weight management

06 Dec 2019
--- Limiting food consumption to a ten-hour window each day can lead to weight loss, lower blood pressure and more stable insulin levels. This is according to a pilot study from the University of California San Diego School of... Read More
05 Dec 2019
--- Researchers from Tufts University, US, have developed a process that may unlock the commercial potential of tagatose, a low-calorie, low-glycemic sugar. By using bacteria as tiny bioreactors that encapsulate the enzymes and... Read More
03 Dec 2019
--- New research shows that supermarkets are not linked to obesity in children, but that they instead contribute to reducing child undernutrition. Hunger and undernutrition continue to pose significant societal problems in... Read More
03 Dec 2019
--- Festive hot drinks sold at many high street coffee chains, such as Starbucks, Costa Coffee and Caffe Nero are “loaded with sugar,” and have “failed” to meet government-mandated sugar reduction... Read More
02 Dec 2019
--- The Dutch government is set to implement the Nutri-Score food labeling system to its food products by mid-2021, according to the Dutch National Institute for Health and Environment (RIVM). The move seeks to address a rising... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- A global move back to traditional ways of eating, over prescribed diets and fast food, is necessary to advance toward a food system that respects the environment, culture and the human health. This was the main sentiment put... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- In a bid to harness personalized nutrition to curb poor diets in the US, five nutrition organizations have come together to form the American Nutrition Association (ANA). The participating groups are American College of... Read More
27 Nov 2019
--- Nestlé will roll out Nutri-Score nutrition labeling on its products in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The voluntary front-of-pack scheme classifies foods and... Read More
26 Nov 2019
--- With two-thirds of the Australian population predicted to be overweight or obese by 2030, a ten-year-long national obesity strategy is set to be launched by the Australian and state and territory governments through the... Read More
22 Nov 2019
--- Ginseng extract could help fight obesity by inducing the growth of Enterococcus faecalis, which can produce myristoleic acid (MA). This unsaturated long-chain fatty acid (LCFA) then activates brown adipose tissue (BAT),... Read More
20 Nov 2019
--- While high-protein foods are in vogue, too much of the nutrient can harm the kidneys. This is highlighted by three scientists who have collaborated on an editorial calling for wider awareness. Although the kidney risks of a... Read More
20 Nov 2019
--- In spite of – or perhaps because of – the rise of indulgent snacking, the chocolate sector is seeing renewed interest in its nutritional benefits. This is taking the form of both marketing cacao as a superfruit... Read More
19 Nov 2019
--- In a bid to resolve the controversy around the role of vitamin D intake and women with reproductive disorders, a study conducted by the Finnish University of Oulu has concluded that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is... Read More
18 Nov 2019
--- Sugar reduction has become a hot topic in the food and beverage industry as growing pressure from consumers and governments alike forces manufacturers to focus on reformulation. Ahead of her talk tomorrow about key... Read More
15 Nov 2019
--- In the same way that Beyond Meat has disrupted traditional vegan burgers and meat alternatives, Unbun Foods is poised to disrupt the traditional bakery industry with its grain-free, keto-friendly bakery products. This is... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- Agri-food organization Sustain is calling on the next UK government to plan policies that will restrict hot food takeaways near schools. The move follows a report called Hot Food Takeaways: Planning a route to healthier... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- Gone are the days of clumsily reaching for a catch-all term for often-processed foods with alluring combinations of fat, sugar, carbohydrates and sodium – a new study has created a data-driven definition of... Read More
31 Oct 2019
--- Avocados may hold the power to help manage obesity and reduce the risk of diabetes, according to a new study conducted at the University of Guelph, Canada. The mice study found that a fat molecule only present in avocados,... Read More
30 Oct 2019
--- DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is launching a new flagship dairy enzyme that facilitates a total sugar reduction of 35 percent or more. This is while generating prebiotic dietary fiber in situ through the natural... Read More
25 Oct 2019
--- Incentivized by growing customer demands for sugar reduction and fiber enrichment, Cargill is investing US$35 million in Europe to add a line of soluble fibers to its current portfolio of starches, sweeteners and... Read More