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Health & Nutrition - Articles and news items

VTT develops raw materials for meatballs and falafel from mealworms and crickets

Industry news  •  19 January 2017  •  Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT)

VTT has developed food ingredients from mealworms and crickets which have the potential to be used in the manufacture of foods such as meatballs and falafel.

What is happening to Juicero? A look behind Silicon Valley’s darling juice phenomenon

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  18 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Juicero, hailed by celebrities from Dr. Oz to Gwyneth Paltrow, has seen a lot in under a year. New Food takes a look behind the Silicon Valley darling…

Dietary supplement may carry both benefits and risks associated with statins

Industry news  •  18 January 2017  •  Wiley

Red yeast rice (RYR) is contained in dietary supplements that are often used by patients with high cholesterol as an alternative…

Healthy hospital snacks anyone?

Industry news  •  12 January 2017  •  New Food

DuPont Nutrition & Health has driven a cooperation with a leading Danish hospital and ice cream manufacturer to develop nutritious ice cream products…

How Nestlé are adapting to the changing world of the food and beverage industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  11 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

What lies ahead for the manufacturing giant as consumers become more and more health conscious? We take a look at what’s changing for one of the food world’s giants…

Almost 50% of US adults regularly consume artificial sweeteners

Industry news  •  11 January 2017  •  Elsevier

The first study of the use of low-calorie sweeteners using the most recent US population data has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics…

Beet It Sport launches new beetroot flapjack

Industry news  •  10 January 2017  •  New Food

Beet It Sport release a new beetroot flapjack product, made from a combination of all natural ingredients including beetroot concentrate, oats and raisins..

Foods rich in resistant starch may benefit health

Industry news  •  6 January 2017  •  Wiley

A new review examines the potential health benefits of resistant starch, a form of starch that is not digested in the small intestine and is therefore considered a type of dietary fibre…

New Food presents… the ‘The 10 Top Trends of 2017’

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  4 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

How will the food and beverage industry shift in 2017? How will 2016, a year of surprises change consumer behaviour? How will retailers react? Read New Food’s predictions here…

New study finds EPA and DHA Omega-3s lower risk of coronary heart disease

Industry news  •  4 January 2017  •  New Food

EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings…

How safe is seafood?

Industry news  •  3 January 2017  •  youris.com

Seafood is the main component of European Christmas menus. But with rising concern about chemical pollution in the marine environment, is seafood safe to eat…?

Fastest-growing products 2016: Sparkling wine, the ‘free from’ trend and fresh fruit

Industry news  •  21 December 2016  •  New Food

The British public’s desire to eat more healthily has propelled fresh fruit and ‘free-from’ to become the fastest-growing products at supermarkets this year…

‘Western’ maternal diet appears to raise obesity risk in offspring

Industry news  •  14 December 2016  •  The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)

Diet composition around the time of pregnancy may influence whether offspring become obese, according to a new study…

Moringa: The new nutritious vegetable-powder

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  14 December 2016  •  Wolfgang Moritz, Vitarbo AG

Ever heard of moringa? Interested to find out? We asked Wolfgang Moritz, Head of Quality Control, Product and Quality Management at Vitarbo AG to reveal the facts behind the myth…

The importance of infant nutrition

Issue 6 2016  •  13 December 2016  •  Dr Giuseppe Battaini

Science is the key to understanding this critical development period and delivering the products and services needed to provide long-term positive health outcomes…


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