health & wellness

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23 Aug 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Omya will be showcasing its mineral ranges at CPhI Worldwide and at SupplySide West. KappaBioscience will be at Vitafoods Asia 2019, where it will introduce its 344-page LookBook. Meanwhile, ACG... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- The long-awaited findings of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) assessment of microplastics in the environment have been published, with the organization indicating that the impact on human health appears to be... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Dairy supplier Maxum Foods will manufacture and distribute OptiBiotix Health Plc’s weight management technology, SlimBiome, in Australia and New Zealand. UK-based OptiBiotix is a life science business that focuses on... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Chilean biotech corporation Atacama Bio Natural Products, a producer of astaxanthin products from the Haematococcus pluvialis algae, will launch a new product, NatAxtinTM at Vitafoods Asia in Singapore next month (September... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Australians and UK consumers are favoring foods that are convenient and comforting – but not necessarily nutritious, according to two surveys. An examination of 1,000 Australian adults found that they are spending a... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Omega 3 has moved into the mainstream track of supplements, but it is vital to maintain positive momentum to prevent consumer fatigue, or even apathy. This is according to experts in the field, who note that the robust... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- US-based start-up Zeno Nutrition is launching its diabetic- and keto-friendly bars in three new flavors – Strawberry Nut, Almond Nut and Cocoa Chip. ZenoBars are marketed by the brand as being the first vegan energy... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- Fluoride exposure during pregnancy is associated with lower IQ scores in children aged 3 to 4 years in a prospective birth cohort study published in JAMA Pediatrics, a medical journal of the American Medical Association.... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- Vitamin D supplementation reduces the risk of cancer death by 16 percent, according to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). However, vitamin D supplementation alone was not associated with... 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
16 Aug 2019
--- In Asia, food product recalls are on the rise as regulators step up monitoring and requirements for food traceability, advertising and labeling, reports Charles Breen, an Independent Advisor at EAS Consulting Group, an... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Lonza will be revealing the industry’s first clean label colored capsules for dietary supplement manufacturers at Food Ingredients (Fi) South America. Prenexus Health received a “no... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- Convenience, taste and work-related stress can significantly impact food choices during the workday, Dan Wainfan, Vice President Brand, Health, Wellness and Nutrition at Aramark, tells NutritionInsight. Aramark collaborated... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- ZBiotics, a genetic engineering company in the US focused on consumer health, announces today the official launch of the first genetically-engineered probiotic on the market. Zbiotics is a “functional beverage,”... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- First defined in 1997, orthorexia nervosa is a putative eating disorder vying for a place in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), roughly meaning “eating right.” Published in Medical... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea, protects against cancer and cardiovascular heart disease (CVD), particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU),... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Trends may be pegged as fleeting but they have the lasting ability to shape the industry and promote innovation. NutritionInsight speaks to industry experts on the nutrition trends of the moment, as well as upcoming ones.... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- The diversification of the food and beverage industry is increasingly presenting labeling challenges to companies active in the space. These range from knowing how to appropriately label market “newcomers,” such... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Palmiwon, a fruit extract of the Forsythia suspensa flowering plant, has been found to alleviate dyslipidemia (abnormal blood lipid levels), a commonly observed condition in menopausal women. The popular Eastern remedy is... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- A study has revealed that mice will voluntarily choose to consume behavioral-effective doses of edible tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the primary psychoactive component in cannabis – and do so repeatedly. Lead... Read More
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