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EU glucose claims battle

Dextro Energy takes Commision to EU courts over banned glucose claims

The German nutrition company Dextro Energy is to take the European Commission to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg over five banned glucose health claims. 

Digitek is creeping onto the nutrition scene - and its bringing big potential with it

Health apps, home tests and other digitek are the future of nutrition research and public health strategies, according to top researchers in the field. 

From the lab to real-world application: Scientific insights are vital to innovation

Consumer-centric innovation must be coupled with real-world scientific insights that explain how to best deliver nutrition to those that need it, says Lucozade’s senior sports scientist.

Belgian court rules against 'misleading' Alpro soy product

Alpro’s use of the term ‘yoghurt variant’ for its soy- and plant-based products is misleading and must be removed, a Belgian court has ruled.

“The goal is to crystallise existing consensus..."

ILSI Europe establishes prebiotic and probiotic groups

The European branch of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) has established separate working groups to investigate the microbiota, mechanisms of action and intestine barrier function.

News in brief

Nuritas appoints ex-Nestlé president as CEO

Emmet Browne will join the Dublin-based food science and nutrition company Nuritas, it was announced today.

Equivocal study on Finnish women doesn't dim Vitamin D's role in lessening falls among elderly, experts say

A new vitamin D/exercise study on falls among older women has confirmed the vitamin’s role in bone health but falls short of a ringing endorsement for supplementation. But it’s one data point among the many that still point to the importance of getting additional vitamin D, said Duffy McKay, ND...

dispatches from Food Vision, Cannes

Salty, sour, spicy, bitter: Will soft drinks ever go beyond sweet?

Will ‘sweet’ always be superior in the soft drink category? Or will consumers embrace the whole world of senses and suss out alternative tastes?

Spotlight

Holland & Barrett global franchises plans

Holland & Barrett: ‘In 5-10 years our global franchises could be bigger than UK core’

Holland & Barrett plans a massive expansion of its global franchise base, something it says it is...

FAO Bangalore Report 'very positive step' towards affirming DIAAS method: Volac

FAO Bangalore Report 'very positive step' towards affirming DIAAS method: Volac

The Bangalore Report, the latest FAO assessment of the DIAAS protein quality measurement method, is a “very...

Whey protein may help weight loss but keep muscle

Which protein can help weight loss but keep muscle?

Greater energy from whey protein means greater loss of fat but retention of muscle while dieting, according...

Beauty From Within turns ugly for L’Oréal and Nestlé
Special edition: Beauty from within

Beauty From Within turns ugly for L’Oréal and Nestlé

It promised so much – the globe’s biggest cosmetic and food players L’Oréal and Nestlé applying serious...

Fat fighting microbes? New study backs GM probiotic to supress obesity

Fat fighting microbes? New study backs GM probiotic to supress obesity

Intestinal bacteria that have been genetically modified to secrete appetite supressing metabolites could help battle obesity and...

Danish supermarket pulls insects from shelves
News in brief

Danish supermarket pulls insects from shelves

Last week high-end supermarket, Irma, became the first retailer in Denmark to start selling insects – and...

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