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Europe: Study finds vitamin E improves liver function

DSM welcomes a new paper published in Nutrition that further examines the beneficial effect of vitamin E on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), including...

Europe: MANE to acquire Cargill’s texturizing compounds business

MANE and Cargill have agreed on the sale of Cargill’s compounds business, including a plant in Rubi, Spain. A part of Cargill’s texturizing portfolio until...

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Americas: Researchers find eating an avocado a day is good for the heart

A moderate fat diet that includes one fresh avocado daily showed greater improvement in certain blood lipid markers when compared to an energy matched...

Asia Pacific: BASF exhibits prototypes for health in China

BASF unveiled the prototype of a plant sterol enriched soy milk beverage used for an intervention study funded by the Newtrition Asia Research Grant...

Americas: Watson offers premix to boost nutritional value of gluten-free food

Watson offers VitaBOOST10, a vitamin and mineral premix that is formulated to compliment gluten-free products, to the food industry and people who suffer from...

Americas: Time, place, season influence snack choices, finds report

Consumers’ tastes for savory and sweet snacks is determined by the time of day, and better-for-you snack consumption is predicated more by place, according...

Europe: More UK women take drinks made from protein powders

Once the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders, many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products. Some 27% of UK respondents use...

Europe: Market for insects in food may be worth US$350 million, says analyst

Insects as an ingredient in everyday foods could be a US$350 million business in the US and Europe within 10 to 15 years, says...

Europe: Married people eat better than singles, finds study

Numerous studies have shown that marriage is good for health. A team of researchers from the University of Basel and the Max Planck Institute for...
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