Personalised nutrition start-up Mixfit have been causing a stir in recent months, as the company launched concepts for its consumer-facing personalised nutrition system, before selling a 50% stake DSM. So, what’s all the fuss about?
From a nutritious (and cheap) flour made from the by-product of tofu production to sugar, beer and biodegradable plastic made from almond husks, 'waste' is a dirty word in today's food industry. FoodNavigator found out more at this year's...
While consumers are starting to recognise the importance of a stable blood glucose level the benefits are still often underestimated, according to energy drink brand State. So it is using its elite athlete ambassadors (tennis star Caroline Wozniacki,...
Making sure both mother and baby get the right diet - and avoid potentially serious deficiencies - is vital. But how much do parents actually know and understand about nutrition ... and what can be done to try and boost knowledge and understanding?
The promise of personalised nutrition has been cooled somewhat by the issues surrounding the use of sensitive personal health data, given by the consumer in order to utilise personalised nutrition services.
Supplementation of a probiotic strain was linked to improved postpartum depression symptoms, according to research by Dr. Rebecca Slykerman, a senior research fellow of the Department of Psychological Medicine in the University of Auckland.
Soon-to-be released guidelines for contract manufacturing organizations and quality standards from the International Probiotics Association will drive the industry to optimal practice, says IPA's vice president.
Industry needs to better strive for regulatory equivalence across Asia, and indeed globally, while also educating policymakers that the fast-paced industry can no longer be governed by rules that are 20 or 30 years old.