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GM folate rice could help tackle neural tube defects, say researchers

Rice metabolically engineered to be rich in folates could help alleviate associated health problems of folate deficiency, according to researchers.

“The authorisation of these claims would see a major boost for sports men and women”

European sports nutrition sector backs EFSA caffeine opinion

The European sports nutrition sector says the recent EFSA opinion that backed daily caffeine intakes up to 400 mg per day, will lift the sector – if it makes it into EU law books.

Probiotic pill shows promise in blood sugar management and battling diabetes: Rat data

A genetically engineered strain of human gut bacteria from the lactobacillus family could help to slash in incidence of high blood sugar by up to 30%, according to new research in rats.

300-strong ‘teenage nutrition & health’ cohort extended to 2017; diabetes-obesity insights sought

A 300-person cohort assessing how youthful diet and lifestyle affects health via methods like amino acids, sugars and antioxidants measurement has been extended to 2017, with an aim to plug a gap in teenage data.

Clinical trial supports BLIS M18’s oral health benefits

Lozenges containing Streptococcus salivarius M18, branded as BLIS M18, for 30 days resulted in significant improvements in multiple measures of periodontal health, says a new study from India.

Infant formula processing 'scan' could boost global output by 100,000 tonnes: NIZO

Infant formula manufacturers could collectively boost production by 100,000 tonnes a year by reviewing aspects of their operations, NIZO Food Research claims.

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6 days to go! Probiota 2015 unveils game-changing innovation in pre- & probiotics
Probiota 2015, February 3-5, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

6 days to go! Probiota 2015 unveils game-changing innovation in pre- & probiotics

Probiota 2015 in Amsterdam is less than a week a way - a rare place where business...

Pre-diabetes: Public health time bomb … and industry opportunity
Special edition: Blood Sugar Management

Pre-diabetes: Public health time bomb … and industry opportunity

By 2035 it is estimated that 8% of the global population will be classed as ‘pre-diabetic' –...

Healthy Start? Failing of UK free vitamin program is ‘a missed opportunity’

Healthy Start? Failing of UK free vitamin program is ‘a missed opportunity’

A UK public health policy that promises to provide free vitamin supplements for low-income childbearing women and...

NutraIngredients Awards now open for entries

NutraIngredients Awards now open for entries

The inaugural NutraIngredients Awards is now open for entries, recognising the best ingredient, product and research innovators...

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Not a week goes by without media headlines talking about the potential of insects to help feed...

On the spike: The curious case of a contaminated sports supplement
Opinion

On the spike: The curious case of a contaminated sports supplement

‘Don’t take sports supplements, they can’t be trusted’ was the takeaway message from Welsh track stars Rhys...