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Hemp for human food consumption finally gets the green light in Australia and New Zealand

Hemp foods are finally set to hit Australian plates after regulators approved legislation legalising low-THC hemp for human consumption as a food.

FOOD VISION ASIA 2017

From functional products to fortification: How the UN's Sustainable Development Goals can boost business outcomes

Tapping in to the UN’s Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) through fortification, functional products and reformulation can offer the food industry substantial growth opportunities – but more needs to be done...

Dispatches from Experimental Biology 2017

Study explores how gut microbial populations impact cognitive function

A greater abundance of gut bacteria from the phylum Bacteriodetes is associated with better cognitive function in adults, says a new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at...

Lutein & zeaxanthin isomers may reduce stress: RCT data

Dietary supplementation with the macular carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin isomers may reduce psychological stress and improve measures of emotional health, say new results from the LAMA II study. 

NutriForm Business Days gets ready for its first year

Millennials and microbiota probiotics are on the agenda for a two day food supplements event taking place in September.

Dragons Den event for nutrition industry a "win-win" for all concerned

DSM has dubbed its forthcoming Innovation Partnering Conference a "win-win" for itself and nutrition entrepreneurs as it looks to unearth the rising stars of fermented foods and bio-preservation....

EU low-cal diet industry "could fold" if rules rubber stamped, warns trade body

New rules on low calorie diets could wipe out manufacturers and distributors of weight loss programmes in Europe, according to an industry trade body which is urging regulators to seek...

Disease-fighting broccoli nutrients thrive under alternate nitrogen source

Controlling the nitrogen source used by plants can increase the nutrient profile of commercially valuable vegetables like broccoli, reducing the use of pesticides in the process. 

Kyowa Hakko launches new amino acid blend, revamps quality message

Kyowa Hakko has launched a new amino acid blend called Setria Performance Blend to capitalize on the growth of the sports nutrition sector.  The launch also coincides with a new...

Dispatches from Experimental Biology 2017

Curcumin may boost recovery and maintain performance during workouts

Dietary supplements formulated with highly bioavailable curcumin may allow for faster recovery after competition-level training, and blunt training-related decreases in performance , says new data presented at Experimental Biology 2017. 

'New generation' bilberry extract to compete on price and quality

A 'new generation' of bilberry extract is being launched with a focus on eye health and sports nutrition, say those behind the launch.

Do we need weight-related guidelines for omega-3, or just to get more in general?

Body size and weight plays an important role in the benefits that can be gained from omega-3 supplements, according to a new RCT that suggests age-related guidelines for children may...

Glanbia's patent-pending powder process removes need for lecithin in drinks

Glanbia has developed BevEdge, a patent-pending technology that allows manufacturers to remove lecithin from protein powders and beverages, cleaning up the ingredient list and removing a potential allergen.

Iron fortification efforts boosted by protein-nanoparticle combo

A combination of whey protein nanofibrils and iron nanoparticles could help food and drink formulators provide a sustainable and cost-effective strategy to reduce iron-deficiency.

Some like it hot: Cayenne pepper curbs appetite and boosts satiety

Adding to cayenne pepper to food can curb hunger, increase satiety and reduce cravings for salty food - but it increases the desire to eat sweet and fatty foods, Danish...

GALLERY: Your guide to what's happening at Vitafoods 2017

With Vitafoods 2017 just around the corner, we take a look at the latest innovation, product launches, and other interesting offerings at the three-day event. Take a browse through our...

Dispatches from Experimental Biology 2017

Broccoli may beneficially affect microbiota diversity: Study

Consuming broccoli may change the diversity and composition of the microbiota in the gastrointestinal tract, says a new study.

Valuable protection: Is the variety of gut bacteria more important than immune system in newborns?

A wide variety of gut bacteria may provide more protection against newborn infections than previously thought, say researchers who suggests the diversity of bacteria rather than the age of the...

Belgium proposes legal changes on self-checking and food supplements

Legislative changes in Belgium's General Food Law Act could see changes to existing rules on the maximum levels for various nutrients, while for some nutrients the maximum levels could be removed...

News in brief

€220m EU investment injection for Mediterranean food projects

The EU will invest €220 million in water and food projects in the Mediterranean area as part of the PRIMA programme.         

Human data backs FMT to improve brain functions and reduce healthcare burden

Faecal microbiota transplants (FMT) could significantly reduce hospitalisations and improve signs of cognitive impairment caused by severe liver disease, new human data suggests.

News in brief

Food and drink drives ‘good start’ for Novozymes

Enzymes and food biotechnology giant Novozymes saw a 3% growth in sales in the first quarter of 2017, driven by strong performances in Food & Beverages and Bioenergy.

FOOD VISION ASIA 2017

Algae and insects: How to feed 9bn people a nutritious diet by 2050

Algae can become the world’s first ‘real superfoood’ and, along with edible insect products, help feed the growing global population in a more sustainable and nutritious fashion.

Vitamin D blunts negative impact of statins in diabetes patients post-exercise: RCT

Vitamin D supplementation for patients with type 2 diabetes improves cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle mitochondria among those who are taking statins, a new RCT reveals

VITAFOODS 2017 PREVIEW

Sustainable and water dispersible plant sterol launches in EU

A new water-dispersible and palm-free plant sterol could save manufacturers time and money in production, says Lipofoods ahead of the new ingredients launch.

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