Probiotics may help older people tackle antibiotic-induced oral Candida, says industry backed research.
The food industry is missing a billion euro trick when it comes to ageing population, says Lauren Bandy, senior nutrition analyst at Euromonitor International.
Probiotics are more effective when ingested with dairy products, UC Davis research suggests.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved three children’s health claims for immune health and energy-yielding metabolism but rejected a fourth infant claim for the reduction of gastrointestinal discomfort....
Probiotic fermented milk may improve airway allergies through immune system shift, says Argentinian research funded by Danone.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is reviewing a health claim application for creatine and muscle function in the elderly following an application from German chemical company AlzChem AG.
The probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG ATCC 53103 may not change the host’s gut microbiota but may stimulate anti-inflammatory activities of microbes already resident, says a new study.
The REFIT report – and therefore nutrient profiles – was removed from the European Parliament plenary agenda in Strasbourg yesterday.
Consuming a Lactococcus lactis-fermented milk product may help reduce intestinal inflammation and oxidative stress in lab mice with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), says a new study.
One size does not fit all when it comes to sports nutrition, says British protein drink brand, For Goodness Shakes.
A study comparing fibrous flaxseed with probiotics has questioned the latter’s ability to alter gut microbiota and improve obesity-related metabolic diseases.
The European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) voted to scrap nutrient profiles last month – contrary to what media and industry understood at the time.
Nestlé has filed a patent for probiotics to be taken during pregnancy and lactation, which it says help reduce the risk of allergies for the infant.
The gut microbe Akkermansia muciniphila may hold the key to better metabolic health and healthier body fat distribution in people who are overweight or obese, say researchers.
The EU’s ban on prebiotics and probiotics as marketing tools has cost the market €500m and will cost a further €1bn by 2020 according to Euromonitor International data – and...
UK-based researchers are seeking industry collaboration and inspiration for work creating electrospun nanofibres that could provide improved products and ingredient delivery systems for foods.
DuPont Nutrition and Gelita have filed health claim applications for bowel and joint health.
Fortified milk could help to boost the value of milk sales, despite supermarket price war slashing the price of the white stuff to as little as 89p for a four...
The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs committee has voted to reject amendments to the EU Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation, which would have seen nutrient profiles abandoned.
Inaccurate home testing and self-diagnosis is leading to unnecessarily restrictive diets and malnutrition, says a report claiming to make sense of allergies.
A mother's environment and dietary habits around the time of conception could permanently change the function of genes influencing the risk of diseases in her child, say researchers.
Finnish food-agriculture giant Raisio has launched its cholesterol-lowering, plant stanol-based Benecol brand in China in a powder form via mostly medical channels in its big coastal cities.
Supplementing enteral nutrition with a probiotic strain may reduce the risk of bowel tissue death and other serious health risks in premature infants, says a systematic review.
Abbott Laboratories has filed an international patent for a process it says allows it to produce better-tasting powders with improved nutrient content.
Key European Parliament committee votes could push the European Commission to “eliminate” nutrient profiles from the 2006 nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR).