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Americas: Supplement blend uses solvent-free technology

Life Extension’s Mediterranean Whole Food Blend contains Mazza Innovation's proprietary solvent-free PhytoClean Method. This means natural bioactives have been extracted using Mazza’s solvent-free pressurized-water PhytoClean...

Europe: Testing finds 17% potato crisp products are high in acrylamide

About 17% of potato crisp varieties sampled from major retail food outlets in the UK have high levels of acrylamide, a known carcinogen, reveals...

Asia Pacific: Probiotic for gestational diabetes

A study by the University of Otago has found a Fonterra probiotic could reduce cases of gestational diabetes in pregnant women by 68%. It is...

Europe: Belgium approves marketing of Indian spice blend

The Belgian government has approved Arjuna Natural Extracts to market its proprietary Herbagut brand of herbal blend in the country. This notification is applied in...

Asia Pacific: Healthy snacking on the rise in China, report

While snacking is often thought of as an indulgent and convenient alternative to traditional meal times, many consumers are now focusing on their health,...

Americas: Hops could help reduce breast cancer risk, researchers say

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, are also found in dietary supplements designed to help treat post-menopausal symptoms and other conditions. Scientists are...

Asia Pacific: ANZ sees sales from Chinese consumers, report

New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that 36% Chinese consumers who have bought imported products in the past six months have...

Europe: Nutrition companies worry over health claims regulation, survey finds

Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown. Meanwhile, Brexit is...

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: Isoflavones may prolong life of breast cancer sufferers

Post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—is associated with 21% decrease in all-cause mortality, according to a study. This decrease...

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