Vitamin C supplements are flying off the shelves but is there any truth in claims that this could help in the fight against COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses? Independent dietitian Carrie Ruxton explains all.
Vitafoods has announced it will be hosting a Digital Week (11-15 May 2020) dedicated to supporting and inspiring the nutraceutical industry by giving exclusive access to the latest science, insight and trends.
The high antioxidant, flavonoid and fibre intake associated with a plant-based diet can help manage asthma and this could be helpful for many vulnerable people during this pandemic, according to the authors of a new clinical review.
In an announcement that will not likely surprise many stakeholders, New Hope has decided to cancel (rather than postpone) the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim and focus its attention on Expo East in Philadelphia (Sept. 23-26).
Cultivation of space-grown lettuce on board the International Space Station (ISS) could be a viable dietary supplement for astronauts, potentially replacing processed, pre-packaged space rations, a study shows.
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Interest in the use of probiotics and prebiotics as ingredients in food continues to grow, as consumers and industry look for microbiome-friendly foods. But just how doe these ingredients impact food development and, in particular, the texture of foods?
It is time to pick a category and submit your entry to the NutraIngredients Awards 2020. Make sure you get your submission to one of our 12 categories in before the the end of today (Friday 7th February).
With just two weeks left until Probiota 2020 time is running out to make sure YOU are on the list to get in. After a sell-out event in 2019 spaces are filling up fast at the 2020 event ... make sure you secure your place at the leading event for those...
With the deadline for applications to the NutraIngredients Awards fast approaching, it's vital that you get your applications in soon. But which award should you apply for, and what are the key criteria for the categories? Our helpful video will...
A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that watermelon byproducts positively alter glucose levels, the gut microbiome, and inflammation in lab mice. Now researchers are ready to take their findings to human studies.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 1.8 million people aged 40 and above are living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the United States. The CDC also said AMD is the leading cause of permanent impairment of reading or...
The crucial role of microbiota metabolites, and the potential for new technology to create personalised solutions based on scientists understanding of them, has been highlighted by a leading academic from Japan.
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences are to partner with TED Talks to present a series of sustainability-related sessions that discuss among other topics, the infant gut microbiota role on health in later life.
Clinical trials involving diet are severely under-funded and more difficult to complete than drugs studies, say researchers who warn that nutrition studies are prone to bias, are often too small and of too short duration and regularly change outcome...
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WATCH NOW: Gates Foundation funded study develops ‘unique nutrient-delivery system’
A unique new nutrient delivery system, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, could help billions of people suffering from malnutrition by improving the way iron and vitamin A are fortified into foods, say those behind the project.
People with depression or vulnerability to depression should be encouraged to eat plant-based diets with higher levels of grains, fibres and fish, according to new recommendations published by the MyNetGut consortium.
A diet high in fibre and yogurt is strongly associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer thanks to their prebiotic and probiotic properties, according to a study involving data from 1.4 million adults in the US, Europe and Asia.
Hunter & Gather Foods is a UK start-up best known for its keto, paleo and gluten-free condiments and cold-pressed oils. This might sound like hipster paradise but co-founder Amy Moring is quick to insist the brand is tapping into deeper trends rather...
Simultaneous intake of vegetable and animal proteins may increase efficient protein absorption and possible muscle synthesis in the body, according to research from Japanese health food manufacturer Q’Sai Co.
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