Personalised Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (PNLM) could address the causes of chronic conditions if socio-economic, cultural, ethnic and diversity barriers can be overcome, says a leading professional body.
Poland’s Sanitary and Epidemiological Council has met to determine maximum calcium and potassium levels contained in Tribulus terrestris L. and Rhodiola rosea preparations for use in dietary supplements.
Despite some confusion in the marketplace and an unresolved citizen’s petition on the issue, dietary supplement brands should label all nutrition information, particularly calories on sports nutrition products, industry experts tell NutraIngredients-USA.
Belgian biotech company Inbiose, which develops human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), has submitted its application for a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) approval by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of four HMOs.
Multimedia posts made by a ketone supplement firm have fallen foul of advertising guidelines after the posts made unauthorised health claims and for implying that food supplements could treat diseases.
The British Society of Gastroenterology has published updated guidelines for the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in which probiotics may prove effective for general symptoms and abdominal pain linked to the condition.
Increasing popularity of plant-based sports nutrition has compelled sports nutritionist, TJ Waterfall, to compile a new guide designed to educate consumers and promote the industry’s commitment to vegan and vegetarian nutrition.
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.
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.
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.
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) recent decision to class titanium dioxide (TiO2) as an unsafe food additive sets in motion actions to reduce its use in foods like soups, sauces and processed nuts.
Progress Biotech has received EU approval for the use of its high docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) algal oil in infant formula in a move that meets demand for sustainable vegan-based ingredients along with DHA’s known health benefits.
Professors at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Ireland, have established an independent scientific certification for assessing product label claims in a bid to improve trust and transparency in the carotenoid or omega-3 markets.
The European Court of Justice has forbidden the use of algae-derived calcium in organic drinks after judges classed the algae as a mineral and its addition would be at odds with the product’s organic label.
The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) has clarified the term ‘postbiotics’ in a statement that responds to the scientific groundswell and growing number of postbiotic applications.
Policy experts are calling for a shift from 'food security' to 'nutrition security,' to reflect a growing emphasis in food quality that in recent years has prioritised quantity as a solution to address hunger.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has updated nutritional guidance for the over 65s in a move to improve the quality of life for an age group that in 2016, increased by 19% in Ireland to 630,800.
The Italian Association of Health Products and Manufacturers, FederSalus is to collaborate with Nutrition Foundation of Italy (NFI) in a pact that looks to make available the latest in food supplement research.