The European Commission (EC) approves DuPont Nutrition Biosciences’ application to class betaine as a novel food as the bio-based firm achieves official validation of its sugar beet sports nutrition ingredient.
Satisfied Snacks sits at the valuable intersection of technology-driven innovation and mega-trends around health and flavour. We speak to founder Dr. Heather Daniell about how she is meeting demand for healthy, convenient and tasty snacks.
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.