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Big, fat and deficient: The UK’s double diet burden

Micronutrient deficiencies have been overshadowed by the so-called ‘war on sugar’, science director for British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) warns following the publication of a report.

Study shows adding milk protein to breakfast and lunch benefits seniors

Protein is a critical nutrient for building and maintaining muscle, and new research published in the January edition of The Journal of Nutrition has found that eating an even amount...

Drinkable yogurt global market to grow by $13bn over next four years

The drinkable yogurt market is set to expand by approximately $13bn by 2020, according to a recent analysis by Technavio.

Milk found to raise children’s vitamin D level: study

Children who drink at least three glasses of milk per day had a higher serum vitamin D level than their peers who drink milk in lesser amounts, a new study...

Arla to cut 500 jobs in efficiency plan

Arla Foods is planning to cut 500 jobs across its business, as part of structural changes designed to make the business more energy efficient and globally focused.

Unlocking the anti-inflammatory power of breast milk

Researchers have urged further investigation into the anti-inflammatory of galactosyllactoses, which are present in human breast milk during late pregnancy but rapidly decline over early lactation. 

Probiota day 1: Tweet by tweet

This year our event Probiota kicked off with the workshop 'Prebiotics – a return to true science'. Experts in the field gathered to cut loose from complex regulation and commercial...

Higher omega-3 content in fresh cow's milk reduces asthma risk, study finds

Fresh, unprocessed cow’s milk has a higher content of omega-3 fatty acids than pasteurised, homogenised or low-fat milk, say German researchers. 

Low-protein infant formula not detrimental to mental performance: Study

Protein content of infant formula does not impact the long term mental performance of children, suggests research for the EU Childhood Obesity Project Group. 

Special edition: Microbiome metrics & advances

Probiotic firms must refresh ‘mumsy’ marketing

Probiotic players must engage the so-called millennial generation if they are to avoid being jostled out of the health yoghurt aisle, says Euromonitor International.  

Deficiency of vitamin B12 a concern among elderly

Lack of vitamin B12 among the elderly has been linked with serious health conditions, and researchers in Canada found that vitamin B12 deficiency is prevalent in long-term care facilities.

Smart policy? If UK breastfeeding rates rose by 1%, kids would earn £33m more collectively

Even marginal increases in breast feeding rates could be worth millions to society when considering the benefit to cognitive development, UK and German researchers have calculated using over 10,000 school...

Global whey protein market worth €12bn+ by 2020: Report

The global whey protein market will be worth $13.5 billion (€12.39bn) by 2020 – up from $9.2bn (€8.44bn) in 2015, according to a report from BCC Research.

Don't ignore different flavour preferences of older consumers: Study

Certain flavours, such as ginger or mint, appeal to older consumers more than younger ones, and should be considered along with texture when targetting seniors in new product development (NPD).

Oral supplement associated with 50% lower deaths in older malnourished patients: Study

Giving oral nutritional supplements for 90 days after leaving hospital could reduce death rates for older malnourished patients with a heart or lung disease by 50%, according to a study published in Clinical Nutrition.  ...

European Parliament committee to vote on three objections

MEP urges rethink on ‘outrageous’ new formula marketing rules

A member of the European Parliament (MEP) has urged fellow politicians to support his objections to new rules on the marketing of baby foods, formulas and foods for special medical...

DSM offers digestive health advice

A collection of scientific studies, applications expertise, regulatory knowledge and consumer insights concerning digestive health has been launched by DSM Nutritional Products.

Vilkyskiu Pienine to open whey processing plant

Lithuanian dairy processor Vilkyskiu Pienine has announced plans to build a whey processing facility in the western city of Taurage.

DASH diet can still be healthy with more dairy: Study

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, dietary pattern can trade out some carbohydrates to include dairy fat, according to a study.

Guest article

Pulses, purple and portable protein - key baked goods trends for the year ahead

Branding and innovation expert Claire Nuttall – who has worked with many global food and drink businesses – reveals her pick of the trends set to shape the global baked...

Dear Santa…Nutrition industry writes its wish list for 2016

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the bloc not a firm was stirring, not even the Brussels flock. Nutrition industry stakeholders have hung up their stockings by the...

ASA ruling

Hare today, gone tomorrow: Nestlé boots Nesquik healthy bunny claims after UK challenge

Nesquik is no longer "a great start to the day" after the UK advertising authority ruled the product too high in sugar to bear health claims. ...

Study praises fortified dairy products’ effect on osteoporosis

New research has recommended the use of dairy products as a first-line strategy in the prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures, highlighting its benefits as a rich source of calcium and vitamin...

Game changers: Biggest health claim happenings of 2015

As the year draws to an end, we look back at the most significant health claim happenings of 2015 – what stood out to you? 

Targeting female consumers: Arla Foods Ingredients sees women turn to tailored protein

Women represent a big opportunity for food and beverage manufacturers, says Arla Foods Ingredients, with these consumers becoming increasingly discerning when it comes to protein quality.