your date of birth would suggest. Lifestyles can make you biologically from two to six years older or younger, according to a Swedish study.