health & nutrition

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12 Aug 2022
--- Women following a vegetarian diet have a 33% higher risk of hip fracture compared to regular meat eaters, a UK study has revealed. The findings have prompted a call for better communication from policymakers on the impact of... 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
--- The International Alliance of Dietary Supplement Associations (IADSA) is calling for a global agreement on vitamin C recommendations as figures between the lowest and the highest have a near-threefold difference.
11 Aug 2022
--- Menstrual health supplement, Balance Beam Mood Complex by US-based Looni, is entering the market to fill a “critical gray area in women’s health awareness.” While serving as a hormone stabilizer, the vegan... 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 position paper from the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals five critical needs for optimized brain health throughout life. These factors include physical health, lifelong learning and social connection, healthy... 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
--- Manufacturers and consumers alike are increasingly eyeing the nutritional aspect of plant-based meat and dairy alternatives, as concerns over the planet and their diet are becoming all the more important. Industry is... Read More
10 Aug 2022
--- Denmark based Arla Foods Ingredients is unveiling two high-protein products for people suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD). Both products use the new protein ingredient Lacprodan BLG-100, consisting of a... Read More
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
--- In an open letter to industry, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) president and CEO Steve Mister has hit back against “disinformation” spread over the association’s involvement in creating a... 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
09 Aug 2022
--- Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), found in omega 3, may hold therapeutic effects for chronic pain, according to a study carried out at Okayama University, Japan.
09 Aug 2022
--- With Sri Lanka on the verge of economic collapse, organizations are issuing warnings over malnutrition fears across the country, as inflation levels reach record highs. Simultaneously, flooding across Bangladesh has ignited... 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
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces that additional supplies of specialty formula are incoming from The Netherlands-based Nestlé Health Science. The shipment will include hypoallergenic formula as well... Read More
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