oral health

13 Aug 2020
--- The oral health sector is a “large and underdeveloped supplement market,” according to PharmaLinea. This is “surprising,” considering the high prevalence of oral diseases. With as many flaws as... Read More
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
09 Jul 2020
--- As the potential benefits of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) continue to be elucidated for infants and adults alike, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) is making major steps in its HMO sector. A new Finnish... Read More
23 Jun 2020
--- Certain over-the-counter virucidal products may reduce the presence of COVID-19 in the saliva of asymptomatic patients. This is according to a pilot study published in Medical & Clinical Research, which examined five... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 have created difficult financial situations across the nutrition industry, including in the US, where 95 percent of natural products businesses have had their small business loans... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan reported a 3.3 percent increase in its 19th consecutive dividend at its annual general meeting. Gencor received clinical validation that its palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) extract Levagen+... Read More
20 Mar 2020
--- Celebrated annually on March 20, World Oral Health Day is an initiative of the FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) to raise global awareness of the prevention and control of oral diseases. NutritionInsight speaks to experts in... Read More
24 Feb 2020
--- Increased daily fiber intake is associated with a 23 percent lower risk of ischaemic stroke, while extra egg consumption can lead to a 25 percent higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke. This is according to a newly published... Read More
23 Sep 2019
--- The Soft Drink Industry Levy (SDIL), which came into effect in April 2018, has led to a sugar reduction in beverages of nearly a third, thoroughly beating the initial 20 percent target. This is according to the second-year... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- The right investment in nutrition-directed initiatives could save 3.7 million lives by 2025, according to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations (UN). Health services must integrate... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- Dating back millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now the subject of contemporary study for its potential applications in chronic pain management, disease prevention and mental health treatment. Deeply rooted in... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Xylitol – a naturally derived wood-based sugar alternative – has long been touted by doctors and chewing gum brands for its anti-cavity properties. Last week, the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety... Read More
05 Apr 2019
--- A whole food diet consisting of mostly greens (particularly legumes) and low levels of animal proteins was found to help reduce gingivitis in affected patients, according to new research from a randomized trial published in... Read More
20 Mar 2019
--- FDI World Dental Federation has proclaimed March 20 as Oral Health Day, to spread the message of good oral hygiene practices to adults and children and demonstrate “the importance of optimal oral health in maintaining... Read More
01 Nov 2018
--- Colgate has partnered with UK recycling company TerraCycle to enable consumers to recycle their oral care products and packaging. The program allows consumers to recycle any brand of toothbrush, toothpaste tubes and caps,... Read More
08 Oct 2018
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients DMV has launched an “ultra-clean” whey protein isolate. The company touts Nutri Whey Isolate as representing an exciting new proposition: a pure, clean-tasting, nutritionally balanced... Read More
17 Jul 2018
--- Antibiotic resistance has become one of the biggest threats to global health and food security. In light of antibiotics becoming less effective against superbugs, a Swinburne University researcher is studying traditional... Read More
15 May 2018
--- In line with the personal care market, oral health products are increasingly marketing themselves from a natural positioning, as well as a cosmetic one. “Beauty from within” claims all contribute to a more... Read More