Innovation in subsistence marketplaces – More to be revealed…

Innovation in subsistence marketplaces

Low income marketplaces may be a challenge for innovation in consumer’s health through nutrition, since the availability of resources, technologies and margins to innovate are smaller. At the same time, it is possible to create new products or formats with improved nutritional profile and functionality to fit a specific lifestyle, different resources or climate. With […]

What makes people buy functional foods?

A 2021 review article looked at studies published over the last 20 years to try to answer this question. The study results provided some interesting insights into functional food consumers’ behavior. Let’s look at some of them: Wanting a healthier and longer life is one of the top reasons people include functional foods in their […]

What are medical foods and what is their role in therapeutic nutrition?

What are medical foods?

What are medical foods, and what is their role in therapeutic nutrition? According to the FDA, they must have the following characteristics: Specially formulated for consumption or enteral administration under the supervision of a physician. Intended for the specific dietary management of a disease or condition with established nutritional requirements based on recognized scientific principles […]