The NutriPod (#12): Hispanic Food Communications CEO talks about nutrition and the Blue Zone diet
In this episode, we speak to Sylvia Klinger, nutrition consultant and founder of Hispanic Food Communications about the relevance and rise of the Blue Zone diet. Having grown up in Loma Linda, the popularized zone in California, US she is uniquely positioned to describe nutritional principles in relation to the diet. Klinger provides her career insights and personal approach to nutrition, in the context of the region and food culture she grew up in.
In this episode of the NutriPod podcast, we speak to Dr. Vanessa Castagna, the Director of Clinical and Scientific Affairs at TurtleTree, who explains what lactoferrin is and its primary functions in the human body. Castagna explores the challenges associated with the traditional means of production,... Read More
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Viktoriya Nikolova, a medical science liaison for ADM. Dr. Nikolova explains recent findings in the field as well as how ADM’s ingredients may be used to support mood and other aspects of mental well-being. Lastly, Dr. Nikolova discusses what the future holds regarding... Read More
In this episode, we speak with Mariko Hill, global innovation manager at Gencor, to discuss the women’s health and active nutrition market, developments in ingredients and products on the market and which functional ingredients are missing for female health. She also highlights several ingredients that... Read More
In this episode, we speak with Stein Ulve, the CEO of Eevia Health, to discuss the health benefits and sustainability of the company’s Arctic organic ingredients it sources from the forests of the Finnish Lapland, and how it substantiates these benefits through research and development as a small company.... Read More
In this episode, we speak with Emily Navarro, Lonza’s global product marketing manager for nutrition products and services, and Amy Sunderman, the company’s director of R&D for ingredients regarding the potential for Lonza’s UC-II ingredient in the functional food and beverage sector in light of a new... Read More
In this episode, we speak with Fonterra about its brand Nutiani and the latest iteration in its Global State of Health and Wellbeing report series. Findings in the report include growing consumer interest in the “interconnectedness” of health and the consumer push for products that support holistic... Read More
Monique van de Vijver, innovation manager health at the Solidaridad Network, discusses the organization’s recent move to introduce high-value botanicals to smallholder farmers to give them a higher income and drive the transition to more ecological production practices. Van De Vijver goes over sustainability... Read More
Fermedics’ CEO, Benoit Daems, discusses the company’s range of fermented botanicals and adaptogens it is showcasing at Vitafoods Europe. He notes there is a momentum for fermentation, adding that fermented botanicals allow for a better absorption of nutrients, making it possible to use a lower dosage. The... Read More
Niels Banke, chief scientific officer at DSM/Glycom, talks to NutritionInsight about why human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are essential for early nutrition, the many benefits they provide and how the company’s production and research holds for lifetime nutrition and details the company's HMO donation... Read More
Lifton talks us through the compounds in the AHCC supplement that brings immunity benefits. The mushroom-based product is a complex of different active fractions, such as alpha glucan, which is high in bioavailability, making it more powerful than beta glucan. He also discusses research on the gut-brain... Read More
In this episode, we speak with Lallemand Health Solutions from the CPHI trade show floor, where the company delved into its latest probiotic solutions. We also explore a new digitized study method for holistic collagen benefits with Rousselot Health and Nutrition. In our final segment, we take you to Venice... Read More
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) called for an updated definition of “Healthy” and a front-of-pack labeling system to support nutritious diets. Also, the White House held its first Health and Nutrition conference since 1969 and stressed a “food is medicine” approach. Meanwhile, sugar taxes in the UK... Read More
Several health bodies proclaimed their fears that the new UK Prime Minister, Liz Truss, would scrap the soft drinks levy. Meanwhile, the Advertising Standards Authority banned an ad for Gordon Ramsay’s Gin, and the US Department of Justice charged 47 people for defrauding the US government’s Federal Child... Read More
The UK government was described as “taking a step back” on banning certain products which was earlier implied. FrieslandCampina continued its expansion in immune health with probiotics, and Lallemand received recognition from the Canada Health Authority for probiotic strains for infant nutrition.
September is the month dedicated to healthy aging, Shaklee and Kerry provided insights and ingredient information on healthy joints, skin and energy levels. Research this week showed seaweed extract may have positive effects on skin and healthy aging, and a potential link was found between fasting and... Read More
This week’s NewsBite podcast details how mushrooms may help with alcohol addiction, how indigenous and enhanced crop seeds may be key in the fight against world hunger and how sugar may negatively impact the microbiome.
This week’s NewsBite podcast discusses how live microbes may shape dietary recommendations, the fiber gap linked to western diet and that a majority of CBD products in the UK are tainted with illegal substances.