12 Apr 2021 --- Nestlé Research has linked a specific blend of myo-inositol (a type of sugar), probiotics, riboflavin, zinc and vitamins D, B6 and B12 to the decreased incidence of preterm birth when consumed before and during pregnancy. Nestlé partnered with EpiGen Global Research Consortium to develop and test the supplement. The investigation was part of the Nutritional...
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01 Apr 2021 --- Healthy aging is fast becoming a staple nutrition trend as the global senior population is growing. Demands for immunity, maintaining cognitive functions, heart health and vitality, as well as strength, are in the spotlight. NutritionInsight speaks to industry experts who discuss how this space is evolving to meet consumer expectations for health throughout the lifespan. Anke...
Manufacturers are increasingly turning toward functional beverages as consumers are looking for new ways to bolster their health. In the wake of the current pandemic, more beverages are targeting immune health and mood-related platforms such as focus and calmness. Ingredients that are increasingly being tracked within these segments include botanicals and probiotics.
Branded ingredients, particularly clinically proven ones like BioCell Collagen®, offer tremendous value from the entire supply chain to the consumer. CPG brands that use the BioCell Collagen ingredient in their finished consumer products can substantiate specific structure-function claims based on clinical data that they ordinarily would not be able to make otherwise with regulatory...
Arla Foods Ingredients is exploring new solutions that help guide protein enrichment when branching out into functional beverages. The company has launched Lacprodan ISO. Clear, which is a tasteless solution for clear juices. The ingredient can be incorporated easily into juice-producing processes for an added protein punch in health drinks.
This week in nutrition news, Impossible Foods VP Sue Klapholz commented on meat analogs’ nutritional values as the plant-based meat space is facing some health ambiguity. Meanwhile, Milk Specialities Global unveiled a whey protein line and Sumitomo Chemical partnered with Nuritas to use its AI and DNA analysis technology platform to help develop sustainable food production systems.
In this edition you will learn more about:
- Infographic: The Expansion of Functional Drinks
- Opinion Edge: Perfecting Healthy Beverages
- View from the Top: Beneo, Andreas Herber, Executive Board Member
- Ice Cream’s Unprecedented Growth, Pulse on Plant-Based, Sustainable Proteins, Catch-Free Seafood, Texturizing Beverages
- The Milk Protein Market 2020-2025, Food Safety Synergies, Beverage Packaging, Drinks for Gut Health, Healthy Aging Beyond Mobility
12 Apr 2021 --- The nutrition industry has a long way to go to improve consumer trust in herbal supplements, says Krishna Rajendran, CEO of Karallief. According to the US-based herbal extract formula supplier, the supplement industry is a... Read More
12 Apr 2021 --- Israeli researchers based at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have created a new company to develop and commercialize drug candidates based on molecules isolated from probiotic kefir yogurt. Read More
Protein synthesis and net muscle gain in seniors improved with HMB metabolite supplementation, finds study
12 Apr 2021 --- Supplementation with beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) promotes increased lean muscle mass in older adults within four weeks, according to a new meta-analysis of eight randomized controlled trials. The new study consolidates... Read More
Green vegetables can boost essential gut bacteria, as researchers shed light on microbial “black box”
12 Apr 2021 --- Researchers have found that sulfoquinovose (SQ), a sulfonated monosaccharide found in green vegetables, is a selective yet relevant substrate for ubiquitous bacteria in the human gut. The study authors say their findings have... Read More
Nutrition Focus : Healthy aging embraces prevention
Younger consumers are starting to engage in the healthy aging market as the role of prevention comes to the fore. Other forces shaping this sector include the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of a holistic approach.
Analysis Feature Natural ingredients innovation
The use of natural ingredients in food & beverage launches, including supplements, has decreased globally, featuring a -0.2% year-over-year decline when comparing 2020 and 2019 launches. In 2020, the top categories of global product launches tracked with natural ingredients were Bakery (13%), Confectionery (12%) and Soft Drinks (11%). In 2020, edible oils (41%), non-sucrose sugars (39%) and milk...View Analysis