The nutritional profile of bee pollen is 'a treasure trove of active natural metabolites', according to scientists, who've updated the food's nutritional values, which may have food safety considerations for the future.
The mechanisms behind the gut-brain axis in infants should be further explored and better understood, so possible nutritional interventions can be explored to support healthy brain development, according to a Danone-led study.
The European Commission (EC) intends to authorise for the first time a health claim arising from the combined effects of a number of substances, in a decision that affects firms backing the synergistic effect of nutrients in their products.
The European Commission (EC) has made a series of amendments to its Union list of permitted additives, specifically the groups used for food supplements; further clarifying differences in chewable and syrup products.
Tapping into the trend for botanicals and local, artisan ingredients, Greek juice company Bfresh Spitiko adds mastic from Chios, Greek mountain tea and chamomile to its lemon, pomegranate and apple juices.
Probiotics are a hot category and consumer interest is intense. Therefore, it is unsurprising that the beneficial microorganisms are receiving increased scrutiny from the media and industry critics, says Andrea Wong, PhD, vice president, scientific &...
The traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) combination of Astragalus membranaceus and Angelica sinensis called Danggui Buxue Tang may shorten running times and boost iron levels during recovery, suggests a new study.
DNA metabarcoding can be used to test for Echinacea and other species in highly processed and multi-ingredient herbal products, recent research suggests, adding to current approaches used in botanical identification.