health & wellness

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17 Jun 2019
--- Clariant Healthcare Packaging has launched a new selection of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliant flat desiccant options for medical and diagnostic devices, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical powders, and other... Read More
17 Jun 2019
--- Altering the default order in which foods are shown on the screen, or offering substitutes lower in saturated fat could help customers make healthier choices when shopping for food online, according to a study published in... Read More
17 Jun 2019
--- Sugar taxes and consumer awareness on the adverse health outcomes relating to high sugar consumption have established sugar reduction as an industry “megatrend.” This is stimulating NPD as industry is turning... Read More
14 Jun 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Pharmako Biotechnologies was granted US$100,000 to investigate the efficacy and bioavailability of its curcumin extract, while supplementation with BioCell Technology’s BioCell-Collagen was... Read More
13 Jun 2019
--- A 12-week consultation on proposals has begun to explore what kinds of products should be included in the UK government's proposals to add folic acid to flour in a bid to reduce neural tube defects (NTD). Ministers... Read More
13 Jun 2019
--- Supplement and vitamin supplier Nature’s Way has unveiled a new range of packaging for its herbal lines which places sustainability at its core. The new line consists of over 30 items, packed in a square design made up... Read More
12 Jun 2019
--- The proliferation of apple cider vinegar (ACV) products on the market has coincided with an increase in ingredients from non-naturally derived acetic acid. This means consumers may not always be receiving what they read on... Read More
11 Jun 2019
--- Malnutrition in all its forms is one of the greatest challenges facing the world – as we look toward the future, the food systems of tomorrow must provide healthy and sustainable diets for everyone. This is the... Read More
11 Jun 2019
--- Individual responses to the same foods are unique, even between identical twins, demonstrating that one-size-fits-all dietary guidelines are too simplistic. This is among the first results from the largest ongoing scientific... Read More
11 Jun 2019
--- Large numbers of adults and teenagers in the UK are falling short on the recommended number of hours of sleep for their age-group, despite emerging research linking poor sleep quality to less healthy food choices and... Read More
07 Jun 2019
--- Low- and no-income families in the US, benefitting from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), may be eligible for subsidized purchases of multivitamin-mineral supplements with SNAP benefits, if corresponding... Read More
07 Jun 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Coeliac UK and Innovate UK announced a £180k (US$229k) funding competition for research into celiac disease, while Gelita’s bone health ingredient Fortibone received the German... Read More
07 Jun 2019
--- Severe medical events as a result of dietary supplement use – sold for weight loss, sexual function, muscle building and energy – are experienced by young people at a threefold higher rate than vitamin use. This... Read More
06 Jun 2019
--- DuPont’s initiative for the development of new microbiome science-based solutions, Microbiome Venture, has entered into a strategic investment and partnership with BioMe Oxford Ltd. Based in Oxford, UK, start-up BioMe... Read More
05 Jun 2019
--- Many probiotic product labels do not give consumers sufficient information to make an informed purchasing decision, according to a research team led by US-based Georgetown University Medical Center. To remedy this, the... Read More
05 Jun 2019
--- Cannabinoid (CBD) manufacturer Noramco and Willow Biosciences, a developer of biosynthetic production systems for plant-derived active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), will collaboratively develop a yeast-based... Read More
04 Jun 2019
--- The International Alliance of Dietary Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has launched a new online portal that serves as a new information resource that will facilitate more effective communication about the benefits of... Read More
04 Jun 2019
--- Popular belief says that eating red meat increases cholesterol levels. However, consuming red meat (such as pork and beef) and white meat (in this case, poultry) may have equal effects on blood cholesterol levels. This is... Read More
04 Jun 2019
--- For nearly 1,500 years, Muslims have observed the holy month of Ramadan, and the spiritual period of reflection comes to an end today, marked by Eid al-Fitr. A core practice of this period is fasting, which is one of the... Read More
03 Jun 2019
--- UK residents would appreciate more access to professional dietary advice and support in order to follow healthier diets. The National and Diet Nutrition Survey from Public Health England (PHE) recently found that two-thirds... Read More
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