women's health

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22 Feb 2024
--- Cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet (FMD) may reduce insulin resistance, liver fat, immune system aging, and biological aging, according to new research conducted at the University of Southern California (USC), US.
22 Feb 2024
--- Despite growing consumer awareness of the importance of adequate fiber intake, industry experts note that fiber consumption still lags behind the daily recommended intake. Speaking to Nutrition Insight, representatives of... Read More
21 Feb 2024
--- Plant ingredients producer Ingood by Olga is prioritizing breaking down the “barrier of acceptance” around plant-based products and targeting specialized nutrition such as food supplements. We catch up with... Read More
21 Feb 2024
--- Scientists reveal that consuming over 22% of dietary calories from protein can lead to an increased risk of atherosclerosis — the plaque or buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances on artery walls — by... Read More
21 Feb 2024
--- Roquette has launched four multi-functional pea proteins designed to improve taste, texture and creativity in plant-based food and high-protein nutritional products. By further expanding its Nutralys plant protein portfolio,... Read More
20 Feb 2024
--- Research links diets high in ultra-processed foods (UPFs) to various health concerns, but experts are unclear whether this results from their processing level or high sugar, salt, calories and fat content. Scientists... Read More
19 Feb 2024
--- A growing body of research supports the various health benefits of bioactives — molecules or active compounds found in plants and fungi. At the same time, extracting these compounds from plants can be expensive and... Read More
19 Feb 2024
--- Diverse communities of resident bacteria can protect the human gut from harmful pathogens by consuming nutrients that these disease-causing microorganisms need, suggest researchers at the University of Oxford, UK. They note... Read More
19 Feb 2024
--- Experts highlight that maintaining strong and healthy bones becomes increasingly important as women age. Several studies present prunes as a simple yet effective dietary solution, including recent research showing that... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- Implicit changes in the marketing and sales of food nudging the general public to make healthier dietary choices are effective, a new study by the Universities of Göttingen and Bonn, Germany, suggests. However, the... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- Nutrition and health manufacturer Balchem and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), US, have jointly established the Virginia Tech Mineral Metabolism Research Center. The center will... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- This week in nutrition news, Gnosis by Lesaffre touted the result of a recent study showing the heart health benefits of vitamin K2. Meanwhile, Process Integration & Predictive Analytics (PIPA) teamed up with Dairy... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- TurtleTree becomes the first ever precision fermentation dairy company to obtain a vegan certification for its animal product-free lactoferrin LF+. As the first lactoferrin to receive the Certified Vegan logo, the product... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- Austria-based whey producer Prolactal showcased lactose-free whey powders and on-the-go convenient formats at Biofach 2024, Nuremberg, Germany. We sit down with the company’s market segment manager, Shan Mahmood, to... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- A strong consumer awareness of the impact of gut health on overall well-being opens opportunities for prebiotic fibers — food components used by bacteria. Scientific evidence on their effect on the gut and skin... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- A new statement by the American Heart Association (AHA) emphasizes that heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the US, with emerging evidence that female-specific factors may exacerbate the risk of heart... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, we look at the results of a recent study showing that the use of salt substitutes can increase heart health by reducing the risk of incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- A new comprehensive review of studies examining the Nutri-Score front-of-pack nutritional ranking system points out that many of the studies drawing positive conclusions about the system were conducted by its developers or... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Food Consumer Observatory reveals that consumers are confused and uncertain about what classifies as ultra-processed foods (UPFs) and how it affects health in the... Read More
13 Feb 2024
--- Barcelona-based microbiome health supplement startup Yourgut is showcasing its line of natural shake powder mixes at Biofach 2024, in Nuremberg, Germany. The company says its offerings improve intestinal health, feed... Read More
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