Delivering co-enzyme Q10 complexed with beta-cyclodextrin may increase the bioavailability of the nutrient, with the benefits experienced by all, according to a new study.
Following the latest negative opinions from EFSA regarding Antioxidant health claims, where do we go from here? The NutraIngredients Antioxidants 2010 Conference will lift the lid on current situation, ongoing...
Glanbia is expected to make acquisitions in the nutritional ingredients sector if the mooted sale of its Dairy Ireland business goes ahead.
A diet rich in berries may reduce levels of inflammatory markers associated with liver health and metabolic syndrome, says a new study from Finland.
Vitamin A may play a critical role in production of energy in our cells, says an international team of researchers who claim to have solved the “nearly 100-year-old question” of...
BASF was hard hit by the global downturn in 2009 and is turning to sustainability measures as a means of cutting costs and getting the business back on track.
The ability of resistant starch to promote the feeling of fullness is dependent on the size of the ‘dose’, according to a new study from Canada.
Italy’s Indena has been granted the ISO14001 certification for its main production site of Settala (Milan) as the company continues to reduce its environmental impact.
The Food and Drug Administration and the European Food Safety Authority have similar criteria in place when it comes to evaluating health claim-backing evidence – both prefer human intervention trials.
DHA omega-3 is one of the few ingredients to benefit from the European Union nutrition and health claims process so far, and Martek's VP of regulatory affairs, Rodney Gray, looks...
Spanish food giant Ebro Puleva is set to depart the dairy category where its Puleva Omega-3 milk has been a pioneering product, following an agreement to sell off its dairy...
The link between gut microflora populations and weight may also extend to pregnancy, with a new study revealing that women who gain excessive weight during pregnancy have different microfloral profiles.
Consumption of a beverage rich in cocoa flavanols may boost blood flow to the muscles and ease the demands on the heart during exercising, says a new study from Australia.
Dutch chemical company, DSM has sold its LAFTI range of probiotic strains targeted at immunity enhancement to the Institut Rosell-Lallemand but is to retain the dairy segment.
Basil Mathioudakis, the Head of the European Commission unit on Food Law, Nutrition and Labelling tells Shane Starling how it came to be that a whole batch of European Union...
Insufficient blood levels of vitamin D may be associated with the accumulation of fat in muscle tissue, leading to lower muscle strength, says a new study.
Acacia gum specialist CNI has developed a new version of its Fibregum ingredient, which can be used to make fibre-enriched beverages.
Timber! The latest axe blow from EFSA has fallen, and this time it has taken one of the biggest trees in the nutrition forest: Antioxidants. But let’s not mourn...
Insufficient levels of vitamin D may reduce our immune system’s ability to react to infection, says new research from Denmark.
Celebrity Slim manufacturer, Probiotec, is planning major expansion in Europe as it sets up its first manufacturing base outside of Australia in Ireland.
After months of silence the director general of the International Probiotics Association (IPA) has delivered a scathing attack on the European Food Safety Authority’s “flawed” health claim assessment methods.
Key agreements and partnerships are helping Israeli child nutrition specialists Anlit expand into the growing health and wellness for children in the EU.
UK-based omega-3 supplements brand, Equazen, has had a further Article 14 health claim for its Eye q product rejected by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Regular consumption of cocoa flavanols may decrease blood pressure in people with mild hypertension, but only at high doses, says a new study from Australia.
Supplements of an extract from French maritime pine bark may improve kidney health by improving blood flow and reducing the risk of hypertension-related kidney damage, says a new study.