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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: Protein alternatives needed as more go meat-free

While not fully committing to a meat-free lifestyle, ‘Meatless Mondays’ seem to be catching on among Americans as a way to cut back, says...

Americas: Whole grains found to increase metabolism, calorie loss

A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion and...

Americas: Prunes are found to be healthy for bones

More researchers are interested in the potential of prunes to restore bone and prevent bone loss in animal models of osteoporosis, states the International...

Americas: Sugar concerns in larger sized coffee drinks

Starbucks recently announced in the US the 31-ounce drink Trenta, which joins the ranks of other energy drinks that can pack plenty of caffeine...

Asia Pacific: Asians are keen on healthy eating, survey

Consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those in the western world, according to a survey of...

Middle East: Survey finds region’s interest in sweet baked goods

Consumers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and South Africa love a sweet bakery snack – but women are worried about the sugar, according to a...

Americas: Canadians are mindful about natural sugars, report

A Mintel research reveals that 43% of Canadians who use sugar/sugar substitutes say that whether or not a sugar/sugar substitute is good for baking...

Europe: Prebiotic chicory root fibres found to aid digestion, studies

Study results show that Beneo’s prebiotic chicory root fibres support digestive health by improving bowel regularity and softening stools, while being very well tolerated,...

Europe: NattoPharma’s Network receives research grant

NattoPharma’s International Research Network has received the ITN research grant from European Commission’s research program Horizon 2020. Coordinated by Queen Mary University of London, other...

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