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.
The crucial role of microbiota metabolites, and the potential for new technology to create personalised solutions based on scientists understanding of them, has been highlighted by a leading academic from Japan.
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences are to partner with TED Talks to present a series of sustainability-related sessions that discuss among other topics, the infant gut microbiota role on health in later life.
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...
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WATCH NOW: Gates Foundation funded study develops ‘unique nutrient-delivery system’
A unique new nutrient delivery system, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, could help billions of people suffering from malnutrition by improving the way iron and vitamin A are fortified into foods, say those behind the project.
People with depression or vulnerability to depression should be encouraged to eat plant-based diets with higher levels of grains, fibres and fish, according to new recommendations published by the MyNetGut consortium.