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Iodised salt is not enough to fight deficiency in pregnant women: Researchers

Mandatory iodisation of table salt in Turkey has helped iodine deficiency in school children, but pregnant women still require a boost from supplements, according to researchers.

Researchers advise iodine-deficient pregnant women to take 100–200 micrograms (μg) per day of iodine-containing supplements in addition to iodised salt

‘Mamma mia!’ Italian researchers say ‘si’ to probiotic pasta

Italian researchers have developed a functional pasta rich in polyphenols and fortified with probiotic strain Bacillus coagulans.

Brown seaweed extract battles cancer

Health evidence for fucoidan stacks up as a new Australian study finds that the seaweed polysaccharide has potential to battle Helictobacter pylori-related diseases and gastric cancer through an anti-adhesion mechanism.

UBM says security and comfort of attendees is ‘paramount’; registrations up 6%

32 firms pull out of FiE in wake of Paris attacks

Around 32 of 1400 exhibiting companies (3%) have pulled out of the industry event Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) next week in Paris following the city’s fatal attacks, despite efforts from the organiser to up security.


Complementary health red tape review well received by industry

A final report by an independent review panel on how to streamline regulations in Australia’s complementary medicines sector has stressed the importance of cutting red tape.

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