Plant-based protein future: Myths and realities
Plant-based proteins are often perceived as being a healthier and more environmentally-friendly option and can play a key role in reducing the environmental footprint of food production systems. However, this should not overshadow that the over-reliance on a limited number of crops can cause issues such as water scarcity, deforestation and biodiversity loss in some parts of the world.
Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is well known for being a mandatory supplement during pregnancy. However, the knowledge of its different forms and benefits may still raise some questions. Gnosis by Lesaffre illustrates the main differences between the two forms of vitamin B9, focusing on the... Read More
Healthy aging today is not about avoiding to be old, but rather about “positive aging” in every generational phase of life. People want to enjoy their life and be their best self, according to BENEO. However, key concerns include maintaining the ability to continue with normal activities, tiredness or lack... Read More
Gastro-AD® is a food supplement based on non-GMO soy fermented by Lactobacillus strain L delbrueckii R-187 (Rosell-187). It has an excellent track record of safe and effective use for management of symptoms of GERD including acid reflux, heartburn, vomiting, and nausea and has been backed by several... Read More
Mounting evidence suggests that the mostly plant-based Mediterranean diet may help cardiovascular, metabolic, digestive and cognitive health, as well as preventing frailty and visible signs of senescence in older people, therefore playing a key role in healthy aging. Euromed developed a line of Mediterranean... Read More
Consumer satisfaction with digestive health is on the decline - dropping from 56% in 2018 to 50% in 2020. At the same time, it’s been placed firmly in the spotlight by consumers as they increasingly recognise the link between good digestive health and good overall health.(1)
Athletes of all standards are susceptible to poor sleep, characterized by a short sleep duration and poor sleep quality. This has been shown to reduce performance and impact general health and well-being. In this Pharmactive webinar, the company explores how its Affron solution can address sleep and active... Read More
As the plant-based revolution gathers pace and starts conquering the health & sport nutrition segment, we’re beginning to see subtle yet important differences emerge between different consumer segments: from ‘weight managers’ looking for delicious yet nutritious protein; to fitness enthusiasts striving for... Read More
Consumer demand for plant-based products is driving expansion to more market categories and regions. But how can industry continue to provide innovative solutions to these changes in the market and make it more accessible for consumers in the EU? What are the legislative considerations when bringing... Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a lot of questions around how the immune system works and how to support it with nutrition. While vaccines work by driving the immune response against the pathogen, a lot of its prevention strategy also depends on natural immunity, according to Biosearch Life. The efficiency... Read More
The ongoing trend toward proactively managing health and well-being has been brought into sharper focus by COVID-19. As consumers embrace healthier ways of living, the opportunities for the food and beverage market to support improved nutrition are growing. Lu Ann Williams, Innova Market Insights’ global... Read More
As the world tries to end the COVID-19 pandemic, there is already another wave of health challenges around the corner. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), stress has been classified as the health epidemic of the 21st century. Over time, increased stress levels can lead to a lack of sleep,... Read More
Branded ingredients, particularly clinically proven ones like BioCell Collagen®, offer tremendous value from the entire supply chain to the consumer. CPG brands that use the BioCell Collagen ingredient in their finished consumer products can substantiate specific structure-function claims based on clinical... Read More
Addressing sustainable nutrition is central to the future of the food and beverage industry. Many companies are transforming their strategies to improve measures such as water use, carbon emissions, animal welfare and food waste while also addressing societal challenges such as obesity and malnutrition.
Over the last year, consumers have increasingly sought to improve their immune health, especially via products with strong scientific substantiation. According to FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ webinar, a promising ingredient in this space is bioactive proteins derived from dairy’s whey fraction, such as... Read More
This webinar from FrieslandCampina Ingredients details the latest science in the emerging field of the gut-brain axis. Experts explain the impact of nutrition on the microbiota and brain health, as well as the exciting opportunities to tap into this growing market.
Food waste is a major issue and is caused by elements including distribution limitations, food safety and quality issues, along with misconceptions over when food is spoiled. In this Kerry Health and Nutrition webinar, experts explore how industry can better address wastage while maintaining the high quality... Read More
With winter around the corner, consumers are increasingly seeking effective, science-backed natural solutions. Pharmactive details how its Olivactive, Isenolic and IsenolicCOMPLEX botanical solutions can help meet these demands. The Mediterranean-inspired offerings feature bioflavonoids and phenolic olive... Read More