Food Fortification: Benefits Extend Beyond Babies

Physical changes, medications, hospitalisations, and social factors can put older adults at risk of malnutrition which makes other health problems worse. By the Food Fortification Initiative. Fortifying food is often seen as a strategy to help young people because children and women in their child-bearing years require vitamins and minerals…

Yes, No, Maybe: The Question Of Plant Waters

As consumers seek healthier choices in their diets, the popularity of sugared, fizzy drinks has been on a steady decline, and plant waters have piqued public interest. By Grace Chew. Amid a shift towards healthy hydration, stealing consumers’ hearts is a new fad—plant waters, extracted from plant parts with substantial…

Protecting Your Heart With Mediterranean Ingredients

Population studies revealed lower rates of chronic diseases and differences in mortality statistics in Mediterranean populations compared to other parts of the world. By Frutarom. Cardiovascular Disease On The Rise Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is increasing in Asia and the Pacific region. CVD is now the leading cause of mortality in…

Meal Replacements—Multifunctional Food Solutions

Consumers today need nutrition on-the-go and functional meal replacements are the way to meet their lifestyle needs, says Ieva Jureviciene, beverage developer & consultant. Today, one of the biggest consumer trends is fast consumption—the ability to be flexible, independent, convenient and healthy at the same time. In general, the fast…
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