Researchers continue to link diet with gut health as a US team find fruit, vegetable and whole grain consumption results in higher beneficial bacteria whilst diets that include fat, alcohol, and added sugar result in higher harmful bacteria numbers.
A United Nations (UN) report says progress made on eradicating malnutrition is too slow to achieve the 2025 and 2030 global nutrition targets as Africa and Asia continue to bear the brunt of food insecurity.
Extracts of grasshoppers, silkworm, and crickets top the insect antioxidant-rich list, scientists say as a study demonstrates these insects’ antioxidant capacity to be five-fold higher than fresh orange juice (OJ).
Supplementation with Akkermansia muciniphila may improve insulin sensitivity and cholesterol levels in a study that points to the gut bacterium’s effect on weight and metabolic syndrome related traits.
To accomplish its goal of reducing micronutrient deficiencies around the world, the 13-year-old Micronutrient Forum recently went through a revamp. We caught up with its first ever executive director, Dr Saskia Osendarp, at the Nutrition 2019 meeting...
Protein-added treats are muscling into the confectionery category, but are these alternatives to traditional ice creams and chocolate bars ‘healthy’? FoodNavigator speaks with Mars Wrigley, Jim Buddy’s, and the British Nutrition Foundation.