All news articles for February 2013

IFT Wellness 2013 as it happened

IFT Wellness 2013 as it happened

By Stephen Daniells

IFT Wellness 2013 brings together industry experts, leading academics, and IFT members for presentations and discussions of the latest research and consumer insights on the booming health and wellness sector for food and beverages.

Should vegetarians take supplements of EPA and DHA omega-3s?

Dispatches from the 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition

Should vegans and vegetarians take supplements of EPA and DHA omega-3s?

By Elaine WATSON

If they don’t eat fish, vegans and vegetarians get very little EPA and DHA, the long chain omega-3 fatty acids we are told are key for maintaining cardiovascular and cognitive health. But is this a problem that needs to be fixed? And are algal omega-3...

A portion of the B Corps statement of values.

Canadian supplement firm cements values with B Corp certification

By Hank Schultz

Genuine Health, a Toronto-based developer and marketer of dietary supplements, has achieved B Corp status, the company announced recently.  This designation as a “benefit corporation” is not just a statement of values, said founder and CEO Stewart Brown,...

Nestlé buys Louisiana depression food firm

Nestlé buys Louisiana depression food firm

By Shane STARLING

Nestlé has bought its second brain health-focused medical foods start-up in eight months after snaffling Red River Pharma-owned Pamlab which makes high-dose vitamin supplements targeting depression, diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

Is 2013 the year that CLA breaks through in foods and beverages in the US?

Special edition: New trends in weight management

Is 2013 the year that CLA breaks through in foods and beverages in the US?

By Stephen DANIELLS

After years of relative success in the supplement zone, and a couple of small scale food and beverage launches, 2013 promises to be a ‘breakthrough’ year for CLA (conjugated linoleic acid)  in the US food & beverage sector.

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