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11 Nov 2019
--- Nootropics are on-track for major growth as consumer needs for enhanced mental agility increase, according to Chris Miller, Founder and CEO of Koios. Miller speaks with NutritionInsight about how the beverage brand is... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended that some cannabis-based medicinal products (CBMP) receive routine reimbursement from NHS England. These include GW... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- US-based cheese manufacturer and supplier Whitehall Specialties says that its new division, NewFields Cheese, is the “next member of the plant-based food chain.” The company highlights that dairy-free cheeses... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- Glutamates such as monosodium glutamate (MSG) can be used to reduce sodium in the food supply by up to 7-8 percent, according to new research published in Nutrients. The study analyzed data from the National Health and... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- The market for algal oil in human nutrition currently exceeds 4,000 metric tons a year, with the early life nutrition segment accounting for the largest proportion. Now, there is a significant move toward dietary supplement... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- Gone are the days of clumsily reaching for a catch-all term for often-processed foods with alluring combinations of fat, sugar, carbohydrates and sodium – a new study has created a data-driven definition of... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- The universal diet recommended by the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health that aims to address both human and planetary wellbeing is too expensive for 1.58 billion people. This is according to a study from the... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- The majority of physicians currently prescribe combinations of drugs and vitamins to optimize patient health, while awareness around the benefits of the interactions between certain nutrients and drugs is growing. This is... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Omya showcased a new chewable tablet prototype featuring simethicone as an active ingredient (API) at CPhI in Frankfurt, Germany. BI Nutraceuticals announced that its hemp ingredients are now... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- Allergy symptoms can range anywhere from annoying to painful to deadly. Therefore, industry is called upon to seek out the best methods to prevent allergies and treat existing ones even more effectively. NutritionInsight... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- There is a pronounced demand for vegan gourmet offerings, with flexitarians being a key demographic, according to Andrew McIntosh, Sales Manager at Joe&Seph’s Gourmet Popcorn. NutritionInsight catches up with the... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- Cancer patients may exhibit a reduced taste function, particularly for sweet flavors. This diminished taste is associated with a reduced appetite; avoidance of certain foods, including meat; and a lower intake of calories... Read More
06 Nov 2019
--- Lonza has launched Vcaps Plus White Opal, its first commercially-available titanium dioxide-free semi-opaque capsule for food supplements, at CPhI Worldwide 2019, taking place this week in Frankfurt, Germany. The launch... Read More
06 Nov 2019
--- One-time exposure to cannabinoids (CBs) – both synthetic and natural – during early pregnancy, can cause growth issues in developing embryos. This is according to a new study by the University of North Carolina... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- Research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a US medical research agency, has revealed that sesame allergy is becoming increasingly common among children. The NIH scientists also found that sesame antibody testing... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- Life science company Bifodan A/S has been acquired by Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes, a US-based supplier of solutions for microbiome health. The Danish company is now a wholly-owned subsidiary, with the move giving... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- Barentz, a Netherlands-based distributor of ingredients in the life science markets, is continuing its acquisition spree with a majority shareholding in Czech Republic-based IMCoPharma, which is active in pharmaceutical... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- Pharmako Biotechnologies’ self-micro-emulsifying drug delivery system (SMEDDS) tripled the absorption of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), which acts as an antioxidant to protect cells from damage and to help metabolism. This is... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- Amid a market boom in cannabidiol (CBD) products, new research by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has shown increased consumer confusion over what CBD is, what it does and whether it is safe. One in three... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- Lacking nutritional training in medical studies results in physicians missing out on possibilities to provide patients with comprehensive counseling on nutrition and dietary behavior. This is according to a joint study... Read More
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