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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 young children is not fulfilling its potential to address vitamin deficiencies, say experts.

“Food companies will be able to use the knowledge that we develop.”

30 players, 5-years: EU project investigates obesity, energy and the microbiome (& more)

A 30-party, EU-backed project is investigating the human microbiome to better understand how gut microbial populations are affected by nutritional inputs – and its effect on human health factors like obesity and metabolism.

Gold medal Olympian talks supplement contamination and doping scandals

We need to work towards the point where there is no excuse for positive drug tests in professional sports, says Darren Campbell, the English gold medal Olympian and co-founder of nutrition firm Pro Athlete Supplementation (PAS).

Cancer concern: Norway proposes ‘tentative’ safe beta-carotene upper limit

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has proposed a ‘tentative’ upper maximum limit for beta-carotene in food supplements after a risk assessment suggested in this form it may increase the risk of lung cancer and death in smokers.

Eurolactis launches world's first carton-packed donkey milk

After years of development, Eurolactis has officially launched what it claims is the world's first carton-packed donkey milk. 

News in brief

Cumin prices on the up, but supplier suggests spike is temporary

Cumin prices have hit the highest level since late 2013 over fears that this year’s harvest may be smaller than previous years, but UK-based supplier EHL Ingredients suggests that pre-harvest price spikes are temporary.

Carotenoid from green algae shows ‘potent’ anti-fat activity

A carotenoid from green algae called siphonaxanthin may inhibit the development of fat cells and the build-up of fat in fat tissue, suggests new research from Japan. The compound could be a novel ingredient for use in weight management supplements, said the researchers.

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Early human microbiome studies may aid modern nutrition science

Early human microbiome studies may aid modern nutrition science

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Probiota 2015 programme reveals new format and a commitment to uncover new thinking
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NutraIngredients Awards now open for entries

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

Pre-diabetes: Public health time bomb … and industry opportunity
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By 2035 it is estimated that 8% of the global population will be classed as ‘pre-diabetic' –...

Gold medal Olympian talks contamination and doping scandals

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We need to work towards the point where there is no excuse for positive drug tests in...

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