health & wellness

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24 Apr 2019
--- Canada’s first nationwide cannabis packaging recycling program is being rolled out by recycling experts TerraCycle and cannabis brand Tweed. Last year, Canada became the second country after Uruguay to legalize... 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
--- British-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever has recently acquired OLLY Nutrition, strengthening both its Beauty & Personal Care and its Foods & Refreshment businesses. The move indicates that the transnational... Read More
23 Apr 2019
--- The Mediterranean diet – rich in plant-based proteins, whole fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and olive oil – has long been revered for its health-boosting potential. New research has now found that it may also... Read More
23 Apr 2019
--- Amid the growing popularity of personalized nutrition, Dutch multinational Royal DSM is partnering with digital health provider Panaceutics to bring to the market “affordable” products geared specifically towards... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- Swiss multinational Lonza is continuing its positive momentum in its newly aligned segment, Lonza Pharma Biotech & Nutrition (LPBN), according to a first-quarter overview. However, the company’s recently created... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- Growth and innovation are pivotal for industry and an efficient way to achieve both is to invest in promising start-up companies. Small players can bring innovative ideas and a fresh view of the market that established... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- The older adult demographic holds significant, yet untapped, marketing potential and is somewhat slighted by the industry. The 50+ demographic’s numbers and buying power are significant, but little innovation has been... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- In a move to significantly “modernize” dietary supplement regulations and root out “bad actors” that distribute and sell dangerous products, the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) overhaul... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed new hybrids of purple corn containing unique combinations of potent phytochemicals, which may help fight obesity, inflammation and diabetes, evidenced through a study... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- Former professional basketball player Stipe Rezic has in mind a plan to fully assimilate the mind and body-enhancing potential of fungi into everyday routine, with his original brand of mushroom-infused coffee –... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- Over the next two years, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) is to target innovation in agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems. This is according to FAO Director-General José... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- Dietary strategies to boost protein intake among elderly people should better take into account sensory properties, familiarity, affordability, accessibility and convenience. This is according to novel research by the... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- The World Health Organization (WHO) has pulled out of supporting the EAT-Lancet diet, touted as being a “diet for planetary health.” The global initiative calls for a dramatic reduction in meat consumption and an... Read More
15 Apr 2019
--- The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) impending mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and beverages – set to take effect between 2020 and 2021 – could prevent or postpone nearly 1... Read More
15 Apr 2019
--- Innexus Nutraceuticals, based in the Netherlands, has landed a distribution deal with IMCD, a global player in sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food ingredients. The partnership will focus on... Read More
15 Apr 2019
--- Royal DSM has reduced its CO2 emissions at its vitamin production facility in Sisseln, Switzerland, by 50,000 tons per year, through a new on-site biomass heat and power plant. DSM’s vitamin site in Sisseln produces,... Read More
12 Apr 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Gnosis launched a new website for its ibSium ingredient, relaying useful information for purchasers and product developers. Cellucor released a new beverage containing Kyowa Hakko’s... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- An adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is food, but not supplements. This is according to a Tufts University study, which also identified that... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Probiotics, often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria and yeast that live in the stomach, play an essential role in digestive processes – but may influence a host of other biological functions... Read More
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