weight management

14 Oct 2019
--- Beet processor Suiker Unie will produce its first 100kg of protein from sugar beet foliage this year with its Green Protein Demo Plant. The process is a unique “pioneering” method that the Dutch company has... Read More
10 Oct 2019
--- Brexit could present an opportunity to review value-added tax (VAT) rates to rebalance the cost of food and drink in favor of health. This is according to Professor Dame Sally Davies’s final independent report,... Read More
07 Oct 2019
--- In a bid to address the rising consumer demand for functional dietary and health supplements, MitoCarn has launched a series of four targeted L-Carnitine ingredients to maintain mitochondrial health. To optimize cellular... Read More
02 Oct 2019
--- High levels of fructose in the diet inhibit the liver’s ability to metabolize fat properly. This is according to researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, US, who also found that equally high levels of glucose... Read More
26 Sep 2019
--- Obese pregnant women do not need to add any calories to their daily diet to gain the recommended five to nine kilograms, as this may cause health issues for both mother and baby. This is according to a new study from... Read More
24 Sep 2019
--- In contrast to the roaring success of the UK Soft Drink Industry Levy (SDIL), which saw sugar in soft drinks fall by 29 percent from 2015 to 2018, the food industry is lagging far behind with an average reduction of just 2.9... Read More
23 Sep 2019
--- The Soft Drink Industry Levy (SDIL), which came into effect in April 2018, has led to a sugar reduction in beverages of nearly a third, thoroughly beating the initial 20 percent target. This is according to the second-year... Read More
19 Sep 2019
--- Sustainable raw material supply, commercial viability and potential demand are essential boxes to be ticked when sourcing and commercializing new botanical ingredients. Developing such novel ingredients is one focus of... Read More
17 Sep 2019
--- A 16-week vegan diet was found to boost the gut microbes involved in improving body weight, body composition and blood sugar control. This is according to a study by Dr. Hana Kahleova and colleagues, presented at the Annual... Read More
11 Sep 2019
--- While some US cities currently tax sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) by the volume of the drink, a tax system based on the amount of sugar the drink contains would produce greater health benefits and economic gains. This is... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- The right investment in nutrition-directed initiatives could save 3.7 million lives by 2025, according to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations (UN). Health services must integrate... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- The Scottish government is moving to become one of the first nations to propose restrictions to limit the promotion and marketing of food and drinks high in fat, sugar or salt (HFSS), at a national scale. The proposal will... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- Dating back millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now the subject of contemporary study for its potential applications in chronic pain management, disease prevention and mental health treatment. Deeply rooted in... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Canadian brand Wize Monkey has created a tea product made from upcycled prunings of the arabica coffee plant, which offers high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phenolic compounds. Based on compiled research,... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Dairy supplier Maxum Foods will manufacture and distribute OptiBiotix Health Plc’s weight management technology, SlimBiome, in Australia and New Zealand. UK-based OptiBiotix is a life science business that focuses on... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Australians and UK consumers are favoring foods that are convenient and comforting – but not necessarily nutritious, according to two surveys. An examination of 1,000 Australian adults found that they are spending a... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Popular front-of-pack label (FoPL) Nutri-Score reflects “false facts” and misleads consumers, according to a report from the German Sugar Industry Association (WVZ). The association argues that as obesity is the... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- Convenience, taste and work-related stress can significantly impact food choices during the workday, Dan Wainfan, Vice President Brand, Health, Wellness and Nutrition at Aramark, tells NutritionInsight. Aramark collaborated... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- First defined in 1997, orthorexia nervosa is a putative eating disorder vying for a place in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), roughly meaning “eating right.” Published in Medical... Read More