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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
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.
Proanthocyanidin-rich grape seed extracts may protect the intestines from the deleterious effects of a high-fat/high-carbohydrate diet, according to data from a rat study.
Shopping for specialty foods could become easier after an EU committee voted to lift restrictions preventing retailers from selling products online to consumers living in another member state.
A formula that blends curcumin and turmeric oils can prove effective against the activity and inflammatory burden of colitis, a study has determined.
In its latest cleanup of its food facility registration database, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has culled an eye-opening 28% of existing registrations. The biggest drops happened in overseas...
Strong first-quarter growth for pharmaceutical and speciality ingredients player Lonza will pave the way for higher-than-expected sales growth in 2017, said the firm as it upgraded its full-year outlook.
New omega-3 laser testing technology in New Zealand has showed that 11 widely-available supplements were in line with their label claims, “which should give consumers reassurance regarding the quality of...
A spate of recent reports have accused a top member of Scotland’s food standards agency of bias after revealing her financial ties to a major chocolate firm - is the...
With unusual ingredients (think sea buckthorn, cacao nibs and 'ugly' vegetables), convenient packaging and a focus on minimal processing, manufacturers can shake up the saturated and mature prepared soup market,...
A molecule made from omega-3 fish oil could help damaged brain and retina cells survive in the event of a stroke or other neurodegenerative and eye-blinding disorders, a study has...
A rogue batch of dietary food supplements with excessive levels of aluminium withdrawn from Czech Republic over health concerns.
Consuming protein from plants rather than meat greatly reduces chances of type 2 diabetes, new research shows.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a public consultation on its draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for riboflavin (vitamin B2).
Genes involved in behavioral and psychological traits appear to drive a significant part of someone’s food preferences and dietary habits, says a new study from Spain.
Reckitt Benckiser’s £14.3bn takeover of baby food manufacturer Mead Johnson Nutrition is expected to be completed by the end of September.
Harnessing the heritage of Traditional Chinese Medicine with modern supplement and functional food trends can help Chinese companies boost growth at home and across Asia – providing it is backed...
Despite its recent mega mergers and billion-dollar business deals, DuPont is still very much focussed on collaborating with start-ups. “Not everything has to be invented in our labs,” its nutrition...
Chlorogenic acids – the most abundant polyphenols in coffee – may help people fall asleep and boost fat burning during sleep, suggests a new study from Japan.
The UK and France are early target markets for new tea and coffee concepts containing soluble pea fibre, says founder.
The Norwegian Research Council will fund a four year study to explore the relationship between calcium metabolism and vitamin K2, says NattoPharma.
Beetroot juice supplementation could improve cognitive function in older people as study results showed an enhanced ability by the brain to form new neural connections.
Aker BioMarine has pulled the plug on its patent infringement suit that was being pursued before the International Trade Commission. But the company is still suing a Norwegian competitor and...
The mental and physical stresses associated with military training may be detrimentally affecting the health of the gut in US soldiers, potentially opening doors to nutritional interventions.
Nutritionally tailored that lack certain non-essential amino-acids could help boost the performance of traditional cancer treatments, say researchers.
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