16-Jan-2019 By Adi Menayang
Athletes often cite gastrointestinal complaints as a cause of underperformance in endurance events. New research suggests that a diet low in FODMAP may help prevent this.
06-Jul-2016 By Niamh Michail
A thick, low-calorie milkshake will leave you feeling fuller than one that is high in calories but thin – a finding that could have the potential to help people lower their energy intake, according to new research.
06-Jun-2016 By Stephen Daniells
Psyllium – a soluble, gel-forming, non-fermented fiber supplement – may help consumers stay fuller for longer, says a new study from scientists at Proctor & Gamble.
18-Feb-2016 By Annie Harrison-Dunn
German firm Organobalance has reacquired the licence for the probiotic product Pylopass from Swiss company Lonza.
30-Nov-2015 By Lynda Searby
Health evidence for fucoidan stacks up as a new Australian study finds that the seaweed polysaccharide has potential to battle Helictobacter pylori-related diseases and gastric cancer through an anti-adhesion mechanism.
25-Aug-2015 By Annie Harrison-Dunn
There are some promising results but no firm conclusions when it comes to using probiotics against the stomach germ Helicobacter pylori, a review finds.
24-Jun-2015 By Hank Schultz
The understanding of what happens within the human digestive system has always been hampered by the inability to observe that system in action, leave alone the imperfect understanding of one of the major components of the system, the gut microbiome. ...
19-Jun-2014 By Nicola Cottam
UK-based Quest Vitamins says its plant-based probiotic encapsulation, DRcaps Capsules, taps into consumer interest in ‘clean label’.
Strawberry extract protects stomach lining from alcohol damage: Rat study
27-Oct-2011 By Nathan Gray
Polyphenols found in strawberries could play a role in reducing the harm alcohol inflicts to the stomach lining, according to new research in rats.
19-Apr-2011 By Shane Starling
Swiss giant Lonza has plunged into the probiotics sector for the first time by licensing a gut ulcer battling Lactobacillus strain plucked from the 8000-strain strong vats of German contract research organisation, Organobalance.
Gel innovation promises weight management pill
16-Feb-2010 By Stephen Daniells
A simple pill containing a gel based on cellulose may swell in the stomach and promote the feeling of fullness, says new research from Italy with implications for weight management.
Broccoli sprouts may cut stomach ulcer risk
06-Apr-2009 By Stephen Daniells
Daily consumption of broccoli sprouts may cut Helicobacter pylori infections, and offer protection against stomach ulcers, and maybe cancer, says a new study.
Apple polyphenols may protect stomachs from aspirin damage
28-May-2008 By Stephen Daniells
Polyphenol extracts from apples may protect stomachs from ulcers
and other complications associated with aspirin, suggests a new
animal study from Italy.
Vitamin C in a fatty stomach may encourage cancer growth
10-Sep-2007 By Clarisse Douaud
According to a new study in Gut journal, fat inside the
upper stomach may cause vitamin C to promote cancer-causing
reactions rather than protect against them as previously found.
Probiotics may help against stomach ulcers
05-Jul-2007 By staff reporter
People with stomach ulcers may benefit from probiotics to speed up
recovery, suggest results from an animal study from Hong Kong.
Kemin set to bring satiety ingredient to Europe
13-Apr-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Kemin Health Europe has announced that its patented satiety
ingredient Slendesta for the weight loss market will hit the
European market for in time for Vitafoods 2007.
Study points to zinc carnosine's role in gut health
26-Feb-2007 By Clarisse Douaud
Zinc carnosine could protect the gastrointestinal system according
to a study conducted in the United Kingdom.
Olive oil may protect against stomach ulcers and cancer
08-Feb-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Polyphenols found in olive oil, a mainstay of the Mediterranean
diet, may prevent infection with the Helicobacter pylori
bacteria, said to be the cause of millions of cases of gastritis
and peptic ulcer disease each year.
Biohit seeks partners for cysteine gut health products
26-May-2006 By B yJess Halliday
Biohit Oyj, the Finnish company behind a cysteine chewing gum
unveiled this week that could help reduce the risk of oral cancer
in smokers and drinkers, is looking for partners to help realise
the full potential of its technology...
Garlic, onions could protect against stomach cancer
16-May-2006 By Stephen Daniells
Garlic and onions could help protect against stomach cancer, says a
massive European-based study, but total fruit and vegetable intake
has no benefit for this disease.
Biogaia to develop anti-inflammatory products
30-Mar-2006 By Jess Halliday
Sweden's Biogaia has been granted a new patent on certain strains
of Lactobacilli, which could open up several new uses in the field
Broccoli fights cancer-causing bacteria in humans
03-Nov-2005 By Jess Halliday
Broccoli's ability to fight Helicobacteri pylori, the
bacterium responsible for most stomach cancers, has been
demonstrated in a human study for the first time, claim Japanese
Vitamin C intake offers protection against stomach cancer
Further evidence shows that vitamin C intake and fruit consumption
may be linked to reduced risk of stomach cancer.
ABG adds PepZin GI to new digestive health product
Access Business Group (ABG) is to launch a new product for
digestive health containing the PepZin GI ingredient developed by
Swiss firm Lonza.
Cuppa counters cancer
The polyphenols in tea can help protect drinkers against cancer of
the stomach or the oesophagus, according to a recent study of tea
drinkers in China.
Orange peel the key to combat heartburn
The first heartburn product to contain orange peel extract (OPE) is
being distributed by Enzymatic Therapy
STAR™ increases bioavailability of probiotics
The Institut Rosell-Lallemand was awarded this week the 2001 Market
Engineering Technology Leadership Award for its new enteric coating