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Higher dietary calcium linked to lower heart attack risk in Korean women, suggests study

Higher calcium intake was associated with decreased cardiovascular (CV) event risk in Korean women, according to a recent study in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Defining ‘nutritious’: Study compares expert and consumer assessments of healthy snacks

The term ‘nutritious’ is regularly used in product marketing, but the way in which consumers and ‘experts’ view the word may be different, say researchers calling for an agreed definition.

Regular protein key to seniors fight against frailty?

When it comes to maintaining muscle mass and fighting the risk of frailty, it’s not just about how much protein you get but how often you get it, new research...

Yoba-For-Life leads the way for ‘generic’ probiotics for health & wealth in Africa

Small probiotic yogurt businesses are springing up across Eastern Africa and having a big impact on local populations, boosting health and wealth for hundreds of thousands. How are they doing...

Calcium may not help prevent bone loss in men

Bone Mineral Density (BMD) and rates of bone loss showed no association with dietary calcium intake in men, according to a recent study in British Journal of Nutrition.

Yakult, DuPont, Danone and Watsons join stellar line-up for first Probiota Asia summit in Singapore

Top-level speakers from a raft of major probiotics manufacturers and suppliers will join international academics to present at our first Probiota Asia summit in Singapore in October.

International probiotics experts and global firms to feature at first Probiota Asia summit

A world-class line up of international probiotics experts will feature at our first Probiota Asia summit, to be held in Singapore in October.

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WATCH: Probiotics in China — ‘The market is set to explode’

The probiotics sector is forecast to soar by 23% in China to 2020 and even greater long-term growth beckons if the industry unites to better educate consumers and regulators.

How much milk protein can stimulate muscle growth after exercise in middle-aged men?

Just nine grams of milk protein may be sufficient to stimulate muscle build after resistance exercise, according to researchers from The University of Auckland and Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd.

Ganeden bets on inactivated probiotic ingredient for new applications

Probiotic giant Ganeden says its new immune ingredient looks to take the benefits of its validated strain into categories and areas that probiotics cannot be used.

Dutch consortium to Challenge time to market for new health products

Three Dutch companies aim to slash time to market through the use of low-cost predictive models that speed up pre-clinical and human trials.

Study supports probiotic yogurt’s immune boosting effects

Yogurt containing two probiotic strains plus heat-treated bacteria may boost the activity of immune cells called natural killer (NK) cells in people over 60, says a new study.

‘Next gen’ probiotics: Chr. Hansen adds 100 new strain development library

Danish bioscience firm Chr. Hansen says 100 new strains added to its library could help development of new commercial probiotics for a range of metabolic, immune, and digestive health issues.

Probiotics may counter obesity effects on vascular function: Study

Supplementing the diet with probiotic Bifidobacterium pseudocatenulatum CECT 7765 may reverse the detrimental effects that obesity has on the function of blood vessels, suggests preliminary data from lab mice.

Could chia oil help make margarine healthier?

Fortifying margarine with chia oil dramatically improves omega-3 content and boosts antioxidant properties, without harming flavour or texture.

What is a probiotic? IPA releases guidance document on qualifying probiotics

The definition of probiotic varies by region, and an increasing number of products potentially mislabeled as “probiotic”. In response, the International Probiotics Association has released a guidance document.

Great Ormond Street study suggests poor nutrition in children with IBD

The vast majority of patients fail to meet current guidelines for calcium and vitamin D, prompting calls for supplementation.

Vit D and calcium may reduce onset of early menopause: Study

Taking high doses of dietary vitamin D and calcium may be linked to a lower risk of early menopause as the findings could help in reducing health problems associated with...

Nestlé-backed study links probiotic strain and depression

Probiotics could help relieve symptoms of depression in addition to aiding gastrointestinal upsets, according to new Canadian research backed by Nestlé.

Is dairy a hindrance and not a help for probiotics growth?

The vast majority of new product development for functional foods featuring probiotics “remains in the dairy space”, but this may be more of a hindrance than a help for the...

Does a high-fibre claim on premium ice cream still sound indulgent? Absolutely, says Koupe

Dutch start-up Koupe's high-fibre, high-protein ice cream is more than just a 'healthy' product, says its founder, who aims to compete with premium brands Häagen-Dazs and Magnum.

Timing of probiotic consumption 'unimportant’ for colonization: Study

Should probiotics be consumed on an empty stomach or with a meal? A new study from the University of Milan suggests it doesn’t matter.

Dad’s vitamin D has impact on childhood growth and obesity risk

Pre-conception vitamin D intake is associated with height and weight of children at age five, according to new data.

Genetic study suggests vitamin D is not linked to asthma or dermatitis

Supplementation with vitamin D ‘is unlikely’ to reduce the risk of asthma, atopic dermatitis, or allergies, a new genetic study has found.

Eat more yoghurt for better bones, says study

Higher hip bone density and a reduced risk of osteoporosis have been found to occur after increased consumption of yoghurt in older women and men in Ireland.