Experts explain micronutrients’ role in slowing mental decline
Prominent experts in nutrition and cognitive function explained the importance of diet and nutrients in preventing or slowing cognitive decline at the fourth meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Micronutrients and Health, held at the House of Commons on 14 Mar
NHS reviews prescriptions of gluten-free food and fish oils
Gluten-free foods and fish oil supplements may no longer be available on prescription in England
Holland & Barrett names its ‘Innovation Pitch’ shortlist
Holland & Barrett names ‘Innovation Pitch’ shortlist
EFSA to give daily sugar intake advice
The European Food Safety Authority is to give formal advice on daily sugar intake for...
Jane Wolfe looks at what’s behind the impressive growth of veganism in the UK and whether advocates are still driven by the ethics of the original movement (more…)
Breaking the age barrier
Diane Millis discovers how the senior health category now needs to cater to various life...
Basic store cupboard ingredients are still money-spinners in the natural food world. Holly Bourne peers...
Getting a rise
It’s the home baking ‘season’, so now’s time to create a stir and encourage your...
Chefs, will you Stir The Pot over GMOs?
Britain’s chefs can play a key role in raising public awareness about the stealth statics being used to sneak GMOs onto restaurant menus.
Let bodily fluids and solids (and food) be thy medicine
Craig Sams imagines the health farms of the future where ‘super healthy’ humans are raised....
Let’s seize on Brexit as an opportunity to legalise good nutrition and outlaw bad food,...
Let’s get the message out – organic is different
Organic September is just days away – hopefully to be marked by spectacular organic marketing...
“Engaging authentically with customers – that’s our big opportunity”
“Engaging authentically with our customers – that’s our big opportunity as independent retailers.” So says Food For Thought owner Alan Martin in a new video interview for Natural Products News.
Video interview: Jay Morjaria
The chef and food writer, Jay Morjaria, was one of the participants at the first...
Video report: Food Roundtable
Check out our video round-up from last week’s Natural Products News Food Roundtable, held at...
Video interview: Jayn Sterland
The beauty industry is in a state of perpetual reinvention, the need for constant innovation...
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