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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
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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.
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
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
--- Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), found in omega 3, may hold therapeutic effects for chronic pain, according to a study carried out at Okayama University, Japan.
05 Aug 2022
--- A team of scientists are unraveling how native bacteria may be harnessed to induce persistent and potentially even curative therapeutic changes in the gut. In a proof-of-concept study, the researchers found they could... Read More
05 Aug 2022
--- US-based Vital Nutrients is launching an algal-based vegan fish oil. Targeting immunity, cardiovascular health and cognitive focus, the Ultra Pure Vegan Omega SPM+ combines omega 3 fatty acids with specialized pro-resolving... 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$400 million into a growth initiative for... Read More
03 Aug 2022
--- Less than half of newborns receive breastmilk within their first hour of life, according to a joint statement issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. The two organizations say this threatens the nutrition... Read More
03 Aug 2022
--- Amid growing demands for prebiotics, Clasado Biosciences is extending its distribution agreement with CTC Group to solidify its position in the APAC area. With extensions now including Indonesia and Vietnam, the current... Read More
02 Aug 2022
--- The prevalence of vitamin A supplementation appears to run along clear socioeconomic lines among the children of India, with those areas with the most need receiving almost no supplementation and the prosperous areas... Read More
02 Aug 2022
--- DSM Group marked a net profit of €458 million (US$ 469 million), highlighting a recovery for its Early Life Nutrition segment. The supplier’s Health, Nutrition & Bioscience (HNB) business segment delivered a... Read More
29 Jul 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, BASF reported solid earnings within its Nutrition & Care division, which increased by 30.9 % to €2.1 billion (US$2.14 billion). Gelita established a center for biotechnology in... Read More
29 Jul 2022
--- Supplemental vitamin D3 for bone health may not be as effective as it is believed to be, according to a US study of more than 1,500 adults. The findings have drawn the ire of industry, with the Council for Responsible... Read More
28 Jul 2022
--- US-based KaraMD is launching Pure D3 Plus, a magnesium and vitamin D3 supplement aiming to boost immunity, heart health, bone strength and improve mood.
28 Jul 2022
--- Nestlé’s Nutrition & Health Science marked a CHF 7.7 billion (US$8 billion) sales growth in the first half of the year, the company’s latest financial results have revealed. The Infant Nutrition... Read More
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