Researchers in Australia are developing new methods for brands to incorporate high-protein ingredients from lupins to aid in the fight against obesity and diabetes, while also complying with strict domestic labelling regulations.
Consuming half a cup of walnuts daily is enough to lower "bad cholesterol" levels in healthy, older adults, according to a California Walnut Commission-funded study that appears in the journal Circulation.
Long term millet consumption can lower blood glucose levels in diabetic individuals and revert those in pre-diabetic people to normal levels, according to results from a systematic review and meta-analysis.
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has published a report highlighting the plant-based nature of vegan diets that could reduce intake of essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, iodine and vitamin B12.
UK-based investors S-Ventures has acquired the sports nutrition snack firm Pulsin in a deal that continues the firm’s health and wellbeing interests following the purchase of probiotic food specialists Ohso Chocolate.
A new study looking at the milk consumption habits of children aged 13-24 months, indicates that the type of milk consumed at an early age influences eating habits and preferences for sweet-tasting foods.
Comet Bio – a startup developing functional fibers and sweeteners from upcycled ingredients – has closed a $22m Series C round led by private equity firm Open Prairie, with support from Louis Dreyfus Company, BDC Capital, and existing investor Sofinnova...
A more refined and holistic approach to trait breeding in food crops could create opportunities to influence human health via the microbiome, says Andy Benson, Professor of Food Science and Technology at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
ZOE is a healthcare science company aiming to help people understand their body's responses to food. By using machine learning combined with large scale human studies, the company is decoding the impact of nutrition on health.