Gut health: The Gateway To Wellness

Gut Health: the gateway to wellness

Gut health is becoming a concern for consumers who want to improve their body systems,  with 45% of them considering it to be extremely important to the body’s health, according to a recent study by Health Focus International. Therefore, the digestive system is known as the “gateway to wellness”. In order to keep the digestive […]

Food as medicine: beyond the diet and before the drugs

Food as medicine

Product Claims The action of nutrients used as ingredients in products can be attributed to their nutritive value. Nutritive value is often considered as a regulatory basis for adding such ingredients to food products (i.e. for technical effect). As opposed to any pharmacological effect, foods are typically used for other purposes. Dietary supplements, foods for […]

Looking to create an impact and accelerate your success in the functional food & beverage space, but got stuck in the process?

Looking to create an impact and accelerate your success in the functional food & beverage space?

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Are probiotics the next dietary strategy against brain aging?

Probiotics fight brain aging?

Cognitive decline, memory impairment, and mental health issues like depression and anxiety are common among older adults.  Due to the close relationship between gut microbiota and the central nervous system (CNS), there’s a great interest in using probiotics to modulate the gut microbiome and enhance brain health.  Probiotics are live organisms that confer a health […]

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 […]

Food Enzymes Food Waste Remediation

Food Enzymes Process

Enzymes comprise globular proteins that catalyse biochemical reactions. In simple terms, food enzymes help the body begin the process of digestion by contributing to the breakdown of food components into smaller nutrients that can be more easily absorbed into the bloodstream.  The global market, according to Intertek [1], for industrial enzymes is valued at $5.5bn […]

Guide – Functional Food Packaging Innovation

Functional Food Beverages Packaging

The food packaging you choose isn’t just about what looks good on shelf. You also have to consider functional elements like how it will work to contain and protect your product in the short and long-term. As well as how convenient and easy-to-open it is for the consumer. And if it effectively communicates the purpose […]

Creating Healthier Functional Foods Through Reformulation

Reformulation

  With every year that passes, we better understand the effects and impacts our nutrition choices have on our bodies and on our minds. Nutritional and food science studies are constantly discovering new insights and learnings that help us improve the foods and beverages we produce. It would be therefore unrealistic to assume that brands […]