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  • Industry News

    Portion sizes ‘confuse’ consumers

     Nov 21, 2017  Rosie Greenaway

    The majority consumers struggle to identify a single portion of fruit or veg, according to survey results from the National Charity Partnership.

  • Company News

    ‘Innovation must be responsible’ says BetterYou

     Nov 2, 2017  Rosie Greenaway

    At the NHT Summit in Manchester BetterYou delivered a seminar to brands and retailers on innovation, trends and what’s to come for the VMS market.

  • Health & Nutrition

    Australian researchers identify B3 ‘cure’ for deficiencies that cause birth defects and miscarriages

     Aug 10, 2017  Jim Manson

    “Landmark” research carried out at Sydney’s Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute could in future prevent miscarriages and multiple types of birth defects, in what is being claimed to be one of the most significant discoveries in pregnancy research.

  • Industry News

    Better off without?

     Oct 10, 2016  Jim Manson

    Critics of strict food avoidance regimes warn they are leading us down the road to nutritional reductionism. Jim Manson asks if they are right.

  • Industry News

    APPG meeting highlights teenagers’ nutritional ‘at risk’ status

     Sep 26, 2016  Jim Manson

    The second meeting of the Micronutrients and Health All Party Parliamentary Group, has highlighted the fact that teenagers have the worst diets among all age groups, making them an ‘at risk’ group in nutritional terms. The meeting, which took place on 13 September, focussed on ‘Improving teenage nutrition: new research and future policy’. Carolyn Harris, […]



Vitamin K2 improves vascular calcification

A new clinical study published in BMC Nephrology has found that haemodialysis patients benefit from supplementation with vitamin K2. According to the researchers, the vitamin K2 intake in haemodialysis patients was estimated as being 40% lower than in the healthy participant group. The study, based in Lebanon, investigated if there was a correlation between vitamin […]

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New US guidelines on peanut allergy

Babies without eczema or egg allergies, should be introduced to peanut-containing foods alongside other solid foods according to new clinical guidelines from an expert panel sponsored by the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The guidance is aimed at aid health care providers and was prompted by emerging evidence that eating peanut-containing foods […]

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