weight management

29 Sep 2023
--- Researchers from the University of São Paulo estimate the prevalence of dysfunctional eating disorders among vegans, based on a study population of 971, at a tenth of the average regional population in Brazil.
29 Sep 2023
--- A MycoTechnology commissioned survey reveals a demographic shift for users of plant-based proteins – from vegans and athletic consumers to the mainstream. The mushroom mycelial fermentation specialist’s... Read More
26 Sep 2023
--- For consumers actively involved in organized sports or simply pursuing personal fitness goals such as working out in the gym, biking to work, or embarking on lengthy hikes, the process of muscle recovery stands as a crucial... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) committed funds to bolster global food security. At the same time, Novo Nordisk and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) extended their... Read More
20 Sep 2023
--- An energy-restricted diet that prioritizes almonds can help people lose weight and improve their cardiometabolic health, according to an extensive new study by the University of South Australia (UniSA). Nuts are often... Read More
20 Sep 2023
--- UK researchers suggest that snacking may not be unhealthy as long as people consume high-quality snacks. In a new study, participants frequently eating high-quality snacks, such as nuts and fresh fruits, were more likely to... Read More
19 Sep 2023
--- Action on Salt (AoS), the British Heart Foundation, the British Medical Association and 30 other health organizations and professionals signed an open letter to UK government party leaders urging a revitalization of its salt... Read More
18 Sep 2023
--- Researchers suggest early treatment of obesity in children is effective in the short and long term. The six-year study followed 170 children in Sweden who received treatment for diagnosed obesity. The parental support groups... Read More
14 Sep 2023
--- The UK government has given Modern Baker its sixth grant of £450,000 (US$ 562,000), bringing the total funding to £4 million (US$5 million), in a concerted effort to fast track the expansion of its... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- Food literacy programs can improve diet quality and reduce the risk of developing noncommunicable diet-related diseases in adults, according to a recent study. The quasi-experimental study evaluated the effectiveness of the... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Following a vegan diet for 16 weeks decreased total food costs by 16% per day for study participants, while daily food spending for a control group consuming their regular diet did not change. Meanwhile, the Vegan Society... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, Balchem revealed that its iron offering Ferrochel reduced anemia in pregnant women. Also, Japan Bio Science Laboratory (JBSL) highlighted that its nattokinase ingredient significantly improves... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- International researchers suggest that daily intake of resistant starch – a non-digestible fiber – may help manage non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by altering gut bacteria composition, lowering liver... Read More
05 Sep 2023
--- Researchers from Penn State have created a format for effectively replacing high-in fats, sugars and salt foods (HFSS) using herbs and spices. The team used the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey national... Read More
04 Sep 2023
--- A new digital nutrition guide tailors daily meals to a person’s individual preferences and dietary requirements, specifically designed for people with weight management goals, food allergies and digestive issues.... Read More
04 Sep 2023
--- Impaired connections in obese people between the dorsolateral hippocampus (dlHPC) and the lateral hypothalamus (LH) may impact their ability to control or regulate eating habits or emotional responses when anticipating... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) named choline as an important nutrient for intrauterine nutrition. Also, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) revealed that human fortified milk is an... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- By participating in produce prescription programs, people at an increased risk for cardiovascular diseases increased their fruit and vegetable consumption and improved their body mass index (BMI), blood sugar and blood... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- As consumer preference for sugar alternatives continues to grow, so does the demand for clean-tasting and more natural sweetener solutions. Additionally, pressure from governments, organizations and health-related... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- Adding a banana to fruit smoothies reduces the bioavailability of flavanols naturally found in fruits and vegetables, according to US-based researchers. The study suggests that high levels of polyphenol oxidase (PPO) –... Read More