digestive health

27 Mar 2023
--- The benefits on heart health from consuming walnuts may be explained by the nut’s effects on the gut microbiome, as it increases the production of amino acid L-homoarginine naturally in the body, according to the... Read More
23 Mar 2023
--- Fermented food, plant-based alternatives and insect proteins feature among the innovations hailed as the brightest food tech by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Food. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks with... Read More
23 Mar 2023
--- The UN declared this decade – from 2021 to 2030 – “The Decade of Healthy Aging,” and many leading developers and suppliers within the segment agree it is a growing and popular trend. Innova Market... Read More
22 Mar 2023
--- TurtleTree has debuted the world’s first precision fermentation-produced lactoferrin dubbed LF+, a high-value bioactive milk protein that boosts immunity, regulates iron, and is good for digestive health.
21 Mar 2023
--- As the gut microbiome is continually shown to influence other body systems and science is revealing how pre-, pro- and postbiotics affect the microbiome, Italian-based biotics company Probiotical, continues to investigate... Read More
20 Mar 2023
--- Two recent studies, Spain-based and US-based, investigated the role of diets and eating patterns and the link between the gut microbiota, respectively, on developing or reducing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).... Read More
20 Mar 2023
--- Looking at trends such as plant-forward innovations and megatrends like sustainable nutrition, Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KNHI) seeks to demystify 2023 using data and insight from its network of regulatory... Read More
17 Mar 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, IFF successfully achieved industrial-scaled production of its strictly anaerobic probiotic strain. Crush Dynamics Inc (CDI) received a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its... Read More
17 Mar 2023
--- Scientists are presenting a tool that can forecast food insecurity 30 days in advance for countries with insufficient food consumption using the eXtreme Gradient Boosting (XGBoost) algorithm – a machine learning... Read More
16 Mar 2023
--- Consumer-facing health tech company Hologram Sciences has teamed up with consumer health innovators, Haleon. The companies say that the partnership will allow for experimentation and innovation in the areas of personalized... Read More
16 Mar 2023
--- Sports nutrition has transitioned beyond the realms of professional athletes to the everyday consumer, spurred by the overriding industry themes of health consciousness and more active lifestyles. Consumers are exercising... Read More
15 Mar 2023
--- The annual “Dirty Dozen” list by the US Environmental Working Group (EWG) has been investigated and found to lack scientific-backed claims of containing toxins. The list is said to be used as guidelines to... Read More
15 Mar 2023
--- Insect protein can help feed a growing world population and contribute to environmental sustainability goals, but the rise of plant-based diets and complications around halal and kosher certifications threaten to dilute the... Read More
13 Mar 2023
--- Probiotic strains such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium can interact with major depressive disorder (MDD) and may hold the potential to complement or replace pharmaceutical care for depression, depending on its severity.... Read More
10 Mar 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, Aker Biomarine revealed that it now has the first only krill oil to receive International Krill Oil Standards (IKOS) certification. Beneo has provided over 100 small-scale farmers in Laos with... Read More
09 Mar 2023
--- An international team of researchers are revealing that eating foods with higher microbial concentrations can contribute to modest health improvements across a range of outcomes. The study, which utilized data from the... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- Kerry released ten key health and nutrition trends in 2023, with a particular focus on women’s health. In light of International Women’s Day, we look at Kerry’s report, which examines the changes in the... Read More
07 Mar 2023
--- As the all-important search for alternative proteins continues, one novel idea is sprouting - the use of cabbages as a plant-based sustainable source of protein. A UK-based farm has developed a method to extract protein from... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Researchers at the Tulane University of Louisiana, US, have revealed significant differences in the environmental footprint and nutritional density of popular diets. The pescetarian diet was the most nutritious, followed by... Read More
28 Feb 2023
--- As sustainable sourcing continues to be a priority for consumers, customers and suppliers, Cabio Biotech touts the benefits of its algae-derived docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and fermentation-derived sialic acid offerings.... Read More