weight management

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
31 Jul 2020
--- Consumption of Sweetkick, a sugar control mint based on Gymnema sylvestre (GS) leaf extract, lowered test participants’ desire to continue consuming chocolate, according to a new Nutrients-published study. The... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- As the gut health megatrend proliferates in the nutrition sector, life sciences company OptiBiotix has launched a new ingredient synergy which boosts the gut microbiome’s diversity. The functional fiber and mineral... Read More
23 Jul 2020
--- Unibar has launched a capsaicin extract called CapZfuel to help active consumers in COVID-19 isolation better convert fat to energy. As the pandemic has led to the closure of public gyms and increased at-home exercising,... Read More
20 Jul 2020
--- Beneo is preparing for the rise of health-conscious consumers to continue in the wake of COVID-19, predicting that this will play a key role in future product development. Jon Peters, President of Beneo Inc., tells... Read More
16 Jul 2020
--- The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are taking shape with the posting of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final scientific report. This review will ultimately inform the development of... Read More
14 Jul 2020
--- Conforming to a “lifestyle choice” is increasingly popular with consumers as traditional dieting falls by the wayside. A ketogenic way of eating – emphasizing fat and protein while avoiding carbs – is... Read More
13 Jul 2020
--- While personalized nutrition is reaching mainstream status, chrono-nutrition has great potential to add a new dimension to this trend. NutritionInsight discusses this with Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at the... Read More
10 Jul 2020
--- As pressure mounts for concrete action against obesity – which has been linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes – the UK government is being called on to create a “joined-up” National Food Strategy. This... Read More
08 Jul 2020
--- Chronic underinvestment in fighting malnutrition and obesity in the workforce costs businesses in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) up to US$850 billion per year in productivity losses. This is the main finding of a... Read More
08 Jul 2020
--- The holistic approach to weight management is accelerating as a trend, with a growing number of consumers becoming less concerned with losing weight and more interested in maintaining a healthy weight for overall health and... Read More
07 Jul 2020
--- Fathers represent a major untapped market for the nutrition space thanks to their unique demands. Addressing this is Dadz, a new “dad-focused” parenting and baby goods company now launching its first product, the... Read More
03 Jul 2020
--- As people and their pets both experience increased obesity rates, bioactive salmon peptides could provide a promising avenue for addressing this phenomenon across genera. This is detailed in Biomega Group’s latest... Read More
29 Jun 2020
--- Investors are calling on UK supermarket chain Tesco to disclose the proportion of its sales made up of healthy food and drink products and set ambitious targets to increase these over time. ShareAction, touted as a... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- World Microbiome Day, celebrated every June 27, aims to raise the profile of microbiome research around the world. This year’s theme “Diversity” creates a platform to discuss the variety of microbes,... Read More
19 Jun 2020
--- Losers’ Chews are the debut product from NutriSuits, a nutritionist-led and no-added-sugar supplement brand. The chewable combines prebiotics and probiotics with vitamin D3 to boost long-term gut health, support weight... Read More
17 Jun 2020
--- Two new studies have brought the debate on the health impact of meat consumption to the fore once again. A German study found that the less animal-derived food incorporated into a person’s diet, the lower their body... Read More
15 Jun 2020
--- ZOE is set to launch a test kit and app that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to develop personalized eating plans based on a person’s unique gut microbes and dietary inflammation. The health science company has also... Read More
09 Jun 2020
--- Research is continuing to shed light on factors that may cause people to gain or lose weight. UK researchers from the University of Warwick found that cells in the brain called tanycytes increase appetite when stimulated by... Read More
05 Jun 2020
--- The Sugar Association has filed a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Citizen Petition to ensure the presence of alternative sweeteners and added sugar content in food is effectively communicated to consumers. The petition... Read More