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Supplement industry has changed and now our advice reflects that: Sweden

The Swedish National Food Agency (SLV) has released its first manual on best food supplement practice – something it says responds to the increasingly complex nature of the growing sector.

Oatmeal for breakfast may increase satiety and mean a lower calorie lunch

Consumption of oatmeal, rather than ready-to-eat-cereal, at breakfast may result in greater feelings of fullness and lower calorie intake at lunch, especially in overweight people, says research backed by PepsiCo owned Quaker Oats.

Maximum VMS lobbying battle brews in European parliaments

The supplement and pharmaceutical sectors are ramping up lobbying efforts of new and old Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) – and beyond – to act on the decades-long EU impasse over maximum permitted levels (MPLs) of nutrients in food supplements across the bloc.

Coffee is the new sunscreen? Study links consumption to reduced melanoma risk

Researchers suggest drinking four or more cups of coffee a day could decrease the risk of melanoma by 20%, saying it is possible that the drink has a ‘protective role’ against UVB-induced skin cancer.

French oligosaccharide specialist wins €5m VC funding

French pea starch player Olygose has won a €5m cash injection from three venture capitalists (VC) as the firm seeks to build markets outside western Europe, with the US and Asia key targets.

Fucoidan boost performance and slows tiring during exercise: Mouse data

Dietary supplementation with fucoidan from seaweed may delay fatigue during fatigue and boost overall endurance, says a new study from Taiwan.

Pulp fiction? Oranges vs orange juice: ACS study asks which is healthier

Researchers have pitted oranges and orange juice against each other, in an effort to find out which is better for health.  

Pea protein supplements match whey for muscle thickness gains: Roquette study

Supplementation with pea protein may produce the same bicep muscle thickness improvements as whey protein, suggests a new study from Roquette and the University of Burgundy in France.

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