health & nutrition

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19 Jul 2019
--- As the pioneering space race hurtles forward, a NASA-funded study conducted by Harvard researchers is proposing supplementing astronauts with a nutritional compound commonly found in grape skin and blueberries, resveratrol,... Read More
19 Jul 2019
--- Climate change and rising CO2 levels could significantly reduce the availability of nutrients over the next 30 years, according to new research published in Lancet Planetary Health. The impacts of climate change and CO2 are... Read More
19 Jul 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, SternLife is going organic, with an array of natural ingredients being offered to market. Gnosis Bioresearch S.A. obtained a Schouten Certification for its Adogran ingredient for animal... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- Less than 30 percent of UK and US shoppers believe that grocery retailers are doing enough to help promote healthy eating, according to a Spoon Guru survey of over 4,000 adults. With 70 percent of respondents not having a... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- The UK-based Eating Better alliance is aiming to reduce meat and dairy consumption in the UK by half by 2030. The alliance consists of over 60 organizations including public health bodies, farmers, MPs, environmentalists and... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs to assert a more active role in regulating consumer health and safety with regard to cannabis use. This is according to comments filed by the Center for Science in the Public... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- High iron levels in the blood may increase the risk of stroke, according to a new study from Imperial College London, UK, funded by the Wellcome trust. Naturally high iron levels are associated with benefits such as a lower... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Research has found an association between diet quality and microbiome composition in human colonic mucosa. The study from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, US found that a high-quality diet is linked to more... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- The European division of The World Health Organization (WHO) has slammed the baby food market, noting that a large proportion of products are high in sugar and incorrectly promoted as suitable for infants under six months.... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- Over two billion people are estimated to not have regular access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food, with 820 million people not having enough to eat in 2018 – marking an increase from 811 million in 2017. This is... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- Natural ingredients supplier Nexira is targeting immune health with the launch Immunell, a combination of natural yeast extract and prebiotic acacia fiber. Its main actions include supporting cellular regeneration,... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- US Greek yogurt brand Chobani has launched a new range of Greek yogurts combined with nut butters, such as almond, hazelnut and cashew. The new Chobani Greek Yogurt with Nut Butters line is packed with protein and a healthy... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- DuPont is opening a new state-of-the-art probiotics fermentation unit at its Rochester, New York, facility. Construction of the unit was completed in March as part of an overall US$100 million investment to expand the... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- Adults in China have been consistently consuming above 10g of salt a day – over double the recommended limit of 5g – for the last four decades, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- Restricting calorie intake moderately can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack in people only marginally overweight, a new study from the University of Sydney, Australia has found. In addition to significantly... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- For the first time, a study has measured antioxidant levels in commercially available edible insects, noting that grasshoppers, silkworms and crickets displayed the highest values of antioxidant capacity – fivefold... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Chemical manufacturer Kaneka Europe Holding Company (Kaneka) is looking to pay out €38 million to buy the 60 percent of probiotic company AB-Biotics that it does not already own. Kaneka is offering €5 per share,... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Personalization and the adaptation of traditional applications are set to be at the center of sports nutrition’s next big trends, according to immune system supplement brand Wellmune, which is owned by Kerry. The... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- In a bid to bring microalgae-based natural solutions for nutrition and wellbeing to market, French company Microphyt has raised €28.5 million (US$32 million) to further develop its portfolio. The funds will allow... Read More
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