Digestion

High FODMAP foods include apples, bananas, almonds, and dairy containing lactose. Image © Getty Images / mpessaris

Will 2018 be the year that low FODMAP diets explode?

By Stephen Daniells

The US market for low FODMAP foods aimed at helping IBS sufferers is still small and consumer awareness is low, but companies large and small are targeting a category that could be bigger than gluten-free.

Charles Poliquin is a high profile Canadian strength trainer.

Neptune takes MaxSimil delivery technology into sports channel

By Hank Schultz

Neptune Technologies and Bioressources has extended the application of its MaxSimil omega-3 enhanced absorption fish oils into a new product category—sports nutrition—via an agreement with a high profile Canadian strength trainer.

What’s next for digestive health? Industry members weigh in

What’s next for digestive health? Industry members weigh in

By Adi Menayang

From fiber to probiotics to enzymes, the $1 billion digestive health category is a dominant force in the dietary supplement industry. But what’s the latest research, or gaps in research, that can take the category to the next level?

New gut models facilitating microbiome research

Probiota Americas

New gut models facilitating microbiome research

By Hank Schultz

The understanding of what happens within the human digestive system has always been hampered by the inability to observe that system in action, leave alone the imperfect understanding of one of the major components of the system, the gut microbiome. ...

Salmon: Reduce your lead times

Welcome to the GastroLab: IFN introduces the model gut

By Elaine Watson

A model gut designed to help manufacturers more rapidly determine which ingredients will survive the rigors of the digestive tract before spending a fortune on clinical tests has been launched by product development firm International Food Network (IFN).

Fat digestion images point to improved formulation

Fat digestion images point to improved formulation

By Stephen Daniells

Netherlands-based scientists have reported data for the real-time digestion of fats containing ingredients like vitamin D3, insights that could advance the formulation of foods.

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