weight management

22 Jan 2020
--- A recent UK-based study found that Beneo’s low-glycemic carbohydrate may support the additional loss of body weight and fat mass in overweight and obese adults when replacing sucrose in a weight loss diet. The sugar... Read More
20 Jan 2020
--- “By kids for kids” is the inspirational force behind Kellogg’s newly created plant-based breakfast cereal, called WK Kellogg By Kids. With children themselves appointed as the taste-testers of the cereal... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- Two recently published studies have highlighted the positive effects of US policy intervention for improving the dietary habits of children and adolescents. Under the auspices of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA)... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- Despite an unchanged product, KIND Healthy Snacks has reduced the labeled calorie count by 10-30 calories on more than 95 percent of its nut snack bar portfolio. This is the result of research led by the US Department of... Read More
14 Jan 2020
--- Glucomannan, which is found in the root of the konjac plant (also known as the elephant yam), is set to be added to the US definition of dietary fiber. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will add the ingredient to its... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- B2B software company LifeBase Solutions will provide a nutrition coaching platform to Lean Kitchen Company, a US-based prepared meals franchise company. The software is touted as simplifying and automating the nutrition... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- There has been a 29 percent reduction in the total amount of sugar sold in UK soft drinks between 2015 and 2018. This is according to a study from the University of Oxford, which confirmed Public Health England (PHE)’s... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- As people around the world turn away from animal-derived foods as part of Veganuary, the market for meat analogs that look, feel and taste like meat continues to boom. Much of this may be driven by the positive health... Read More
07 Jan 2020
--- The holiday season may spell indulgence but the month of January, ushering consumers into the new year, has wellness at its core. From joining movements such as Veganuary, which seeks to reduce meat consumption, to pledging... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has dismissed class action arguing that Diet Dr Pepper, a Keurig Dr Pepper brand, violates California consumer-fraud laws due to its use of the word “diet.” The panel... Read More
02 Jan 2020
--- Following the indulgence of the holiday season, many consumers are interested in bouncing back into a healthy lifestyle including opting for healthier food choices and potentially losing weight. In this space, Nutrisystem, a... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- The holiday season can easily lead to excess eating and drinking, with busy schedules and holiday feasts spurring opportunities for overindulgence on overly sweet and high-calorie meals. The British Nutrition Foundation... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- US Right to Know, a nonprofit consumer and public health group, has obtained two internal The Coca-Cola Company documents from 2013 and 2014, which reveal how the beverage giant intended to use public relations campaigns to... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- Keto and Co, maker of the Sated brand of ketogenic or “keto” shake mixes, has released a grab-and-go, ready-to-drink format of its product. Sated Ready-to-Drink (RTD) are shakes produced to fill a key gap in the... Read More
18 Dec 2019
--- Greater public investment in agriculture and rural areas and improved quality of spending is needed to realize goals relating to food security and nutrition in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). This is according to a new report... Read More
17 Dec 2019
--- Rapid changes in low- and middle-income countries’ food systems are exacerbating the double burden of malnutrition. This twin presence of obesity and undernutrition is highlighted in a new four-paper report from the... Read More
13 Dec 2019
--- Boris Johnson will remain the UK’s prime minister following the Conservative party’s most successful election results in decades. However, a realization of the party’s “get Brexit done” slogan... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- A food system overhaul is necessary to curb climbing rates of deadly noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including hypertension, heart issues and many types of cancer. This is according to Francesco Branca, Director of the... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- Brain scans are a key tool in enabling reformulators to create a product that consumers respond positively to at all levels of consciousness. This is according to Camilla Arndal Andersen, a scientist at DuPont Nutrition... Read More
06 Dec 2019
--- Limiting food consumption to a ten-hour window each day can lead to weight loss, lower blood pressure and more stable insulin levels. This is according to a pilot study from the University of California San Diego School of... Read More