Raphaëlle is the Founder and Director of inewtrition, with over 25 years of food innovation experience, as a food product developer, working internationally for start-ups and multinationals in converging products for consumer health. Here she talks about the factors that contribute to successful product innovation in the food and beverage industry and how an industry […]
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…
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 […]
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…
What are medical foods, and what is their role in therapeutic nutrition?
Immunity remains the hot topic of the moment as we have all realised the true importance our health plays in global pandemics such as the one we currently find ourselves in. Public health and hygiene practices during Covid have been reiterating the importance of hand-washing and covering our mouths when we cough to prevent the […]
First of all, let’s start with what clean science innovation refers to. When I talk about clean science innovation in relation to the food industry, I refer to the exploration of the relationship between science and nature. The clean science concept is a relatively new idea particularly relevant to converging products and merging industries. To […]
For many years, we have eaten with our eyes, but now it is time that we also ate for our eyes. Our visual health can be affected by a number of factors, including ageing, genetics, lifestyle habits, and also proper nutrition including functional foods. Research has shown that diets which include plenty of carotenoid-rich foods […]