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Europe: Positioning chocolate as a healthy snack

The snacking market is being revolutionized by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, as well as changing lifestyle and personal wellbeing,...

Americas: Consumers prefer diet over pills to sleep better, finds survey

Rather than popping pills to sleep, a survey reveals more US consumers would prefer to eat well in order to sleep better. This survey was...

Europe: NattoPharma, partners receive €4M research grant

NattoPharma’s International Research Network, coordinated by the Cardiovascular Research Institute at Maastricht University (CARIM), has been awarded a second prestigious grant funded by the...

Europe: Probiotics strengthens that elderly’s immune response, finds DuPont study

Daily consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis HN019 by DuPont Danisco enhances cellular immune activity in healthy elderly adults, according to a study published...

Asia/Middle East: Vitamin E may lower risk of acute kidney injury, researchers say

Acute kidney injury is quite a common adverse effect that associates with coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions. Vitamin E may decrease the risk...

Europe/Asia: ‘Triple burden’ on nutrition, FAO

Economic growth and rising per capita incomes have all but wiped out hunger in Europe and Central Asia. As countries become more affluent, changing...

Americas: Probiotic supplement for pregnancy, infants

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Happy Family Brands have developed Happy Mama Prenatal Probiotic Supplement for the infant nutritional supplements category. The supplement is formulated...

Europe: Orafti Inulin helps one get ‘regular’, researchers find

A new study shows that Beneo’s prebiotic chicory root fiber, Orafti Inulin, induces selective changes in the gut’s microbiota composition that can be directly...

Americas: Ona launches protein bars with probiotics

Ona launches its Functional Fuel Plant Protein Bars with Probiotics at Natural Products Expo West this month in California, US. The line will feature...

Asia Pacific: NZMP launches low lactose milk powder

Fonterra's NZMP has launched NZMP Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder (IWMP), which contains less than 2% lactose for consumer milk powder manufacturers to...

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