Infant Nutrition: Scientific debate surrounding lipid content continues

This article was first published in the March 2020 edition of The World of Food Ingredients.  As scientific understanding of early life nutrition and its effect on the human body evolves, discussion remains as to how best to mimic the composition of breast milk as closely as possible, and which components merit recommended inclusion and Continue reading Infant Nutrition: Scientific debate surrounding lipid content continues

Nutritional Lipids in Focus: ARA and DHA

This article was first published in the October/November 2019 edition of The World of Food Ingredients. The importance of nutrition during the first 1,000 days of a child’s life continues to be an essential topic of study due to its impact on long-term health. Although breast milk is widely recognized as the gold standard for Continue reading Nutritional Lipids in Focus: ARA and DHA

2019 trends to watch: Personalization trend spawns “Year of the Empowered Consumer”

As published on NutritionInsight.com. Consumers are more discerning when it comes to their nutrition than ever before. With personalized nutrition moving beyond just tailored diets and wearable technology giving us more insight into personal health KPIs, we are arguably entering the age of the empowered consumer. Consumers are seeking to take control of their health Continue reading 2019 trends to watch: Personalization trend spawns “Year of the Empowered Consumer”

“When business fights malnutrition, everybody profits,” says Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation exec

As published on NutritionInsight. Innovation is key to providing affordable, nutritious foods to lower-income consumers, a currently underserved segment in need of industry attention. This growing industry spotlight will not only provide millions of consumers around the globe with the much-needed means to fight malnutrition, but also present the industry with an array of business Continue reading “When business fights malnutrition, everybody profits,” says Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation exec

Personalized nutrition: Mindful and aware consumers drive market opportunity

As published on NutritionInsight.com. 19 June 2018 — Personalized nutrition has taken its place as a key industry topic, spurring the launch of a number of innovative start-ups using cutting-edge technologies to offer precise nutrition advice to consumers. This growing industry space will be the topic of discussion at the Personalized Nutrition Innovation Summit, which Continue reading Personalized nutrition: Mindful and aware consumers drive market opportunity

Resistant starch: A promising ingredient in battling malnutrition in infants

As published on NutritionInsight.com. An ingredient as simple as resistant starch could hold the answer to reducing malnutrition among infants in low-middle income countries, according to a study led by researchers at Flinders University in South Australia. Resistant starch occurs naturally in foods such as oats, maize and green bananas but can also easily be Continue reading Resistant starch: A promising ingredient in battling malnutrition in infants

“Why overcomplicate nutrition?” Huel co-founder and CEO on market potential of complete meal replacements

As published on NutritionInsight.com. “People overcomplicate nutrition; it’s not rocket science. For the lay consumer, getting your nutrition right needn’t be that hard.” This is according to nutritionist James Collier, co-founder of Huel, a meal replacement brand currently seeing huge growth in Europe and the US. Launched three years ago, the company is reportedly one the fastest Continue reading “Why overcomplicate nutrition?” Huel co-founder and CEO on market potential of complete meal replacements

Clear role for industry in educating mothers on supplement benefits, strategist says

As published on NutritionInsight.com. Despite high awareness of the importance of nutrition for new and expectant mothers and infants, there is very low understanding of the actual benefits of dietary supplements, pointing to a clear role for industry to offer guidance and support. This is according to Isobel Smyth, Managing Partner at The Leading Edge, Continue reading Clear role for industry in educating mothers on supplement benefits, strategist says

Time to get personal? How to embrace digital technology in tomorrow’s nutraceuticals

As published on NutritionInsight.com. In the world of nutrition R&D, personalization has quickly climbed the ranks to become a key industry phrase, with both larger players and newer start-ups seeking to profile themselves as capable of offering their customers, and ultimately consumers, cutting-edge solutions for all their health needs. NutritionInsight looks at some of the developments in Continue reading Time to get personal? How to embrace digital technology in tomorrow’s nutraceuticals