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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
29 Nov 2022 --- Maternal weight may significantly contribute to adverse neurobiological effects in offspring, according to new research from Duke University, NC. The study focuses on how a maternal high-fat diet causes endotoxin... Read More
29 Nov 2022 --- Measuring long-term alcohol consumption reveals a deviation from the standard “J-shaped” studies that focus on mortality rates and hypertension, according to researchers. Published in... Read More
29 Nov 2022 --- Nestlé could be potentially divesting its peanut allergy treatment Palforzia following slower than expected adoption by patients and healthcare professionals. Nestlé expects the review to be done in... Read More
28 Nov 2022 --- A study using data from long-term research on brain development shows that higher body mass index is associated with poor brain health in children, based on MRI scans. The Centers for Disease Control and... Read More
PACKAGING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS
28 Nov 2022 --- As micro(nano)plastics (MNPs) are more commonly found in the food chain, human intake is regularly increasing. Researchers have discovered adverse health effects due to MNPs and their degraded products on the... Read More
28 Nov 2022 --- Showcasing nutritional yeast for vegans and health-conscious consumers, the company details the yeast containing vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B12, which is often lacking in vegan diets. Karin Miller, a board member, explains that nutritional yeast is a more fun format than taking pills, and it’s also attractive due to its umami flavor, making it a substitute for parmesan cheese.
28 Nov 2022 --- Döhler has developed fiber-based ingredients, such as a prebiotic topinambur (Jerusalem artichoke) juice powder, which delivers inulin to the digestive system. Thanks to its typical fruity and malty note, topinambur harmonizes with other ingredients when it comes to taste while also ensuring a pleasant mouthfeel.
24 Nov 2022 --- Iff Pharma Solutions highlighted its oral dosage solutions at the CPHI trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. We spoke with Rina Chokshi, commercial marketing director at Iff Pharma Solutions about the company’s current nutrition and health trends and how Iff is tapping into these trends. We also discussed trending delivery formats at Iff and the company’s R&D focus for the upcoming year.
22 Nov 2022 --- Marie-Bénédicte Charpentier, EMEAI marketing coordinator at ADM Nutrition - Health and Wellness and Antonio Martinez Descalzo, VP lab and biotics product and technology at ADM Nutrition - Health and Wellness talk to NutritionInsight about the company’s time tested probiotic solutions and touts innovations in the microbiome and pharmaceutical spaces.
17 Nov 2022 --- Alan Gonzalez, area sales manager at Lallemand Health Solutions, tells NutritionInsight about the company’s “outside-the-box” probiotic solutions and innovations. It touts the scientific evidence showing that its probiotic products could help to relieve symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, improve mood, relieve anxiety and restore gut health.
17 Nov 2022 --- Hyaluronic acid (HA) has a strong foothold in the mobility and skin & beauty segments. But what is it about this ingredient that continues to attract formulators? And how can brands successfully stand out from the competition?Join Bioiberica to discover an HA solution with a difference. Our experts will spotlight Bioiberica’s patented HA matrix ingredient and the scientific evidence supporting its ability to power innovation across the dietary supplement and functional foods space for mobility and skin & beauty applications.
09 Nov 2022 --- Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor Missy Green for a quick presentation of the key themes in the flagship dairy edition. Highlights include dessert-style flavors in dairy, consumer views on sustainable foods, nutraceuticals for radiant skin and ambient yogurt for convenient snacking.
27 Oct 2022 --- Probiotics are well-known for their benefits in digestive health, but did you know that 70% of our immune system is located in the gut? There are various ways, in which probiotics can interact with and support the immune system, making it more efficient in responding to immune challenges. This means that consumers who supplement with probiotics may be less susceptible to immune challenges and may recover quicker.Join us for this webinar to learn more about how specific probiotic strains like Chr. Hansen’s L. CASEI 431® can support the body's own defense. Dr. Zonderland will take you through the remarkable connection between the gut and the immune system, explain probiotic modes of action and showcase the strong clinical evidence on Chr. Hansen's L. CASEI 431® strain.
12 Oct 2022 --- Folate status is a crucial aspect of women's health at reproductive age, but not only …Is the industry aware of the market opportunities that the proper folate offers?In the webinar, you learn about:Why the folate market is so trendyHow Quatrefolic® differs from other forms of folate, like folic acidFolate metabolism in methylationFolate role in supporting pregnancy and fertility, and other factors that can reduce/increase the risk of folate deficiency
16 Sep 2022 --- Join The World of Food Ingredients’ deputy editor Inga de Jong for a presentation of the main themes featured in this snack-focused edition. Healthy, mindful and sustainable snacking trends are prioritized in this edition. The gluten-free claim is powering the movement toward healthy snacking. Regulatory matters around supplements in Latin America and the EU make for interesting reads while botanicals and antioxidants drive NPD in the wellness category.