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11 Oct 2019
--- The personalized nutrition genie is out of the bottle, but barriers remain in bringing it to the marketplace. This is according to Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy, President and Chief Science Officer at Nutrigenomix. Speaking to... Read More
09 Oct 2019
--- Personalized nutrition is pushing sales of ingredients that target gut health. This is according to Michael Gusko, Managing Director of GoodMills Innovation, who spoke to NutritionInsight at NewtritionX Summit 2019 in... Read More
08 Oct 2019
--- Bifidobacteria breve (Bif195) can prevent and heal ulcers caused by acetylsalicyclic acid, commonly known as aspirin. This is according to clinicians at the Mercy Hospital and investigators at Cork’s APC Microbiome... Read More
03 Oct 2019
--- A string of recent forays by health and nutrition companies into the over-the-counter (OTC) space has sparked discussion around the interface between supplements and medications. Whether a product is regulated as a... Read More
25 Sep 2019
--- The brain health arena is expanding, bolstered by a widening demographic of consumers seeking to preserve healthy brain function, as well as emerging research into brain-boosting nutrients. Experts speak with... Read More
13 Sep 2019
--- Despite meat-alternatives benefiting from a health halo relating to various claims including gluten-free, organic and vegan, they are often highly processed and packed with salt. This is according to a new Australian report... Read More
10 Sep 2019
--- It might be possible to reverse the body’s epigenetic clock – the measure of biological age – according to a small clinical study published in Aging Cell. Nine healthy volunteers who took a cocktail of a... Read More
29 Aug 2019
--- In a study of female weightlifters, nutrition scientists at Florida State University (FSU) showed that protein consumption before bed does not disturb overnight belly fat metabolism or whole-body fat burn, when compared to... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Increasing omega 3 consumption has little or no effect on the risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to research from the University of East Anglia. The World Health Organization (WHO) commissioned this systematic review ahead... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Scientists from Australia’s national science agency, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), can now detect gluten in any food and show which grain it comes from. This makes it simpler for... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- Vitamin D supplementation reduces the risk of cancer death by 16 percent, according to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). However, vitamin D supplementation alone was not associated with... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- A quarter of savory UK picnic foods are dangerously high in salt, while over a third exceed their average salt targets, according to a new survey by Action on Salt, a group based at Queen Mary University of London.... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- Children with celiac disease predisposition are more likely to have the disease if they consume large amounts of gluten, according to a new study published in JAMA. While the study is observational and cannot prove... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- A high-fat diet can weaken the gut immune system and lead to insulin resistance and, ultimately, diabetes. This is according to new research published in Nature Communications, which showed how a high-fat diet influences one... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Contrary to conventional dietary recommendations for Type 2 diabetes treatment, patients can better regulate their blood sugar levels if they consume foods with reduced carbohydrate and increased protein and fat content.... Read More
04 Dec 2018
--- Diana, the Nutrition Division of Symrise, is eyeing the potential of fusing fruit and vegetable polyphenols with probiotic strains from the company’s Probi business for the creation of synbiotic ingredients. One of the... Read More
07 Aug 2018
--- PLT Health Solutions, Inc. has revealed the results of a clinical study the company helped develop has been published in the highly-regarded scientific journal, Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. Entitled “Efficacy of a... Read More
02 Mar 2018
--- A new study has observed a link between certain personality traits and the way that the daily challenges that accompany food allergies are experienced by individuals. The personality trait most in conflict with the... Read More
02 Mar 2018
--- A research team has laid the foundation for a new method that could create probiotic fortified fruit snacks. The technique – developed by researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València and the... Read More
23 Feb 2018
--- Consumers across EMEA want the food and beverage industry to focus on developing healthier, more nutritious food, according to new research commissioned by Ingredion. In fact, 60 percent of respondents said they feel this... Read More