APAC’s probiotics sector is continuing to soar, but consumers are increasingly seeking applications beyond supplements and dairy, with honey, tea and coffee emerging as potential formats for innovation.
Researchers in Iran have found that caffeine increases nervous system activation thereby enhancing recovery after a bought of strenuous exercise in healthy young men. The finding could have implications for how caffeine is used to support athletes.
Health experts have stressed that the current advice given to woman to avoid high doses of caffeine during pregnancy is not likely to be altered after new research claimed there was ‘no safe level of caffeine consumption for pregnant women and would-be...
Regular caffeine consumption induces very limited anti-inflammatory effects, while sedentary behaviour and body fat accumulation induce significant inflammatory effects, according to a new study involving nearly 250 men and women.
An entrepreneur with a passion for preventative health has created immunity supplements with up to ten times more vitamins than competitors, with an extra punch of polyphenols, in a bid to bring more healthful solutions to cold and flu aisles.
The US Food and Drug Administration will not object to the use of certain qualified health claims regarding consuming certain cranberry juice and supplements and a reduced risk of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) in healthy women.
India is leading the APAC market with the highest number of new food, drinks and supplements that bear immune system-boosting claims launched in the last five months. Australia and Indonesia ranked second and third.
Kombucha Brewers International (KBI), the trade association committed to promoting and protecting commercial kombucha brewers around the world, has released the industry’s first Code of Practice, a food safety and quality standard for kombucha producers...
Regulators from China and importing countries should cooperate to arrest the problem of milk formula not intended for infant consumption being marketed as such in the China market, said an industry observer.
New research from Unilever highlights the growing importance of health, wellness and immunity for consumers. “Our Foods and Refreshment business is uniquely positioned to lead purposefully in the space of holistic health and immunity,” nutrition R&D...
Social media ads, posted by UK-based Revival Drinks, has incurred the wrath of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which deems the posts in breach of the rules of use for authorised health claims.
Researchers have announced what they believe to be the healthiest way to drink coffee, after conducting an observational study of over 500,000 people examining the links between brewing method and risk of heart attack.
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.
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.
Caffeine containing thermogenic fitness drink (TFD) formulas appear effective in increasing resting energy expenditure (REE), a study finds with higher amounts also impacting on resting fat oxidation (RFO).
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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...
The NutraIngredients Awards is set to celebrate the best of the nutrition and dietary supplements industry as it returns to Geneva for its sixth year alongside Vitafoods Europe 2020 in May. With just three weeks to go before applications and nominations...
A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Are you a researcher with compelling new data on the microbiome? Do you have exciting probiotic or prebiotic science to share? Would you like to present your findings at the leading microbiome-focused event? If so, today is the last day to submit your...
Dairy protein will continue to enjoy growth despite the growing plant-based trend thanks to its unrivalled flavour and functionality, Arla Foods Ingredients applications director has said as the company launches its newest whey protein innovation.
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.
As pre-workout supplements strip off their male-vibe and muscle in on the 'general' market, Lumina Intelligence takes a look at the big consumer trends in this sub-category of sports nutrition and reveals some big growth opportunities.
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.
The mainstreaming of sports nutrition backed by the ever-rising importance of online reviews and ratings and social media validation, are key findings from a 6-pack of sports nutrition sub-sector reports published by Lumina Intelligence.
Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused start-ups and researchers: Apply now!
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After its sell-out 2019 edition in Copenhagen, Probiota will be heading to Dublin in February 2020. Check out the key themes and outline agenda for the leading probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome event … and register now for the three-day festival of...
Dietary intake of the kinds of flavonoids found in apples and tea may ward off certain types of cancer and heart-related disease, a Danish cohort study finds, especially for smokers and heavy drinkers.