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Market wipe
08 December, 2020
In this special report, John Munroe presents the latest studies from both...
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Give brain function a boost 08 December, 2020 Nootropics, also known as ‘smart drugs’, ‘brain boosters’ or memory-enhancing drugs, are compounds that can be taken to improve mental performance. In an edited version of the...

Food for thought 08 December, 2020 Dementia is a leading cause of ill health among older adults. Amy Jennings and Anne Marie Minihane of the University of East Anglia, and Stephen Cunnane of Université de...

Top-down health 08 December, 2020 The office is not commonly considered to be an unhealthy environment. However, as more and more studies link high-pressure jobs to a deterioration in mental and physical well-being, it...

Healthy body, healthy mind 08 December, 2020 Nutritional supplements have been central to athletes’ performance for years, though stars have traditionally focused more on their physical strength. But with the links between...

Unconventional validity 08 December, 2020 One long-underestimated health resource is traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM), which comes with numerous practical applications. As products and as medically...

Microorganisms with benefits 08 December, 2020 Found everywhere from yoghurt to beer, we’ve known about the health benefits of probiotics for generations. But it’s only recently that they’ve taken the world by storm, and can now...

Sense of the world 08 December, 2020 Considering what has happened in 2020, it is not surprising that it has been a year of disruption for many industries – and the flavour and fragrances segment is no different....

Flower of sustainability 08 December, 2020 With customers increasingly demanding responsible sourcing from food suppliers, companies must decide whether to take meaningful action to meet the needs of their stakeholders, as well...

Global movement for mental health 08 December, 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted or halted critical mental health services in 93% of countries worldwide, while the demand for treatment of psychological disorders is...

The ingredients of success 08 December, 2020 The word ‘nutraceutical’ – a combination of ‘nutrition’ and ‘pharmaceutical’ – is an umbrella term describing any food or ingredient that provides nutritional and health benefits,...

Hearts of granite 08 December, 2020 The benefits of fish oil have been known about for many years, but an authoritative new analysis now links increased omega-3 intake to cardioprotection and improved...

The path to sustainability 01 October, 2020 Urged on by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the business world is focusing on sustainable business practices like never before. Jim Banks hears from Lise Kingo, UNGC CEO...

Probiotics for the body and mind 01 October, 2020 There is intense debate about whether humans were ever meant to drink milk or, indeed, consume any dairy products at all. The fact is, some people can and some cannot, depending on...

Set the standard 01 October, 2020 Food safety concerns may be crowded out of the regulatory spotlight by the Covid-19 pandemic, but they remain a key strand of EU policy-making in the near future. John Browning looks...

On-trend nutrition 01 October, 2020 The sports nutrition sector is no longer targeted exclusively towards sportspeople. Ordinary consumers are purchasing these products to boost their health and well-being, and...

A spoonful of vitamin K 01 October, 2020 Vitamin K2 has significant and vital health benefits; however, it is not yet included in many supplements. Ingredients Insight explores research, provided by the joint FAO/WHO...

Linkup 01 October, 2020 Vitafoods Europe has become a premier showcase for the health and supplement industry. In 2020, the event switched to a digital format during the coronavirus pandemic. Jackie...

In the swim of things 01 October, 2020 The omega-3 industry is doubling down on research to support various health claims, from reducing blood pressure to prenatal outcomes. Elsewhere, recent dietary trends – such as...

Within limits 01 October, 2020 Hemp foods, which contain different components of the hemp plant in their original or processed form, are enjoying increasing popularity worldwide. However, there’s some worry among...


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