Sham operators are undermining the field of nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition, according to the author new research that shines light on how dietary changes thousands of years ago impacted the human genome.
The definition of probiotic varies by region, and an increasing number of products potentially mislabeled as “probiotic”. In response, the International Probiotics Association has released a guidance document.
Probiotics might help restore gut bacterial imbalance in patients with systemic sclerosis, says a new study looking at gastrointestinal bacterial compositions in two geographically-distinct populations suffering from the autoimmune disorder.
Daily consumption of 1.7g of phytosterols by the millions of adults aged 55 and over in the EU with severe hypercholesterolemia could provide healthcare savings of €5.3 billion per year and prevent more than 170,000 hospitalisations.
Leading members of the functional food, supplements, and healthy nutrition industry gathered in Geneva this week to celebrate huge successes ... and find out who won out in the battle to become a winner at the NutraIngredients Awards 2017.
The European Commission is 'wasting the time' of the botanical industry by trying to fix a 'fairy tale' problem of harmonising European rules, according to the author of a book which criticises EU health claims legislation.
What's on the label isn't always what's in the product
The consultation for a new policy on independence at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) draws to a close this week and campaigners have told FoodNavigator that the final document won’t be worth the paper it’s written on