In the second in our series profiling past winners of the NutraIngredients Awards, we take a look at Nutrigenomix, the genetic testing firm that triumphed in the Personalised Nutrition Initiative Award back in 2020.
Dutch foodtech firm Verdify have raised €750,000 in seed funding to create a personalised nutrition platform powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) allowing food firms to tailor recipes to consumer needs.
In a new personalised nutrition pact, Italian botanicals firm Indena are to use Onegevity’s capabilities in gut microbiome testing to identify botanical ingredients that best produce person-specific benefits.
Faecal Microbial Transplants (FMT) could preserve or even improve cognitive function say European researchers as they point to microbe-based approaches as a way of improving quality of life in the elderly.
Chr. Hansen is to acquire Jennewein Biotechnologie for €310m in a deal designed to merge the bioscience firm’s probiotic interests with the gains Jennewein have made in the Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) market.
Interest in personalized nutrition is surging, increasing more than threefold between 2017 and 2019. With more than a billion people worldwide diagnosed with diet-related diseases, costs for their care has jumped to more than $1 trillion dollars a year....
Recent research suggests that at looking the microbiome changes that result from increased protein and fiber consumption could be a better way to design nutritional plans that decrease the incidence of sarcopenia and obesity in older adults.
The chances of babies contracting coronavirus from breastfeeding are ‘negligible,’ the World Health Organization (WHO) says as it calls for more support for this feeding method as a first line approach.
Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) such as 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), and galactooligosaccharides (GOS) that are added to infant formula may offer protection against bacterium known to cause tooth decay.
Although genes do have some bearing on obesity risk, they are only one small element of a much wider picture so genetics-based advice alone has the propensity to do more harm than good, according a recent online conference hosted by the American Nutrition...
Using prebiotics to manipulate the microbiota of breastmilk is possible, says researchers, who also find that the mother’s age can influence this response with these changes varying for each individual.
Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.
A pair of practicing physicians have founded Vous Vitamin, a personalized multivitamin brand that promises to steer customers toward efficacious dosages of nutrients and avoid what they believe to be dangerous overdose possibilities.
As the grip of the COVID-19 outbreak begins to extend more seriously beyond China, there have been mixed messages about the impact of the virus on the nutritional supplements industry. Are we at panic stations – or is it more a case of business as usual?
Findings from a new study suggests that globally, infant formula products are higher in carbohydrates, sugar and lactose than breastmilk with labelling branded unclear and inconsistent between countries.
Danone’s commitment to greater transparency continues as the French-based firm launches an infant formula tracking service that details the ‘farm-to-fork journey’ of its Aptamil, Karicare, Laboratoire Gallia and Nutrilon brands.
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Precision data is key to unlocking long-term health, a World Economic Forum (WEF) report says, as its authors think combining microbiome biodata with emerging technologies will result in new ways to address health risks.
Microbiome sequencing is ‘more accurate’ than full genome sequencing at distinguishing between healthy and ill people … and could predict whether you are likely to die in the next 15 years, two new papers suggest.
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