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6 January 2021 | Nature | Publication

SIFBI Clinical Nutrition team publishes, "A glycaemic index compendium of non-western foods".

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1 July 2020 | FHA CONGRESS 2020 | Event

Food&HotelAsia (FHA) Congress Goes Virtual from 13 to 14 July 2020! Re-purposed to address the emerging and likely permanent shifts in Hospitality and Food industries, the content will be practical and strategic.

Colin Lim, Deputy Programme Director, Safety, will be speaking about "Creating a Future-Ready Food Safety Ecosystem through Public-Private R&D Partnerships" on Day 2, 14 July, 12pm. Click on the following link to learn more about the event!

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23 June 2020 | NutraIngredients Asia | News

Dr. Sumanto Haldar's team from SIFBI, Nutrition, have revealed in a first-of-a-kind study that the timing of carbohydrate-rich meals can significantly worsen glucose homeostasis – on top of the independent glycaemic index of the food – potentially revealing ways to minimise the risk of type-2 diabetes.

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1 May 2020 | Nature | Publication

SIFBI Clinical Nutrition team publishes, "Postprandial blood glucose response: does the glycaemic index (GI) value matter even in the low GI range?"

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17 April 2020 | ACS Synthetic Biology | Publication

"A New Biosensor for Stilbenes and a Cannabinoid Enabled by Genome Mining of a Transcriptional Regulator", a recent paper by Dr. Sun Huihua, Dr. Zhao Huimin & Dr. Ang Ee Lui from the Biotransformation team, was published in ACS Synthetic Biology and featured on the cover of Vol 9, Issue 4.

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13 April 2020 | Publication

Dr. Pey Sze Teo & Dr. Ciarán G. Forde from SIFBI, Nutrition publishes, "Association between Self-Reported Eating Rate, Energy Intake, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Multi-Ethnic Asian Population"

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18 March 2020 | Food Navigator Asia | News
‘Urban myth’: Asian foods are unhealthier than Western fast foods - Singapore study

A new study, conducted by A*STAR’s Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC) in Singapore, claims to have disproved the urban myth that an Asian diet is healthier than a Western one.

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20 November 2019 | The Straits Times | News

A*STAR launches new research institute, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) to drive innovation to tackle food security challenges

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20 November 2019 | Food Navigator Asia | News

‘Under one umbrella’: New Singapore food institute to deliver unified approach to product innovation and market entry

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