weight management

18 Mar 2019
--- Technological advances, including wearable nutrition tracking devices and microbiota mapping tools, present new potential to address an aware consumer, who is interested in tailored nutrition concepts that specifically work... Read More
26 Feb 2019
--- Food monitoring takes only 15 minutes a day and helps promote weight loss, according to new research, which will be published in the March issue of Obesity. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Vermont... Read More
26 Feb 2019
--- Vitamin D supplementation may be less effective in people with obesity, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. The researchers conclude that it may be more effective to treat vitamin D... Read More
15 Feb 2019
--- New research from Maastricht University (UM) has uncovered a novel use for waste from the food processing industry: boosting the microbiome. Using the TNO in vitro model of the colon (TIM-2), research by Carlota Bussolo de... Read More
15 Feb 2019
--- Nutritional and functional lipids manufacturer Abitec Corporation is “close to launching” an MCT powder on a fiber carrier that will be keto friendly and dairy free. This comes as there is huge market potential... Read More
06 Feb 2019
--- The way that bariatric surgery helps people with obesity and diabetes is related to changes in the way the gut senses food and nutrients after the operation, University of Cambridge research has found. The study discovered... Read More
04 Feb 2019
--- Incidence rates are increasing for 6 out of 12 obesity-related cancers among US young adults, with steeper increases seen in younger ages and successively younger generations. This is according to a study published in The... Read More
01 Feb 2019
--- Heart health is undoubtedly a pressing issue globally, but this is perhaps especially the case in the US. A new American Heart Association (AHA) Heart and Stroke Statistics report has shown that 48 percent of Americans... Read More
21 Jan 2019
--- Whether your body stores fat around the trunk or in other bodily parts is highly influenced by genetic factors and this effect is more predominant in women than in men. This is according to a recent study from Uppsala... Read More
21 Jan 2019
--- One overarching theme in the industry this year will be a “holistic approach” to health and weight management. This could even incorporate sustainability and mental health concerns, according to dieticians. Under... Read More
14 Jan 2019
--- Weight management in 2019 will be shaped by the increasingly holistic interests of consumers, as their understanding of health shifts beyond shedding weight to include further markers of health, such as cognitive strength.... Read More
14 Jan 2019
--- As a new year begins, shiny new year's resolutions lists crop up across the board. With the popular “new year, new me” mentality, many consumers vow to give their lifestyles a healthy rehash, both in terms of... Read More
20 Dec 2018
--- A new battery-free, easily implantable weight-loss device developed by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison could offer a promising future route for aiding weight-loss. Published in Nature Communications,... Read More
17 Dec 2018
--- Eisai has granted Brazilian pharmaceutical company Eurofarma the exclusive marketing and development rights for lorcaserin, an anti-obesity agent, in Brazil. Eisai reports the move will provide the means to leverage... Read More
14 Dec 2018
--- Excess body weight was responsible for roughly 4 percent of cancers worldwide in 2012, and that number is likely to rise, an American Cancer Society peer-reviewed study has found. The report says that calorific,... Read More
13 Dec 2018
--- The average calorie content of a restaurant meal in the UK is 977 kcal, with meals offered by full-service restaurants delivering 268 kcal more than the average fast-food option, a University of Liverpool study has found.... Read More
11 Dec 2018
--- The standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) has been updated by researchers so that it can extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following surgery from one to five years. Led by researchers at... Read More
29 Nov 2018
--- A new study published in Nature Communications suggests that a protein molecule found in blood, BMP8b, can help treat obesity. Increased levels of BMP8b may promote the functions of “brown” fat which is the kind... Read More
29 Nov 2018
--- Keyto, a health and wellness company researching the science behind the ketogenic diet, has closed a US$2.5 million seed round. The funding will allow the company to expand the research and development of its proprietary gas... Read More
19 Nov 2018
--- Following a gluten-free diet can lead to a reduction of intestinal discomfort, such as bloating, but this may be due to a change in dietary fiber composition, suggest Danish researchers. The University of Copenhagen study... Read More