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Hope on the horizon
09 July, 2021
A common cause of discomfort in a world where dairy products are...
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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...

Pasteurisation without heat 25 May, 2021 High-pressure processing (HPP), also known as high-pressure pascalisation or cold pasteurisation is a non-thermal food and beverage preservation method that guarantees food safety...

How sweet are sweeteners? 25 May, 2021 It is difficult to scientifically assess the health benefits and risks of different non-sugar sweeteners, particularly given how many there are on the market. Ingredients Insight...

What’s in a name 25 May, 2021 Carpe Diem. Status Quo. Caveat Emptor... which one means you should check the label? Does it matter? Shouldn’t consumers check the label anyway, if they’re about to eat or...

Market wipe 08 December, 2020 In this special report, John Munroe presents the latest studies from both WHO and GlobalData, charting the Covid-19 crisis and what kind of impact it has had on food systems,...

Give brain function a boost 08 December, 2020 Nootropics, also known as ‘smart drugs’, ‘brain boosters’ or memory-enhancing drugs, are compounds that can be taken to improve mental performance. In an edited version of the...

Food for thought 08 December, 2020 Dementia is a leading cause of ill health among older adults. Amy Jennings and Anne Marie Minihane of the University of East Anglia, and Stephen Cunnane of Université de...

Healthy body, healthy mind 08 December, 2020 Nutritional supplements have been central to athletes’ performance for years, though stars have traditionally focused more on their physical strength. But with the links between...

Unconventional validity 08 December, 2020 One long-underestimated health resource is traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM), which comes with numerous practical applications. As products and as medically...

Top-down health 08 December, 2020 The office is not commonly considered to be an unhealthy environment. However, as more and more studies link high-pressure jobs to a deterioration in mental and physical well-being, it...

Trust in regulation 08 December, 2020 Awareness around clean labelling has been growing among consumers, as people begin
to pay more attention to the ingredients in their food. In this report, Alex Millar...

Microorganisms with benefits 08 December, 2020 Found everywhere from yoghurt to beer, we’ve known about the health benefits of probiotics for generations. But it’s only recently that they’ve taken the world by storm, and can now...


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