It's not easy to keep up with the fast pace of the news, but the weekly nutra news review is your best shot. Our editors run down their weekly news highlights - giving you the inside track on the top news and analysis from the last seven days.
Food and Agriculture Organisation’s director-general José Graziano da Silva has called for legal and institutional frameworks to take the lead in addressing dietary gaps that characterise malnutrition.
Seven years since Parabel started commercializing protein derived from water lentils—also known as duckweed or Lemnaceae—the company found that supplement formulators in the US are more reluctant to use the ingredient than other plant-sourced proteins.
Firms looking to capitalise on probiotic interest should look to documentaries and the power of social media as channels to educate the consumer of the benefits live bacteria and yeasts’ give to the digestive system.
The link between gut bacteria and exercise continues to be an area of extreme interest with Finnish researchers publishing results that show the positive influence of endurance training on gut microbiota composition.