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Infant malnutrition and poor sanitation damages intestinal ecosystem even if diet improves: Mice data

Even moderate malnutrition in the young coupled with poor sanitation is enough to provoke environmental enteropathy (EE), a condition that debilitates the digestive system so that even if the diet improves, nutritional uptake remains compromised.

Malnutrition and poor hygiene combine to provoke

The Hacker’s Diet: Should we be looking at nutrition like a computer nerd?

The age of Silicon Valley and Digi-everything has seen the dawn of a new diet trend: ‘Biohacking’.

Q2: Sales up, profits down at DSM Nutritional Products

The food and nutrition ingredients division of Dutch giant DSM has seen sales rise 16% to €1.247bn (US$1.37bn) in Q2 but profits slipped 6% amid ongoing pricing challenges on some vitamins.

CODEX approves zinc citrate for use in infant and follow-on formula

Codex Alimentarius (Codex) has approved zinc citrate for use in foods for infants and young children - opening the door for it to become an "important zinc source" in infant formula.

Prebiotics improve gut microbiota in obese kids: Study

A prebiotic-rich diet may shift the gut microbiota profiles of obese children to a more beneficial profile, regardless of whether the obesity was related to lifestyle or genetics, says a study from an international team of researchers.

Sugar-free marzipan with added fiber: ‘It’s not all about sugar, sugar, sugar,’ says developer

Swedish ingredients firm Bayn Europe has packed dietary fibers into its marzipan sugar replacer to add a valuable health twist, its developer says.

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