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BASF joins the HMO club with 2’-FL launch

By Stephen Daniells

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are the “hot new thing” said an expert recently, as BASF announced the US launch of its 2’-FL (2’-fucosyllactose) ingredient, which is branded Prebilac.

We want you: Probiota launches Pioneers and Frontiers sessions for Dublin 2020

Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused start-ups and researchers: Apply now!

We want you: Probiota launches Pioneers and Frontiers sessions for Dublin 2020

By Nathan Gray

Are you an innovative start-up, or a researcher with compelling new data? Would you like to present your company or latest scientific findings at the leading microbiome-focused event? If so, we would like to hear from you!

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DuPont study highlights HMO’s benefit on infant gut health

By Will Chu

A DuPont-led study outlines 2’-fucosyllactose’s (2’-FL) beneficial effect on the infant gut compared to galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and lactose as a team identify the oligosaccharide as a first choice energy source for selected infant microbes.

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Bill Gates: ‘Probiotics key to solving malnutrition’

By Will Chu

Probiotics could be key in addressing malnutrition, according to Bill Gates, who calls the nutritional imbalances affecting around 200 million children under five ‘the greatest health inequity in the world.’

Sell-out: Leading experts in the industry take part in the closing 'Big Debate' at Probiota 2019.

Early Bird Deadline Is Tonight

Don't Miss Out: Probiota 2020 early bird tickets end today!

By Nathan Gray

After its sell-out 2019 edition in Copenhagen, Probiota will be heading to Dublin in February 2020. Check out the key themes and outline agenda for the leading probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome event … and register now for the three-day festival of...

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to adolescent aggression

By Nikki Hancocks

Vitamin D deficiency in childhood could result in aggressive behaviour as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to a study of school children in Colombia.

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Baby food nutrition slammed in government report

By Nikki Cutler

Commercial baby foods have been denounced in a new report from Public Health England for encouraging high sugar intake in infants, misleading parents with health claims and setting children up for potential diet-related issues throughout their life.

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Editor's Spotlight

Is our personality linked to our gut microbes?

By Nikki Cutler

The gut microbiome make-up of 2.5-month-old infants are associated with temperament traits at six months of age, according to a new Finnish study.

Revealed: Find out who won at the NutraIngredients Awards 2019

And the winners of the NutraIngredients Awards 2019 are...

Revealed: Find out who won at the NutraIngredients Awards 2019

By Nathan Gray

More than 270 industry leaders helped 34 finalists in 12 categories to celebrate success and innovation across the nutrition and wellness industry … as the NutraIngredients Awards 2019 shone a light on nutrition’s brightest stars.

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Editor's Spotlight: Science in Focus

Improving diet may not benefit ADHD, says study

By Nikki Cutler

While children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more likely to have an unhealthy diet, this does not mean that changing their diet will impact their symptoms, says a new study from the Netherlands.

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