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12 Aug 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, the USDA invested nearly US$8 million to increase dietary security and health. The key members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the principal negotiating body for FDA user fees, raise... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- A team of researchers are set to investigate how cellulose-based food supplements may help people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The scientists at the University of Nottingham have received £1.8 million (US$2.2... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- Kyowa Hakko USA is launching the “Tap Challenge Game” app, enabling e-gamers to see the effects of the company’s citicoline supplement, Cognizin, on their finger tapping skills. The new app is available for... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- Research published in the Journal of Cell Host & Microbe is furthering interest in human breast milk and its therapeutic applications for the gut microbiome. Opening the door to a new field of scientific discovery, the... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- A damning report by the Changing Markets Foundation is accusing the krill oil industry of greenwashing consumers and using marketing techniques to cover up the ecological impact of their operations. According to the authors,... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- Boswellia extracts are being adulterated and replaced with resins from similar species, according to a team of experts who have flagged the issue in a bulletin, aiming to provide guidance in identifying the issues.
11 Aug 2022
--- Researchers have revealed that incorporating banana peel flour into sugar cookie batter can make them healthier. In taste tests, cookies enriched with some banana peel flour were described as “more satisfying”... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- The demand for omega 3 is booming due to consumer focus on personal health. Buyers are increasingly knowledgeable about how their supplements are produced and demand their products be as natural as possible, with transparent... Read More
10 Aug 2022
--- A team of researchers in the US have landed a US$486,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to artificially create vitamin B2 - riboflavin, eyeing long-term benefits to treating diseases and improving public health.
10 Aug 2022
--- To address food supply concerns, a Singapore University of Technology and Design research team is developing a systematic and effective 3D food printing technique to serve alternative protein sources like algae, plants and... Read More
09 Aug 2022
--- US-based Brewpoint Coffee is launching cannabidiol (CBD) infused coffee, targeting consumers seeking jitter-free beverages infused with CBD’s calming effects. Available in both caffeinated and decaffeinated versions,... Read More
08 Aug 2022
--- Increasing vitamin D levels in deficient patients could lower chronic inflammation as there is a direct link between low levels of vitamin D and high levels of inflammation, according to research from the University of South... Read More
08 Aug 2022
--- A new low-calorie sweetener made from mogrosides and galactooligosaccharides may offer the same effects as artificial sweeteners with none of the negative consequences such as increased appetite or weight gain while feeding... Read More
05 Aug 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, US president Joe Biden implemented the eighteenth Operation Fly formula operation to tackle infant formula shortages. Herbalife Nutrition invested US$400 million into a growth initiative for... Read More
05 Aug 2022
--- Integrating quinoa as part of a regular diet may prevent the development of Type II diabetes because it helps control glucose changes, according to a study coming out of Spain. And, it could also have some positive effects... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- Researchers have discovered that vitamin K hydroquinone, a reduced form of vitamin K, can prevent a type of natural cell death called ferroptosis. The findings may open new pathways in treating disease and illness, flags the... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- Despite the type of supplement taken, people who consume a lot of fiber show the least changes in their microbiomes. This is according to research from US-based Duke University, which recently investigated if it is necessary... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- As more consumers gain interest in dietary supplements and on-the-go formulations, the delivery format and encapsulation industry is expanding to meet these needs. NutritionInsight speaks with experts from Firmenich,... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- As the functional mushroom industry is shrooming into the mainstream, industry expects the space to start solidifying standards around the quality of ingredients and products available on the market. NutritionInsight speaks... Read More
03 Aug 2022
--- Amid growing demands for prebiotics, Clasado Biosciences is extending its distribution agreement with CTC Group to solidify its position in the APAC area. With extensions now including Indonesia and Vietnam, the current... Read More
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