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Indevex touts protein-fiber shake for weight loss

Indevex medical adviser: “The preload – it’s a head start. The result is that you have fewer cravings for unhealthy calories; that’s proven.”

Swedish biotech firm Indevex is hoping for clinical trial success with its patented preload blend after early results suggest an increase in satiety and weight loss. 

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Half of hospital patients fail to disclose dietary supplement use

A study in Singapore has found that over half of hospital patients do not disclose they are taking dietary supplements, which the authors say could put them at risk of adverse drug reactions.

Start-up Muscle Kitchen launches healthy meals-on-wheels concept

Start-up company Muscle Kitchen has launched a personalised cooked meals delivery service for fitness conscious clients around London.

FutureCeuticals demonstrates method for measuring antioxidant activity directly in blood

Ingredient supplier FutureCeuticals has announced results of a clinical study that quantifies the direct effect of its Spectra product on free radicals in human blood.

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Kind Vs Clif Bar: 5 tips to make your food product packaging protectable from FoodProductionDaily.com

‘One would be hard-pressed to find a marketing professional who did not believe in the uniqueness of his or her product branding portfolio. Indeed, store shelves are crowded with an ever-increasing variety of eye-catching and interesting product packaging, all in an attempt to lure a customer bewildered by choice.

Does snacking have a place in dietary guidelines? from BakeryAndSnacks.com

Yes, 'snacking’ has its place in health promotion campaigns but there are communication barriers to overcome and recommendations must consider age and meal behavior, a review finds.

Natural vs organic: What’s the difference, and do shoppers care? from FoodNavigator-USA.com

How clean is your label, and who decides - plaintiff's attorneys or Whole Foods Market? Are ‘all-natural’ claims still resonating with consumers or are other on-pack cues more important? And do shoppers understand the difference between natural and organic claims? 

Polish confectionery exports blossom and should continue without Russia: KPMG from ConfectioneryNews.com

Export value of the Polish confectionery market almost doubled in the last five years and shouldn’t stop growing even in case of a potential Russian embargo on confectionery, according to an expert. 

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Researchers unravel EU hydrocolloid health claims

Researchers unravel EU hydrocolloid health claims

Planning, wording and relevant science are the keys to fibre health claim success in the EU, researchers...

Lactoferrin trail aims to combat iron deficiencies

Trial underway to combat iron deficiencies with milk protein capsules

The University of Sydney will assess the effects of milk protein lactoferrin to meet the iron requirements...

Does sporting activity improve gut function?

Does sporting activity improve gut function?

Improved diversity of the intestinal microbiota in sports people could be due to gut barrier function, experts...

Döhler says ‘aloe’ to 'extraordinary' South African extracts

Döhler says ‘aloe’ to 'extraordinary' South African extracts

German natural ingredients behemoth Döhler is lining up what it is calling an, “extraordinary extract portfolio” of South African...

Uni of Bonn conducts ‘innovation impact’ EU health claims survey
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Uni of Bonn conducts ‘innovation impact’ EU health claims survey

The University of Bonn is asking all European Union food sector stakeholders to give input into the...

Coffee consumption lowers tinnitus incidence in women: 25-year study

Coffee consumption lowers tinnitus incidence in women: 25-year study

Caffeine intake may be associated with lower incidence of ear ringing in women, an American study has...

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