weight management

19 May 2022
--- More than 21 million adults across the UK will be categorized as medically obese by 2040, according to an analysis by Cancer Research UK. This is approximately 36% – or one in ten – of UK adults.
13 May 2022
--- Canada-based Lallemand Health Solutions’ patent-pending probiotic strain L. rhamnosus HA-114, may provide physical and mental health benefits for people in an overweight program. The ingredient is the “first of... Read More
12 May 2022
--- Supplementing with Aker BioMarine’s Superba krill oil at a dosage of 4 g per day may improve skeletal muscle function and size in healthy elderly populations.
11 May 2022
--- New research funded by the US National Institutes of Health has found that those who develop high blood pressure-related disorders during pregnancy are at a significantly higher risk of future cardiac events, such as heart... Read More
09 May 2022
--- Research has found that weight in young children from low-income households increased by an average of 7% in the first six months of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Weight gain was highest among those already considered... Read More
06 May 2022
--- Multinational nutrition company Isagenix is breaking into the Mexican meal shake market with a new flavor drawn from local tastes and support from technology platform Blendhub. With Isashakes' new horchata flavor, the... Read More
06 May 2022
--- Oxford University Press has published a paper revealing that exorbitant depictions of alcohol, tobacco and high-fat, sugar and salt foods (HFSS) feature prominently on reality television programs and are frequently shown.
06 May 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, Lonza has agreed to sell its US-based Quakertown site to industry investors for an undisclosed amount. The Global Organization for eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega... Read More
05 May 2022
--- Plant-based formula producer Kate Farms is launching another flavor for its pediatric formula product. Chocolate Pediatric Standard 1.2 is targeted at helping children maintain a healthy weight as they develop.
04 May 2022
--- More than half of the EU’s adult population is overweight or obese, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) study, prompting stronger calls for tougher regulations and better nutrition labeling. “Obesity... Read More
03 May 2022
--- Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is working on a proposal which could see the roll out of energy labels on alcoholic drinks, spurred by rising alcohol-related health concerns such as obesity.
02 May 2022
--- A team of UK-based researchers are calling on government and industry alike to take action in slashing sugar intake in toddlers.Reformulating products and clearer nutrition information on food packaging could go a long way... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, Aker BioMarine unveiled revenues of US$56.9 million for its first quarter of 2022, fueled by growth within the Qrill and Superba krill categories. To further reduce exposure to toxic elements in... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- Brussels-based Food Supplements Europe (FSE) is calling for stakeholders and industry organizations to set aside tensions and develop “integrated strategies” to combat soaring healthcare costs and poor nutrition.
28 Apr 2022
--- Kellogg’s has taken the UK government to court, arguing the Nutrient Profile Model – used to calculate which foods are high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) – doesn’t take into account that breakfast... Read More
20 Apr 2022
--- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that saturated fats, sodium and added sugar intakes exceed dietary recommendations in most European populations. Energy also needs to be reduced, considering the high... Read More
19 Apr 2022
--- The next Dietary Guidelines for Americans for 2025-2030 are underway with a new emphasis on ultra-processed foods and food-based strategies to help prevent or manage overweight and obesity. This guidance, released every five... Read More
15 Apr 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, the UK’s Department of Health and Social Care aims to implement an approach that limits in-store placement and multi-buy pricing promotions on F&B high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS).... Read More
07 Apr 2022
--- UK rules requiring takeaways, restaurants and cafés to display calorie information for non-prepackaged food and soft drinks are now in force. Calorie counts will now be displayed on menus, online menus, third-party... Read More
06 Apr 2022
--- Biotechnology company Bioenergy Life Science’s (BLS) ribose has been shown in pre-clinical trials to significantly increase adenosine 5’ monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) at a low dosage, both with... Read More