10 Jul 2020 --- As pressure mounts for concrete action against obesity – which has been linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes – the UK government is being called on to create a “joined-up” National Food Strategy. This follows reports from The Times that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson may ban supermarket promotions of unhealthy food as the first step of his so-called...
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08 Jul 2020 --- The holistic approach to weight management is accelerating as a trend, with a growing number of consumers becoming less concerned with losing weight and more interested in maintaining a healthy weight for overall health and wellbeing. NutritionInsight speaks with industry experts about trending diets and how personalized nutrition, digital technology and social media...
06 Jul 2020 --- Cannabidiol (CBD) synergies are an area with “incredible growth potential” as cannabinoid hemp extracts become more mainstream. This is according to Collette Kakuk, Vice President of Global Marketing at HempRise – a subsidiary of global botanical extract player, Layn. Kakuk tells NutritionInsight that the hemp market will see a shift from stand-alone CBD products...
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a significant focus on health and well-being among consumers. With the lockdowns gradually lifting in many regions, a revival of food and beverages in the diet and weight management category is anticipated for people trying to feel fit and lose weight after confinement.
DuPont’s new lactase enzyme solutions answer the growing consumer demand for dairy products that are lactose-free, as well as offering a more desirable nutritional profile in terms of sugar and fiber content. Bonlacta is DuPont’s latest North American enzyme, while flagship lactase Nurica launched in Europe at the end of 2019. Introducing this webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of...
Evolva’s health ingredients segment has seen a considerable increase in growth and demand for its resveratrol products. With over 13,000 published studies examining its effects, resveratrol is known as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Clare Panchoo, Global Vice President Health Ingredients, elaborates on resveratrol’s immunity-boosting properties, the...
NewsBite Podcast (June 29-July 3): “‘No evidence’ to support vitamin D for COVID-19, Probi to collaborate on...
In this week’s episode of the NewsBite podcast, NutritionInsight reports on new research that could have an impact on the COVID-19 pandemic, including three reviews into vitamin D. Meanwhile, numerous new launches reveal the strength of the nutrition market.
Weekly Roundup: Evolva publishes second RESHAW results, Morinaga Milk’s probiotic receives GRAS status for infant formula
10 Jul 2020 --- This week in nutrition news, Evolva released its second study testing Veri-te resveratrol on postmenopausal women to support healthy aging. Enovate Biolife also published a new study with the finding that its EnXtra product safely... Read More
10 Jul 2020 --- Motivated to amend “outdated and unvalidated” methods of determining nutrients in infant formula, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has introduced a new standard. ISO 23443, Infant formula and adult... Read More
10 Jul 2020 --- Regulation around cannabidiol (CBD) continues to have major gaps, with Hawaiʻi being the latest US state attempting to fill this legislative oversight. Following similar moves by Virginia and Texas, the archipelago has made its own... Read More
09 Jul 2020 --- As the potential benefits of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) continue to be elucidated for infants and adults alike, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) is making major steps in its HMO sector. A new Finnish study has... Read More
Nutrition Focus : Skin health drives NPD
The last three years have seen a notable growth in food, beverage and supplement launches featuring skin health claims. This rise is particularly notable in Europe, North America and Australasia, which have all seen skin health claims at least double from 2015 to 2019. Supplements continue to... More
Analysis Feature Dietary fiber innovation
The use of dietary fibers in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +13% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019 and 2018 launches. In 2019, the top category of global product launches tracked with dietary fibers was Dairy (13%), with maltodextrin being the leading ingredient among the dietary fibers tracked. The top health positionings of global product launches tracked...View Analysis