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From 06-Jul-2018 to 13-Jul-2018
 
 
 
 
WHITE PAPER 
 
Adulteration: Dont Be Fooled, Know the Facts
 
Increased knowledge and awareness of natural products has in turn increased their global demand. This well documented paper highlights various examples, and explores several unethical and cheap measures plaguing our industry and how to overcome them...

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RESEARCH
 
 
Could peas be the source of a cheap and effective iron supplement?
 
A type of iron found in peas could be processed into an alternative dietary iron source for the treatment of iron deficiency, say researchers from the UK's University of East Anglia (UEA)... Read

 
 
'Not particularly good news': Processing strips maize of healthy nutrients
 
The process of making corn flakes strips maize of its healthy phenolic compounds and tocopherols, meaning fortification with additives is the best solution to make corn products healthier, scientists have found... Read

 
 
Prebiotic approach proves positive for obesity prevention, review finds
 
The case for a prebiotic approach as an alternative nutritional treatment against obesity has strengthened with the publication of a review that points to the food ingredients beneficial effects on metabolism... Read

 
 
Vitamin B12 and folate deficiencies in older adults partly attributed to voluntary fortification policy, researchers say
 
One in eight adults in Ireland over the age of 50 arent getting enough vitamin B12 from their normal diets while one in seven are deficient in folic acid, but researchers from Trinity College Dublin argued that this could be improved by adopting a mandatory food fortification policy similar to the US... Read

 
 
Prebiotic fibers show gut and immune health benefits for children: RCT
 
Supplementing the diet of three- to six-year-olds with chicory root fiber may improve their gut microbiota composition and strengthen their immune defenses, says a new study... Read

 
 
CRN rebukes another null study on multivitamins and heart health: 'They are not intended to serve as magic bullets'
 
Another study published this year posits multivitamin consumption does not improve cardiovascular outcomes. A supplement industry trade group reminds that they werent made for that anyway... Read

 
 
Collagen-based supplement shows skin and joint health benefits: RCT
 
Oral supplementation with collagen bioactive peptides, plus chondroitin, glucosamine, L-carnitine, vitamins, and minerals may simultaneously improve both skin and joint health, says a new study... Read

 
 
Actions of green tea and red wine compounds may slow neurodegeneration: Study
 
Nutritional compounds naturally present in green tea and red wine may obstruct the creation of toxic metabolites that contribute to the neurodegeneration seen in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease... Read

 
 
Calls for focused strategies to tackle low vitamin D intakes among UK South Asians
 
In an examination of the vitamin D intake of UK South Asian adults, researchers have called on better public health strategies to tackle the chronically low intake in this population... Read

 
 
Meta-analysis supports 'cardio-metabolic' benefits of anthocyanins
 
Dietary supplements containing anthocyanins polyphenolic pigments found in plants such as berries may improve insulin resistance, as well as cholesterol levels, according to a meta-analysis of 19 clinical trials... Read

 
 
 
 
REGULATION & POLICY
 
 

"IT'S TIME WE STOPPED USING BOTH TERMS INTERCHANGEABLY"


'Sports drinks' versus 'energy drinks': The two must be differentiated, argues ESSNA
 
It is vital that sports drinks designed to enhance the performance of athletes are clearly differentiated from highly caffeinated energy drinks that are not, says the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA)... Read

 
 
ASA: 'Smartphones do not extract more coumarin and EGCG to make tea taste better'
 
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have rubbished online claims that an app can improve the taste of drinks by extracting more coumarin and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) in tea using pulsar wave technology delivered from a smartphone... Read

 
 
Italian ministry move to simplify botanical production for supplement use
 
The Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF) has approved legislation that simplifies the cultivation, harvesting and processing of botanical plants potentially used for food supplements... Read

 
 
EFSA question current permitted pesticide levels in infant food
 
Europes food regulatory agency has called for a review of levels of pesticide residue permitted in foods for infants and young children after current guidelines may not be sufficiently protective... Read

 
 
 
 
 
 
SPONSORED MESSAGE 
 
Sports Nutrition Congress 2018 - Register now
 
The NutraIngredients Sports Nutrition Congress 2018, organised in association with the ESSNA, will take place in Brussels on September 25- 26, 2018. The event aims to bridge the gaps between cutting edge science, business strategy and key regulatory developments offering a one stop shop for the latest must have insights in the worlds of sports and active nutrition. Book your tickets...

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MANUFACTURERS
 
 
Microbiome start-up Nextbiotix nets 7m to address gut-related disorders
 
French-based biotech start-up Nextbiotix has successfully raised 7m in a Series A financing round, to develop microbiome-based approaches that address inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)... Read

 
 
EW Nutrition and Acies Bio JV develops technology to transform dairy by-product into Vitamin B12
 
Whey2Value (W2V), a German-based joint venture established by EW Nutrition and Acies Bio, has developed a technology that uses whey as a substrate to produce a natural form of vitamin B12... Read

 
 

"WE ARE VERY SORRY ABOUT THE DIFFICULTIES THAT SOME PARENTS HAVE HAD," SAYS DANONE


Danone to investigate Aptamil formula complaints in UK
 
Danone says it is looking into reports that its newly reformulated Aptamil baby milk formula is making some infants ill, after hundreds of complaints from parents in the UK... Read

 
 
Blackmores CEO exclusive: 'New retail' a fascinating opportunity for international supplement brands in China
 
China's 'new retail' phenomenon whereby companies like Alibaba seek to converge e-commerce insights with bricks-and-mortar retail operations could provide as many opportunities for supplement brands as it has done for food firms, Blackmores CEO Richard Henfrey believes... Read

 
 
Panda-friendly Schisandra: Project provides blueprint for sourcing botanicals in ecosystems with endangered animals
 
How palm oil supply affects endangered orangutans, or coffee production impacts migratory birds are relatively well-known for many consumers, but they may not be aware of panda-friendly Schisandra sphenanthera. This could be set to change... Read

 
 
 
 
SUPPLIERS
 
 

PATENT WATCH


Laila Nutraceuticals files patent on 'highly potent' herbal blend for brain health
 
India-based herbal exports specialist Laila has developed a synergistic blend of Brahmi herb and haritaki fruit for use in dietary supplements and functional products targeting age-associated cognitive decline... Read

 
 
DSM supply Team Sunweb with Fruitflow supplement for Tour de France
 
Royal DSM has made available its dietary antiplatelet ingredient Fruitflow to Team Sunwebs professional cyclists as part of their recovery regime and preparation for this years Tour de France... Read

 
 
Introducing ESI Nutrition: Lata launches new global B2B nutrition division
 
French dairy cooperative Lata is rolling out a new global nutrition division, to be known as ESI Nutrition, as it looks to leverage expertise in the health and nutrition sector... Read

 
 

NEWS IN BRIEF


Evolva confirm new CEO as company enters next phase of evolution
 
Oliver Walker will succeed Simon Waddington as CEO of Swiss-based biotech and fermentation specialists Evolva, as the company looks to push forward its commercial and operational activities... Read

 
 
So long, spirulina? Knotted kelp adds nutrients, reduces salt & removes artificial flavours
 
UK firm Seaweed & Co's wild harvested knotted kelp (Ascophyllum) beats spirulina for iodine, potassium, calcium and magnesium, and can reduce salt in packaged foods or replace artificial smoke flavours, it says... Read

 
 
 
 
MARKETS AND TRENDS
 
 
Prenetics: Genetics and personalisation are converging it won't be long until nutrigenomics is mainstream
 
Scientific investment and consumer engagement is key to staying ahead in nutrigenomics and it's a space becoming primed for mainstream, says the CEO of Prenetics International owner of DNAFit... Read

 
 
And the nominees are...shortlist announced for first NutraIngredients-Asia awards
 
Today we can announce the shortlist for the first NutraIngredients-Asia awards, which will take place this September in Singapore... Read

 
 
 
 
 
 
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NEW OmegaZero™ Microemulsion Technology - Reduce Burps, No Coating Needed. - Catalent Pharma Solutions
 
Discover b-2Cool, Bioiberica’s native type II collagen - Bio Iberica
 
UAS Labs' Probiotic Superstrain Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242 (LRC™) for Heart Health Benefits - UAS Laboratories
 
Sugar Reduction? The tactics & the techniques to achieve your goal! - Roquette
 
Active Nutrition With Collagen Hydrolysates - Uelzena
 
Gnosis' ingredients support active lifestyle and sport - GNOSIS-USA-Inc
 
Adulteration: Don’t Be Fooled, Know the Facts - Sabinsa
 
Furosap® - An Innovative Approach to Men's Health - Chemical Resources
 
The full spectrum of natural Vitamin E isomers - BGG Europe SA
 
Optimise your training with OptiMSM® - Gee Lawson Nutritional - LEHVOSS Group
 
New frontiers in GUT HEALTH with Boswellia serrata - Indena
 
ESSNA’s ABC’s of Sports Nutrition - European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance
 
SelenoForce®: Micro-Nutrient with Macro-Potential - Sabinsa
 
Innovate in Joint Health with b-2Cool® - BIOIBERICA, S.A.
 
Learn how Neumentix™ works for active consumers - Kemin Health USA
 
 
 
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