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01 Sep 2020
--- Weight loss could prevent or even reverse Type 2 diabetes, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2020. In its analysis of 445,765 participants of the UK Biobank, the researchers... Read More
20 Aug 2020
--- Consumers seeking out the health benefits of dark chocolate while maintaining the sweetness and softness of milk varieties may one day be able to access just that. Following an investigation of over a decade, researchers... Read More
12 Aug 2020
--- Ajinomoto Co. Inc. is working to overcome the “outdated anti-MSG stigma,” as it highlights the role that monosodium glutamate (MSG) can play in aiding sodium reduction and the enjoyment of better-for-you foods.... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- Curcuminoids are some of the most intensively studied herbal constituents, touted for a health halo that expands into joint, liver and gut health spaces. Authored by Sabinsa’s Founder and Chairman Dr. Muhammed Majeed,... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- Cancer patients may exhibit a reduced taste function, particularly for sweet flavors. This diminished taste is associated with a reduced appetite; avoidance of certain foods, including meat; and a lower intake of calories... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- Junk-food marketing has not decreased since 2012 and just one hour of viewing children’s networks exposes them to ten junk food ads. This is according to a new report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest... Read More
01 Nov 2019
--- As it becomes clear that the global food system needs to transform to feed 10 billion people by 2050, Professor Alan Dangour shares his insights into the connections between the environment, food systems and health. Dangour,... Read More
29 Oct 2019
--- For the first time, researchers have tied the health impacts of foods to their overall environmental impact, such as greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and water usage. The results show that healthier diets, consisting of whole... Read More
22 Oct 2019
--- The consumer landscape is shifting, and societal themes such as sustainability and technology must be taken into account when developing food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs). This can make them more efficient tools for... Read More
21 Oct 2019
--- Spain-based biotechnology company AlgaEnergy, specializing in microalgae, has launched a new, in-house R&D project, called PhycoAlgae. The endeavor seeks to design a novel process of production, extraction,... Read More
17 Oct 2019
--- Fruit drinks and flavored waters that contain added sugars and/or low-calorie sweeteners dominated sales of drinks intended for children in 2018. The offerings made up 62 percent of the US$2.2 billion of total... Read More
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