Reading scientific study reports is part and parcel of working in this industry but many have not come from a scientific background, making it difficult to confidently read reports and critically analyse how robust and impactful findings really are. This...
Following the identification of dietary patterns from a cohort of Japanese older adults, cognitive function was significantly higher in the protein balanced (PB) group compared to the high carbohydrate (HC) group, a new cross-sectional study finds.
From 2022 sales numbers to consumer enthusiasm remaining high, and from progress with equality and diversity in the industry to the growth in awareness around the importance of the microbiome for health, there were lots of talking points from our 3rd...
The 2023 NutraIngredients Awards are back with new categories but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in food supplements and functional food & beverage.
The NutraIngredients Awards are back for 2023 with new categories but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.
There is still time to register to join representatives from Huel, Alibaba, FourFive, Bulk, Gatorade Sports Science Institute, and more at NutraIngredients’ Sports & Active Nutrition Summit, 5-7th October.
Usage of food supplements remains high across Europe, with almost 90% of respondents to a recent survey reporting to using the products, with trust in the reliability of information from brands also high, says a new survey.
Policymakers need to review the current methods of ensuring folate sufficiency among women of childbearing age, said a group of Australian researchers who found that food and supplements could not provide optimal folate intake.
With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
A Thai researcher has invented a personalised probiotics dispenser machine that supplies consumers with probiotics strains that they lack in their gut, using bioinformatics and artificial intelligence (AI).
Japan has announced stricter labelling regulations for soybean milk and other soy-related beverages with the aim of preventing fraudulent or exaggerated claims and ensure fair competition between brands in the very competitive local market.
The EU ban on titanium dioxide has created harmonisation across the bloc for food and supplements, but the colour is still legal in the UK as well as in medicine products, plus there is the challenge of reformulation.
Plant-based meat substitutes or meat are neither good nor bad, they are just not the same, says study authors, who add the foods’ nutritional content make them complementary rather than ‘nutritionally interchangeable.’
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.
Mycoprotein, the mushroom derived protein source found in meat replacement products, stimulates muscle growth better than a leucine-matched portion of milk protein, according to a new study in resistance trained men.
Skyrocketing consumer interest in dietary supplements is placing increasing demands on a supply chain straining under national and international efforts to contain the novel Coronavirus, but could this be creating artificial demand?
Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.
As the grip of the COVID-19 outbreak begins to extend more seriously beyond China, there have been mixed messages about the impact of the virus on the nutritional supplements industry. Are we at panic stations – or is it more a case of business as usual?
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It is time to pick a category and submit your entry to the NutraIngredients Awards 2020. Make sure you get your submission to one of our 12 categories in before the the end of today (Friday 7th February).
With the deadline for applications to the NutraIngredients Awards fast approaching, it's vital that you get your applications in soon. But which award should you apply for, and what are the key criteria for the categories? Our helpful video will...
A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Clean label is an ethos, a consumer demand for transparency, sustainability and responsibility, and sports nutrition currently suffers from a negative perception when it comes to these demands, according to Mintel.
Clinical trials involving diet are severely under-funded and more difficult to complete than drugs studies, say researchers who warn that nutrition studies are prone to bias, are often too small and of too short duration and regularly change outcome...