31 Oct 2019
--- Avocados may hold the power to help manage obesity and reduce the risk of diabetes, according to a new study conducted at the University of Guelph, Canada. The mice study found that a fat molecule only present in avocados,... Read More
25 Oct 2019
--- Start-up Pepticom, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate peptide drug discovery, has secured US$5 million in Series A funding from the Chartered Group. The investment will facilitate the development of new AI... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- Australian biotech company Holista CollTech (Holista) and Malaysian beverage producer SunFresh Fruit Hub (Fruit Hub) have entered a research and development collaboration to produce three key healthy ingredients for bubble... Read More
02 Oct 2019
--- High levels of fructose in the diet inhibit the liver’s ability to metabolize fat properly. This is according to researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, US, who also found that equally high levels of glucose... Read More
27 Sep 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, the University of East Anglia (UEA) is to launch a nutrition research program on how a plant-based diet can benefit people’s health in collaboration with the Quadram Institute, the John... Read More
17 Sep 2019
--- A 16-week vegan diet was found to boost the gut microbes involved in improving body weight, body composition and blood sugar control. This is according to a study by Dr. Hana Kahleova and colleagues, presented at the Annual... Read More
13 Sep 2019
--- Cases of diabetes have decreased in across many populations, according to an analysis of 47 studies between 1980 and 2017. Since 2006, the incidence of clinically diagnosed diabetes has continued to rise in only a minority... Read More
11 Sep 2019
--- While some US cities currently tax sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) by the volume of the drink, a tax system based on the amount of sugar the drink contains would produce greater health benefits and economic gains. This is... Read More
10 Sep 2019
--- It might be possible to reverse the body’s epigenetic clock – the measure of biological age – according to a small clinical study published in Aging Cell. Nine healthy volunteers who took a cocktail of a... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- The right investment in nutrition-directed initiatives could save 3.7 million lives by 2025, according to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations (UN). Health services must integrate... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, DSM celebrated its 150th anniversary of biotechnology expertise in Delft, the Netherlands. A cohort study from the UK showed that while pescatarians, vegetarians and vegans had lower rates of... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- Dating back millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now the subject of contemporary study for its potential applications in chronic pain management, disease prevention and mental health treatment. Deeply rooted in... Read More
04 Sep 2019
--- Fig extract containing standardized plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) could be used as a supplement to maintain healthy blood sugar levels or as an adjunctive treatment for chronic metabolic disorders, such as prediabetes... Read More
03 Sep 2019
--- A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition will make it possible to calculate how much omega 3 EPA and DHA is needed in studies, for subjects to reach a healthy Omega 3 Index. The index measures the... Read More
27 Aug 2019
--- Popular dietary supplement ginkgo biloba extract and magnetized water may offer some therapeutic benefit in fighting Type 2 diabetes, according to a study led by the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine. In the... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Canadian brand Wize Monkey has created a tea product made from upcycled prunings of the arabica coffee plant, which offers high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phenolic compounds. Based on compiled research,... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Increasing omega 3 consumption has little or no effect on the risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to research from the University of East Anglia. The World Health Organization (WHO) commissioned this systematic review ahead... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Prescription omega 3 fatty acid medication reduces triglyceride levels by 20 to 30 percent among the majority of people who require treatment for high levels of these fats, which elevate heart disease risk. This is according... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- A high-fat diet can weaken the gut immune system and lead to insulin resistance and, ultimately, diabetes. This is according to new research published in Nature Communications, which showed how a high-fat diet influences one... Read More