Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Publisher
American Chemical Society
Country
United States
History
1950-present
Impact factor
2.816 (2010)

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Neuroscience

Maple syrup protects neurons and nurtures young minds

Catherine Aaron and Gabrielle Beaudry were 17 when they knocked on the door of the laboratory of Alex Parker, a neuroscience researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM). While students at Collège ...

Diabetes

Research holds promise for diabetics with vitamin D deficiency

A simple change in diet could boost vitamin D levels for millions of Americans suffering from Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from Iowa State University published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 

Oncology & Cancer

Ginger and chili peppers could work together to lower cancer risk

For many people, there's nothing more satisfying than a hot, spicy meal. But some research has suggested that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their kick, might cause cancer. Now researchers show in mouse ...

Health

Blueberry vinegar improves memory in mice with amnesia

Dementia affects millions of people worldwide, robbing them of their ability to think, remember and live as they once did. In the search for new ways to fight cognitive decline, scientists report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural ...

Health

How rare sugars might help control blood glucose

In an era when the label "natural" hits a sweet spot with consumers, some uncommon sugars emerging on the market could live up to the connotation. Preliminary animal studies have suggested that allulose and other low-calorie, ...

Health

Microgreen study shows health benefits

"Microgreens" are tender young plants grown from the seed of certain herb, vegetable, and grain crops that can be clipped at the stem and eaten fresh within 2 weeks of germinating.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cranberry compound may help prevent urinary tract infections

A new bioactive compound present in cranberry juice that has the potential to control urinary tract infections (UTIs) was identified by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and collaborators. The compound they identified ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gluten-free beer from Witkop teff grains

For celiac patients and others on gluten-free diets, it seems like gluten is everywhere—cakes, cookies and breads. It's even in most beers. But now, one team reports in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that ...

Health

Too much salt could potentially contribute to liver damage

A sprinkle of salt can bring out the flavor of just about any dish. However, it's well known that too much can lead to high blood pressure, a potentially dangerous condition if left untreated. Now scientists report a new ...

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