Health and Nutrition

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest health and nutrition news from around the World.

Nestlé finds supplement cocktail slashes preterm birth in major preconception study

Nestlé Research has linked a specific blend of myo-inositol (a type of sugar), probiotics, riboflavin, zinc and vitamins D, B6 and B12 to the...

Kyowa Hakko flags immunity-eye health connection in paraprobiotic launch as digital stress causes eye...

Kyowa Hakko is launching Eyemuse, touted as the first heat-treated probiotic strain for healthy eye function. Kyowa Hakko’s parent company, Kirin Holdings, found that...

Will We Ever See a Sugar Tax in Australia?

Ah, sugar. Along with saturated fat and salt, it’s earned itself a bad reputation over the years. And arguably for good reason. While some...

UK’s “poorly defined” legislation against junk food puts sports nutrition sector at risk, ESSNA...

The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is calling on the UK government to ensure that restrictions on foods meant to tackle childhood obesity...

FYX creates RTD collagen-infused drinks for body and beauty

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Start-up brand FYX has launched with a duo of ‘healthy and hydrating’ ready-to-drink collagen-infused spring waters: FYX Body and FYX Beauty. Made with natural ingredients...

Arjuna’s curcuminoid complex rivals paracetamol in knee osteoarthritis study

Arjuna Natural’s proprietary turmeric extract, BCM-95, is as effective as paracetamol in reducing pain and other symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA). This is according...

Sustainable protein: Kemin inks deals to acquire Proteus Industries

Global ingredient manufacturer Kemin Industries has acquired food technology company, Proteus Industries in a deal that adds sustainable clean label yield enhancement technology to...

Tokiwa’s black turmeric found to activate protein targeting healthy aging and metabolism

New research reveals that Sirtmax, Tokiwa Phytochemical’s proprietary black turmeric extract from Kaempferia parviflora, may help promote healthy aging and metabolic conditions. The study...

DSM’s ARA and DHA supplement slashes premature infant eye disease risk in half, finds...

A study has found that DSM’s Formulaid – a 2:1 ratio ARA and DHA – can help reduce the risk of severe retinopathy of...

Hofseth BioCare’s ProGo anemia-preventing salmon protein to feature in Garden of Life launch

Nestlé-owned Garden of Life has made its first purchase orders for Hofseth BioCare (HBC)’s salmon protein hydrolysate, branded as ProGo. The organic health supplement...

Spain backs industry partnership on personalized nutrition for brain health

Natac Biotech is teaming up with Precision For Health (P4H) and public research institute IMDEA Food on a new project called Health4Brain. Set to...

Healthy aging strides: GlyNAC supplementation improves muscle strength and cognition, says US study

Supplementation with GlyNAC may improve a range of age-associated defects in older people, such as improving muscle strength and cognition and promoting healthy aging....

Expanding East: Probi and Sinopharm partner on immunity and bone health probiotic supplements for...

Swedish probiotic player Probi is partnering with Sinopharm, one of China’s largest pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, to launch three probiotic supplements within the immune...

Health of the Nation Survey 2021: Lockdown Focus

In a new animated version of the Health of the Nation Survey 2021: Lockdown Focus, the Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) highlights key data...

East Yorkshire’s Bee Health acquired by US nutrition and wellness firm INW

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UK nutritional supplements manufacturer Bee Health has been purchased by the US-based company Innovations in Nutrition + Wellness (INW) for an undisclosed amount. Originally founded...