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Eating fish weekly may prevent brain ageing regardless of omega-3 content: Study

Eating baked or broiled fish once a week may prevent age-related grey matter loss, regardless of how much omega-3 fatty acid it contains, according to an American study.

Sports nutrition fuels Glanbia double-digit H1 revenue growth

Fueled by the continuing success of its Global Performance Nutrition division, Irish dairy Glanbia recorded a double-digit increase in revenue for the first half of 2014.

FTC's fines on weight loss claims total more than all other categories combined, CRN database shows

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has launched a new tool for members that puts together in one place data on recent enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission regardling claims made in advertising. The resource can help them avoid making the same mistakes, said Steve Mister, president and CEO of...

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Growth of aluminium products foiled by Russian dairy embargo from FoodProductionDaily.com

The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) has released its half year results for 2014.

Sweeteners face slow growth prospects in Europe and US from FoodNavigator.com

Changes in consumer behaviour are having major impact on demand for high-intensity sweeteners globally, with Europe and the US facing the prospect of slower growth while demand remains strong in Asia and South America, says IHS.

Gut feelings: Researchers suggest microbiota may manipulate eating behaviours from FoodNavigator.com

The link between our microbiota and health and behaviour may go as far as playing a role in the foods we crave, and could be controlled by modifying our gut bacteria speak to us, suggest researchers. 

Reaction to FDA's proposed Nutrition Facts updates

AHPA to FDA: Clarify protein labeling from NutraIngredients-USA.com

Although it generally supports the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed Nutrition and Supplement Facts label changes, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) urged the agency to adopt the Digestible Indispensable Amino Acid Score (DIAAS) method for evaluating protein content on product labels.

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Russia food ban amended: Dietary supplements excluded

Russia removes dietary supplements from import ban list

Russia has amended its ‘total embargo’ on western food imports to exclude dietary supplements, vitamin and mineral mixes,...

Omega-3 foods linked to Lou Gehrig disease risk reduction

Omega-3 foods linked to Lou Gehrig disease risk reduction

Eating foods high Omega 3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of developing the incurable neurodegenerative disease...

European minerals market soars on high-quality supps boom

European minerals market soars on high-quality supps boom

A desire among European consumers to spend more on superior quality nutraceuticals has fuelled a boom in...

Muscle Kitchen launches healthy meals-on-wheels concept

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...

Patients fail to disclose dietary supplement use

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...

Indevex NGC Preload shake may aid satiety and weight loss

Indevex touts protein-fiber shake for weight loss

Swedish biotech firm Indevex is hoping for clinical trial success with its patented preload blend after early results suggest...

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