15 May 2019
--- To address the issue of muscle atrophy in senior populations, bioactive peptides player Nuritas has enlisted the expertise of Professor Luc van Loon from Maastricht University, in the Netherlands. The collaboration involves... Read More
03 May 2019
--- UK lobby group Action on Sugar is maintaining its campaign against saccharides in a newly issued report, which states that consumers are “mislead on honey and so-called ‘healthier’ syrups, despite them... Read More
26 Apr 2019
--- Consumption of propionate, or propionic acid – a mold-preventing preservative widely used in baked goods, cheese, animal feeds and artificial flavorings – appears to increase levels of several hormones that are... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Curcumin, the yellow powder derivative of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) that is widely used as a food colorant and flavoring, may also have therapeutic properties in helping prevent and combat stomach cancer. This is... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Personalized, diabetes-focused medical nutrition therapy is imperative in treating adults with diabetes or prediabetes. This is according to a recent American Diabetes Association (ADA) consensus statement. The ADA supports... Read More
19 Apr 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, probiotic producer AbelaPharm Swiss has acquired a Belgrade production facility from German pharmaceutical company STADA. A Fibersol, a full line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber, was granted... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins may be a running start to slashing the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This is according to researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Purdue... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Contrary to previous research findings, refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the adverse health effects it has been linked to, such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. This is according to a new study... Read More
01 Mar 2019
--- A plant-based diet can improve the secretion of insulin and incretin hormones in those with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in Nutrients. The findings underline possible health benefits of following a... Read More
25 Feb 2019
--- Non-caloric sweeteners have a negligible effect on the gut microbiome and are not significantly linked to cancer and diabetes risk, as long as their consumption is in line with the ADI (Acceptable Daily Intake) recommended... Read More
07 Feb 2019
--- Analysis of combined data from several Japanese genetic studies has discovered 28 new genomic regions related to Type 2 diabetes, some of which are not found in other ethnicities. The study analyzed data from over 36,000... Read More
25 Jan 2019
--- At this year’s ISM trade fair in Cologne, Beneo will showcase the first toffees made with its branded functional carbohydrate, Palatinose (isomaltulose). The new product concept has been created to offer consumers a... Read More
11 Dec 2018
--- The standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) has been updated by researchers so that it can extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following surgery from one to five years. Led by researchers at... Read More
04 Dec 2018
--- The National Health Service of England (NHS) is set to double the size of its Diabetes Prevention program and has unveiled a pilot Type 2 diabetes remission plot, motivated by a study endorsed by Diabetes UK. The study... Read More
23 Nov 2018
--- The growing prevalence of Type 2 diabetes around the globe will lead to insulin shortages, a Lancet study has warned. Driven by unhealthy diets, lifestyles and obesity, rates of Type 2 diabetes are on the rise, particularly... Read More
22 Nov 2018
--- Medtronic, a provider of medical technology, is to acquire Nutrino Health, a provider of nutrition-related data services, analytics and technologies. The announcement comes at a time when the industry is taking note of the... Read More
14 Nov 2018
--- Four in five parents have trouble recognizing the warning signs of diabetes, according to research by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). To mark this year’s World Diabetes Day, IDF is seeking to raise... Read More
13 Nov 2018
--- Diabetes and cardiovascular disease are the most common health concerns for older men in the west, a new survey by wellness company Lycored has revealed. The research also indicates that US men are more worried about heart... Read More
09 Nov 2018
--- A flash glucose monitoring device made available on prescription across the UK last November is still not available to everyone who may need it, claims a study published in BMJ. According to the study’s findings, about... Read More
29 Oct 2018
--- The gut microbiota has the ability to affect how cells respond to insulin, and can thus contribute to Type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Cell. According to the study authors, the findings show how... Read More