10 Aug 2020
--- The American Heart Association (AHA) is urging routine healthcare visits to include some form of dietary assessment and counseling. Disease experts recommend the adoption of a rapid diet screening tool that can be integrated... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- The convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic with evolving eating behaviors is expanding the scope of the superfoods market. As consumer awareness of vitamin and mineral synergies expands, demand for superfoods that aid in the... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- The purchasing of foods and beverages (F&B) containing caloric sweeteners (CS), or sugar, declined between 2002 and 2018 in the US, according to a new study. Within that same period, purchases of products containing both... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- The health benefits of plant-based diets have been underscored in three latest research findings. Plant-based diets high in carbs can improve Type 1 diabetes, a field of research that is often overshadowed by its Type 2... Read More
22 Jul 2020
--- The rice and sugar subsidized to low-income households via India’s Public Distribution System (PDS) may be of limited nutritional benefit. An international study revealed that children may be positively impacted by... Read More
22 Jul 2020
--- Food fortification is “one of the safest, most effective and affordable ways” to help consumers meet recommended daily intakes of micronutrients. Notably, it can be used as a preventive means of warding off... Read More
21 Jul 2020
--- Medical probiotic Pendulum Glucose Control has demonstrated both clinically and statistically significant improvements to A1C (a form of hemoglobin often indicative of diabetes) and blood glucose spikes in people with Type... Read More
21 Jul 2020
--- US-based food technology company Joywell Foods will further develop its sweet protein portfolio thanks to receiving US$6.9 million in Series A financing round. The funding was led by Evolv Ventures, a venture fund backed by... Read More
06 Jul 2020
--- There is little evidence that vitamin, mineral and fish oil supplements protect against non-communicable diseases (NCD) despite increasing purchases from healthy people. This is according to an analysis published in the... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- A Public Health England (PHE) data review has established a significant relationship between weight-related comorbidities and COVID-19 mortality in the UK. The results highlight that among deaths with COVID-19 mentioned on... Read More
20 May 2020
--- Consumption of at least two servings of dairy per day has been linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as the cluster of factors that heighten cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and metabolic... Read More
28 Apr 2020
--- Better vitamin K status in patients with COVID-19 has been linked to improved health outcomes, compared to patients with poor vitamin K status. The research, published in the journal Preprints, suggests a connection between... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 have created difficult financial situations across the nutrition industry, including in the US, where 95 percent of natural products businesses have had their small business loans... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan reported a 3.3 percent increase in its 19th consecutive dividend at its annual general meeting. Gencor received clinical validation that its palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) extract Levagen+... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- UK adults aged 19 to 64 years consume an average of 8.4 g of salt per day, which is 40 percent higher than the government recommendation of a maximum of 6 g daily. This is according to the latest Public Health England... Read More
10 Mar 2020
--- Nearly two in five plant-based and vegan meals available in British fast food outlets and coffee chains contain more than 3 g of salt, which is half of an adult’s maximum daily intake of salt. This is the finding of a... Read More
18 Feb 2020
--- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its subtype non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) affect approximately 30 percent and 5 percent, respectively, of the US population, according to the American Liver Foundation. As... Read More
10 Feb 2020
--- After just two years of being on the UK and Irish markets, Nestlé will no longer make Milkybar Wowsomes, milk and white chocolate boasting 30 percent reduced sugar. The confectionery used a new process that... Read More
06 Feb 2020
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is ramping up its investments, with a new strategic partnership with biotechnology company Valbiotis for the development and global commercialization of Totum-63. The patented combination... Read More
06 Feb 2020
--- The addition of fruits and vegetables to confectionery is adding an aura of health to indulgent delights. As consumers seek sweetness from naturally derived sources, ingredient suppliers are offering up solutions to... Read More