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The Protein Works builds its muscles with diverse portfolio

UK sports nutrition company The Protein Works says that it plans to capitalise on worldwide appeal for its brand over the next year.

Seaweed an effective alternative for iodine supplementation, study finds

A study in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that seaweed supplementation can be an effective alternative for boosting the levels of iodine in women deficient in this vital nutrient.

Curcumin ingredient beats placebo in treating depression

A recent study on a curcumin formulation branded as BCM-95 has shown the botanical to be more effective than a placebo in treating symptoms of major depression.

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Obesity caused mainly by inactivity, not sugar from FoodManufacture.co.uk

The rise in obesity in the UK has been primarily caused by a decline in physical activity, not by increased calorie and sugar consumption, according to the Institute of Economic Affairs.

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Countries must rethink global system to address food security from FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Global food systems can no longer rely on “business as usual”, according to a leading international economist.

Clariant to develop Australian market with masterbatches plant from FoodProductionDaily.com

Construction has begun on a Clariant masterbatches plant in Sydney, Australia, to open in the fourth quarter 2014.

EFSA assesses prevalence and compliance of Listeria from FoodQualityNews.com

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has analysed data to estimate prevalence and contamination levels of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods at the retail level.

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Researchers unravel EU hydrocolloid health claims

Researchers unravel EU hydrocolloid health claims

Planning, wording and relevant science are the keys to fibre health claim success in the EU, researchers...

Lactoferrin trail aims to combat iron deficiencies

Trial underway to combat iron deficiencies with milk protein capsules

The University of Sydney will assess the effects of milk protein lactoferrin to meet the iron requirements...

Does sporting activity improve gut function?

Does sporting activity improve gut function?

Improved diversity of the intestinal microbiota in sports people could be due to gut barrier function, experts...

Döhler says ‘aloe’ to 'extraordinary' South African extracts

Döhler says ‘aloe’ to 'extraordinary' South African extracts

German natural ingredients behemoth Döhler is lining up what it is calling an, “extraordinary extract portfolio” of South African...

Uni of Bonn conducts ‘innovation impact’ EU health claims survey
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Uni of Bonn conducts ‘innovation impact’ EU health claims survey

The University of Bonn is asking all European Union food sector stakeholders to give input into the...

Coffee consumption lowers tinnitus incidence in women: 25-year study

Coffee consumption lowers tinnitus incidence in women: 25-year study

Caffeine intake may be associated with lower incidence of ear ringing in women, an American study has...

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