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23 December, 2021
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease, which causes around a third of...
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The desired effect 23 December, 2021 Cannabidiol, or CBD, continues to be marketed as a non-intoxicating substance with a raft of wellness benefits. While still only licensed as a treatment for childhood epilepsies and...

The war on salt 23 December, 2021 High sodium levels are linked to increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, kidney disease and even the chances of having a stroke. In fact, the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Algal advantage 23 December, 2021 Marine protein astaxanthin is a reddish pigment that belongs to a group of chemicals called carotenoids. It occurs naturally in certain algae and causes the pink or red colour in...

A flexible approach 23 December, 2021 While the shift towards veganism began as a principled fight for animal welfare, it’s no secret that a boom in plant-based eating isn’t just being driven by customers abstaining from...

Hitting the sweet spot 23 December, 2021 Low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) are marketed as an integral part of weight loss plans, but their impact on weight maintenance and on conditions such as diabetes is still...

The rich potential of omega-3s 23 December, 2021 Omega-3s have been a staple of the health food world for decades, with the fatty acids associated with a range of benefits, from lowering blood pressure to enhancing...

Back to bare bones 23 December, 2021 The supplements industry is booming and vitamins and minerals are widely accepted as a part of a healthy and balanced diet. For bone health, however, many people rely on calcium...

The taste of time 23 December, 2021 From impossible meat to the rise of plant-based proteins, the demand for healthy and sustainable food shows no sign of abating. What is behind this trend, and does it have the legs...

Break in the chain 23 December, 2021 With the Covid-19 pandemic and global supply chain issues continuing to undermine global trading patterns, particularly in Europe and the US, Mark LeDoux, founder and CEO of...

More than a gut feeling 23 December, 2021 Probiotics are widely touted as having myriad biological effects on the body, conferring a variety of health benefits. But while research in this field has progressed hugely over the...

Hope on the horizon 09 July, 2021 A common cause of discomfort in a world where dairy products are so prevalent, lactose intolerance is the subject of ongoing research, and the results could have...

Shaping the future of probiotics and prebiotics 25 May, 2021 Recent and ongoing developments in microbiome science are enabling new frontiers of research for probiotics and prebiotics. Ingredients Insight presents an edited extract from the...

Supplements for brain health 25 May, 2021 Ingredients Insight presents edited extracts from ‘The Real Deal on Brain Health Supplements: GCBH Recommendations on Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Dietary Supplements’ by the...

Challenging perceptions: the rise of CBD 25 May, 2021 CBD oil remains one of the most talked about health supplements, with demand rising dramatically across the globe. The market has been held back by regulators finding it hard to...

From farm to fork 25 May, 2021 Evolving legislation inevitably poses challenges, but it also poses opportunities – the ingredients industry in general, and industry body the European Flavour Association (EFFA)...

An ocean of health-boosting supplements 25 May, 2021 At a time when health and wellness have soared to the top of the consumer agenda, more people are turning to supplements to maintain optimum health and boost their immune systems....

A powerful response to the pandemic 25 May, 2021 Improving health through diet is nothing new – adding botanical nutraceuticals into the mix is a more recent trend. Jim Banks discusses the booming market for botanical nutraceuticals...

The medical benefits of vitamin K2 25 May, 2021 Due to the potentially crucial role of vitamin K2 in calcium metabolism, a deficit can disrupt many mechanisms and result in an array of health issues. The potential of vitamin K2 as...

Clean and natural – the rise of healthy living 25 May, 2021 The idea of healthy living is sound. Surely having a longer, happier life with less need for medical treatment should be an easy sell? Yet preservatives in food, chemical ingredients...


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