All news articles for February 2020

Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

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Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

By Nathan Gray

Interest in the use of probiotics and prebiotics as ingredients in food continues to grow, as consumers and industry look for microbiome-friendly foods. But just how doe these ingredients impact food development and, in particular, the texture of foods?

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Specific gut bacteria linked to ulcerative colitis

By Nikki Hancocks

Researchers have discovered the specific gut bacteria that are depleted in patients with ulcerative colitis leading to hope for the use of supplements to help treat these patients as well as those with Crohn's disease.

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Personalised nutrition: How can brands tap into the trend?

By Nikki Hancocks

Consumers are increasingly demanding more ownership of their health and advances in technology are allowing them to do so but how can companies tap into this trend for personalised and digital health? Market research provider Euromonitor International...

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The connection between poor sleep and unhealthy diet: Study

By Danielle Masterson

Women with poor overall sleep quality consume higher amounts of added sugars associated with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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