Italy’s Ministry of Health has made available a document that looks into improving the nutritional needs of the country’s elderly by addressing the ‘triple burden of malnutrition’ that this group is susceptible to.
The EFSA has given the green light on a Novel Foods application from Baïa Food for its ‘Dried Miracle Berry’ (DMB) ingredient. We caught up with the Spanish start-up to learn more about its innovative approach to sugar reduction.
From daily dietary microbe intake recommendations to emerging health endpoints like PCOS and weight management, and understanding the changing retail landscape, the exceptional content at the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit continues...
Betaine supplementation may be a useful nutritional strategy to regulate the immune system, according to sports scientists, who also think the micronutrient may reduce injury risk as a result of overtraining.
Tumour cells poison themselves when consuming an Omega-3 fatty acid due to an inability to store it correctly, a study claims, which proposes this mechanism to explain the fatty acid’s cancer-fighting abilities.
‘Designer’ biotherapeutics rationally designed to address the dysbiotic microbiome seen in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis may be the ‘breakthrough’ researchers are looking for in tackling these conditions.
Gut health. It’s everywhere. It’s hard not to go a day without hearing about the microbiome or the launch of a new probiotic. But the more we learn about this enigma within us, the more questions arise.
Supplementation with a novel bacterium isolated from the human gut may counteract diet-induced obesity, insulin resistance, and inflammation, says a new study that creates “an incredible scientific opportunity”.
Using a nanocarrier delivery system, the olive oil-derived extract Hydroxytyrosol can act as a protective agent against Parkinson’s-related neurodegeneration, according to a new study from the Centre for Nutraceuticals, University of Westminster.
Consumers suffering from chronic diseases or cancer could be vulnerable to the empty promises and misleading health claims, which is why Dr Janet Schloss, the latest guest on our NutraChampion podcast, has made it her mission to drive an evidence-based...
Regular high caffeine consumption is associated with a higher risk of developing glaucoma in people with a genetic predisposition to elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), according to a new large-scale study.
The European Commission (EC) has been accused of ‘abandoning all ambition on botanicals,’ after a recent evaluation of regulation on nutrition and health claims, concluded ‘further study’ was required.
Caroline Beckman started her career at just 18 years old. Less than a decade later she has founded, advised and invested in over 10 companies. The founder and CEO of Nouri credits much of her success to her mother, who homeschooled her.
A new Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program bulletin on pomegranate adulteration finds that the situation has improved somewhat in the past five years, but that a still unacceptably high amount of fraudulent products are in the market.
Findings from the Food4Me trial reveals that personalised nutrition advice achieves greater reductions in foods high in fat, sugars and salt as global initiatives target these foods to address the obesity crisis.
Chr. Hansen has received European Commission (EC) approval to produce a novel prebiotic used in infant formula from a new microbial source, in an application that further drives the products’ premiumisation.
A survey of frontline health care workers across six countries found that those who followed plant-based or pescatarian diets were significantly less likely to suffer severe COVID-19 symptoms, compared with those who followed other diets.
Biotech start-up FitBiomics has launched its first consumer product under the Nella brand, with more to come from the company that is mining the microbiomes of elite athletes for next generation probiotics.
A smart toilet that uses artificial intelligence is making a splash at Duke University. The tool, which is under development, can be retrofitted within the pipes of an existing toilet to help analyze stool. The new technology could assist in managing...
Supplementation with the branded ashwagandha root extract KSM-66 may boost cardiorespiratory endurance and recovery in healthy athletic adults, while simultaneously help with stress management, says a new study.
A Swedish cohort study which assessed associations between healthy food choices and human gut microbiota composition has pointed out the notable impact of dietary fiber and red meat on the health of the gut microbiome.
Nutraceutical specialists Lehvoss Group have revealed details of a new venture with Danish ingredients firm Engredo that looks to expand and build on product portfolios’ availability throughout Europe.