News tagged with consumer sciences

Nothing fishy about fish oil fortified nutrition bars

In today's fast-paced society, consumers often reach for nutrition bars when looking for a healthy on-the-go snack. A new study in the September issue of the Journal of Food Science published by the Institute of Food Techno ...

Sep 25, 2012
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Perception and preference may have genetic link to obesity

About five years ago, animal studies first revealed the presence of entirely novel types of oral fat sensors or receptors on the tongue. Prior to this time, it was believed that fats were perceived only by flavor and texture ...

Mar 05, 2012
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In-shell pistachios: The original 'slow food?'

Two studies published in the current on-line issue of the journal Appetite indicate that consuming in-shell pistachios is a weight-wise approach to healthy snacking, offering unique mindful eating benefits to help curb c ...

Jul 15, 2011
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