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As a key theme dominating the editorial agenda, we bring you up to date on the debate about the effects that sugar has on health. We discuss suggested links between the overconsumption of sugar and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes.
With society increasingly discussing the importance of following a low sodium diet, we look at innovating in new low sodium diet foods, as well as new products that are meeting the required daily allowance of sodium, and driving the low sodium diet trend forward.
The industry continues to look for healthy, reliable and sustainable sources of omega 3 and other healthy fats, as more data reveals how fats benefit the human body.
As one of the major challenges facing the globe now, and more so in the decades ahead, obesity is a key area when it comes to health and nutrition. With new obesity statistics coming out almost every week, we report on the latest global obesity news, including child and youth obesity statistics. We also look at how the treatment of obesity is progressing, highlighting innovative new food technologies that are designed to fight the growing rate of global obesity.
As obesity is one of the leading causes of type 2 diabetes, it means that type 2 diabetes prevention is, and will continue to be, a major area of health concern moving forward. We explore the types of foods claimed to contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes, how the food industry is reformulating them, and how technology can help defeat the upsurge of the disease.
With food allergies and intolerances becoming more prevalent, we look at how food intolerance affects consumers. Food intolerance in children is a particularly important topic, and as the treatment for food allergies is becoming an increasingly significant area in health and nutrition, we keep you up to date on the latest food allergy accomplishments.
The benefits of antioxidants are multiple, which is leading to a surge in the marketing of antioxidant supplements and, consequently, the benefits of antioxidant supplements. Heart health foods are another area on the product development agenda, with consumers seeking out the best foods to ensure good heart health.
With the demand growing for high dietary fiber foods, we look at the surge in the demand for insoluble fiber foods and foods high in soluble fiber, and how it’s pushing the fiber market deeper into the health and wellness sector. Salt reduction strategies also play a part in the health and wellness surge, leading to growing innovation in no and low sodium foods.
The benefits of a high protein diet remain high on the health agenda, with consumers looking for detailed information on what constitutes a high protein diet plan and how it should be implemented into their daily regimen. We look at how the food industry is innovating in products that fit into this growing trend.
With cardiovascular disease remaining one the world’s deadliest diseases, we look at how the health and nutrition industry is developing products designed to keep hearts healthy, by creating and promoting foods for heart health, while making consumers aware of the reasons for cardiovascular disease. This will also include strategies to lower cholesterol, such as cholesterol lowering supplements. On the research front, growing awareness around the reasons for cardiovascular disease continues to stimulate strong innovation in NPD.
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