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05 Oct 2020
--- Consuming strong black coffee to get that “wake up” hit in the morning before eating breakfast could impair control of blood sugar levels, according to a study from the Centre for Nutrition, Exercise &... Read More
22 Sep 2020
--- EPA and DHA omega 3 intake has been linked to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) events, according to new research funded by the Global Association for EPA and DHA (GOED).
12 Aug 2020
--- Ajinomoto Co. Inc. is working to overcome the “outdated anti-MSG stigma,” as it highlights the role that monosodium glutamate (MSG) can play in aiding sodium reduction and the enjoyment of better-for-you foods.... Read More
10 Aug 2020
--- The American Heart Association (AHA) is urging routine healthcare visits to include some form of dietary assessment and counseling. Disease experts recommend the adoption of a rapid diet screening tool that can be integrated... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- The convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic with evolving eating behaviors is expanding the scope of the superfoods market. As consumer awareness of vitamin and mineral synergies expands, demand for superfoods that aid in the... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- The purchasing of foods and beverages (F&B) containing caloric sweeteners (CS), or sugar, declined between 2002 and 2018 in the US, according to a new study. Within that same period, purchases of products containing both... Read More
07 Jul 2020
--- Germany-based Evonik has released an anthocyanin food supplement to support the health of blood vessels in pharmacies across its local market. The Medox food supplement is directly available to consumers, marking a first for... Read More
05 Jun 2020
--- Supplement company Pendulum Therapeutics has launched a medical probiotic called Pendulum Glucose Control that can help manage Type 2 diabetes. The company affirms that the product’s specific bacterial strains can help... Read More
22 May 2020
--- This week in industry news, Evonik and Glenn Corporation, a division of Azelis Americas, entered into an exclusive agreement enabling Glenn to distribute the product protection line by Evonik’s Dr. Straetmans brand in... Read More
20 May 2020
--- Consumption of at least two servings of dairy per day has been linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as the cluster of factors that heighten cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and metabolic... Read More
13 May 2020
--- Astronauts excrete less sodium in space than on land, which could have major implications for the heart health of future space travelers. This is according to the American Heart Association (AHA), whose journal, Circulation,... Read More
28 Apr 2020
--- Better vitamin K status in patients with COVID-19 has been linked to improved health outcomes, compared to patients with poor vitamin K status. The research, published in the journal Preprints, suggests a connection between... Read More
28 Apr 2020
--- Royal DSM has unveiled its latest microbial powders for infant nutrition. The DHASCO-B and ARASCO powders contain a minimum of 110 mg DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) or ARA (arachidonic acid) respectively, and are sustainably... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 have created difficult financial situations across the nutrition industry, including in the US, where 95 percent of natural products businesses have had their small business loans... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new guidelines to detect iron deficiency and overload to prevent severe consequences, such as anemia and poor cognitive development in children. From an industry perspective,... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan reported a 3.3 percent increase in its 19th consecutive dividend at its annual general meeting. Gencor received clinical validation that its palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) extract Levagen+... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- Therapy with icosapent ethyl, a purified stable eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), could help prevent more than 70,000 cardiovascular events per year in US adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) or diabetes... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- UK adults aged 19 to 64 years consume an average of 8.4 g of salt per day, which is 40 percent higher than the government recommendation of a maximum of 6 g daily. This is according to the latest Public Health England... Read More
28 Feb 2020
--- Supplement use is on the rise but pill fatigue is a real concern among today’s consumers. This is driving the development of chewable delivery formats that offer an alternative to pills and powder supplements.... Read More
25 Feb 2020
--- Salt reduction is a crucial public health strategy to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of strokes and heart disease in the UK and globally. This is according to a new meta-analysis by international researchers from... Read More