Protein quality matters for muscle building, says review

Proteins with a high leucine content are 'advantageous' in triggering a rise in muscle protein synthesis, says review. ©iStock/marekuliasz

The quality of protein and its leucine content has a significant influence on muscle building with resistance training, a review has found.

'Last year we had a great programme and this one looks even more engaging'

Probiota 2017 migrates to Berlin; call for scientific abstracts until 11 November

30-50% of food e-commerce businesses in Sweden are not registered. ©iStock/scyther5

Sweden to create special supplement e-commerce task force

Breastfeeding has been identified as a protective factor against obesity. Pic: ©iStock/ffolas

Lowering protein content of formula could help reduce obesity: Study

A food security framework was first laid down by UNICEF in 1990, focusing on the causes of malnutrition and death in children and women. ©iStock

Social investment vital in war against malnutrition: Report


Indian carotenoid player enters Europe

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Scouting out Europe's latest free-from innovation at SIAL

Net profit for the three months to September 30 fell from $22.6m to $12m.

Blackmores Q1 results: Daigou downturn leads to sharp sales drop

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The two compnaies formed the partnership in January this year. ©iStock

Blackmores and Bega infant nutrition venture misses targets amid China slowdown

Sports nutrition firm CNP has been bought by The Protein Partners

First Milk sells sports nutrition company

Nice PAS: Welsh sports nutrition firm upgrades deal with national rugby body

Welsh rugby enlists one of its own for nutrition

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Markets and Trends

'I’m sure that in 15, 20 or 30 years we will see the development of a plant-based cheese industry as rich and diverse as that of the animal-based industry,' says Garreau.© iStock

Plant-based pioneers say lactofermented soy will enrich traditional cheese sector

'Continental Europe on the other hand tends to have its own internal influences and therefore consumer trends take longer to become saturated.'  ©iStock

Bulking up: European sports nutrition markets condensed

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Whey's the best for targeted benefits; for general fortification not so much

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'I don’t need to do acquisitions to feel happy as a CEO,' says Chr Hansen head on strategy for the firm. ©iStock/AndreyPopov

‘When your neighbour’s land is for sale you need to act’: Chr Hansen CEO on €73m acquisition

The deal for the supplement firm is values at US$239m. © iStock

Chinese takeover of Vitaco edges closer as regulator hurdles are cleared

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Glanbia adds sparkle to iron with new Lactoferrin delivery format

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Regulation & Policy

EFSA finds no safety issue with a 3-herb menopause-targeting blend of Cynanchum wilfordii Hemsley, Phlomis umbrosa Turcz and Angelica gigas Nakai. ©iStock aga7ta

Korean menopause botanical blend wins EFSA backing

Concerns were raised about some adverse effects seen at high doses in animal studies, including crystallisation of the ingredient in urine and renal toxicity. ©iStock/BrianAJackson

EFSA considers Mitsubishi’s antioxidant salt following member state concerns

French firm claims its supplement decreases sperm DNA damage. ©iStock/koya79

French firm seeks male fertility health claim

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A decline in magnesium status is associated with various symptoms such as depression, psychosis, irritability, or confusion. ©iStock

Supplement stress-reducing benefits last a month after discontinuing: Study

In addition to red wine and grapes, the polyphenol resveratrol is found in nuts. The compound also has anti-inflammatory properties.©iStock/silverjohn

Red wine compound can reset infertility hormones: Study

Researchers found none of the people given the bio-fortified eggs were vitamin D deficient, while the control group saw a rise in deficiency as winter set in. ©iStock/ChristopherStokey

A fortified egg a day could keep winter vitamin D deficiency away

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Some people are still missing following the explosion at the BASF plant this morning. Photo Twitter user @MichiLeber

One killed in explosion at BASF plant

Two employees of the BASF fire department died as a result of the explosion at the Ludwigshafen plant yesterday and one person is still missing. Photo Twitter user @MichiLeber

UPDATE: Two killed, one still missing in BASF explosion




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