Bacteria-metabolite blends can be used to alter the gut microbiome in infants, either prenatally or post-birth, to reduce the risk and even prevent autism spectrum disorder conditions, claim US researchers.
French firm Charles & Alice is making its first foray into North America and markets beyond based on the benefits of a well-known probiotic: BC-30, which was developed by Ganeden, now part of Irish ingredients giant Kerry.
Nestlé Peru and Reckitt Benckiser have responded to a study suggesting they play a role in influencing mothers in Peru to choose infant formula over breast milk, stating they are firmly committed to the protection and promotion of breastfeeding. Nestlé...
Relevium Technologies, a Canadian development stage company focusing on online sales of dietary supplements and personal care products, is moving to acquire LifeLine Pharma, a Colombian cannabis company.
Daily consumption of a low-fat spread formulated with plant sterols and fish oil may lead to “significant and clinically relevant” improvements in blood lipid levels, says a new study by Unilever scientists.
Nestlé has developed six age-tailored infant formulas to prevent sub-optimal body composition in early-life that aim to reduce obesity, cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorder risk later in life.
Functional nighttime biscuits developed to relax and calm consumers before sleep is an area with great promise, particularly in Brazil where consumers seek guilt-free snacks that support emotional health, according to Mintel.
Nestlé has patented meroterpenoid compounds, including the salt forms, that promote lactate secretion in the brain to prevent and treat an array of neurological disorders and age-related memory decline.
Fortified breakfast cereals are important in tackling widespread micronutrient deficiencies but working in Latin America is not without its challenges, says the head of nutrition for LATAM at General Mills.