A host of market data and food company reports in the past year have suggested COVID-19 has accelerated and amplified interest in functional and healthy foods that deliver wellbeing benefits such as immunity and stress management.
Fish-derived supplements, particularly those containing collagen, have potential beneficial properties for managing type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome via modulation of the gut microbiome, according to a new study in mice.
OptiBiotix is urging the nutraceutical industry to redouble efforts into developing weight managing products in response to a new report highlighting record numbers of obesity-related hospital admissions.
The UK Government’s restrictions on high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) products to tackle obesity should not affect sports nutrition food products, says the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA).
Researchers identified a link between certain metabolites in the blood and perceived satiety after consuming food. The findings could lead to personalized nutrition options that help curb hunger and satiety.
Personalised Nutrition (PN) based on a one-size-fits-one model is the way forward to prevent diet-induced chronic disease, says a professional body, which points to a growing health crisis made worse by current advice.
Modulation of the gut microbiome may help prevent metabolic abnormalities in the obese population, according to a new study which reveals gut microbial differences in healthy and unhealthy overweight and obese adults.
A high protein, calorie restricted diet (HPD) leads to a more diverse gut microbiome in obesity and different microbial change as compared to that seen in response to a normal protein, calorie restricted diet (NPD), which may indicate the reason behind...
New legislation including ban on TV advertisements for HFSS food before 9pm – and a complete ban on online adverts - is being considered by ministers as study reveals fresh evidence between obesity and risk of catching COVID-19.
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 bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study, suggesting a child's risk of obesity may to start during pregnancy.
Calanus Oil contributes to the prevention of obesity-induced low-grade inflammation and associated metabolic disturbances by acting as potent stimulators of the GPR120 receptor, which is associated with reduced inflammation, according to a new review.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is linked to more than a doubling in the risk of developing dementia with the symptom being diagnosed around 7 years earlier in people with the gut issue, according to a new observational study.
Obese mice with unhealthy lifestyles gain significantly less weight and avoid type 2 diabetes when they receive bacteriophages from the faeces of a lean mouse, according to a new University of Copenhagen study.
A molecule found in sweet oranges and tangerines could help to reverse obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, a new study in mice has reaffirmed, but their theory behind the mechanism of the effects has been ruled out.
The concentrations of specific human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in breast milk have a significant impact on growth in early childhood, and later risk of obesity, say researchers - adding that findings may inform product development and therapeutic opportunities...
Specialized nutrition is on the up. Increasingly, consumers are seeking tailored alternatives such as dairy and meat-based options that appeal to consumers with very specific nutritional needs, says Mintel.
With a growing number of pediatricians recommending vitamin D supplements to children, the global vitamin D supplements market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period of 2019-2024, according to Mordor Intelligence.
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.
Multivitamins are the most commonly consumed dietary supplement in the United States and worldwide. With micronutrient insufficiency being more common in middle-aged to older adults, and multivitamin use has been shown to improve status in this population.
French probiotic firm TargEDys is conducting an ongoing clinical trial to study the benefits of its probiotic strain on weight reduction in overweight subjects, as part of its ambition to help tackle the global obesity issue.