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Whey out? Could cricket protein rival whey as a sports nutrition and functional drinks ingredient?

It's not just cricket...researchers are increasingly assessing a range of insects for their protein potential.  ©iStock

Crickets could become a functional protein ingredient to rival casein and whey in nutritional beverages and sports drinks, researchers suggest.

Young men shun products with health claims, Spanish study suggests

Young men shun products with health claims, Spanish study suggests

Aker BioMarine invest €112.6 million in new krill vessel

Aker BioMarine invest €112.6 million in new krill vessel

Probiotic soy milk could provide additional benefits compared to conventional soy milk, said researchers. ©iStock

Probiotics boost the kidney benefits of soy milk in diabetic patients, RCT reveals

"The results mean that we can now begin researching ways to prevent the disease and delay the onset. We consider this to be a major breakthrough,” said lead researcher Frida Fåk Hållenius.

Gut bacteria linked to development of Alzheimer’s disease: Mouse data

Soy milk is a popular drink in many South East Asian countries. ©iStock

Plant sterol fortified soy milk shows inflammation benefits: Singapore study

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Water and acid stable encapsulation backed for creatine uptake

The average cup of coffee or tea can contain between 40 - 150 mg caffeine. Over-the-counter supplements that are used to combat fatigue typically contain 100–200 mg caffeine per tablet. ©iStock/Tracey Hebden

Students given ‘300 coffees’ worth of caffeine in experimental error

'Consumers are turning to the flavor profile of a standard carbonate, rather than traditional energy drink tastes'

Monster Energy Ultra Citron launches as low calorie energy drinks rise 32%

Elevated levels of the inflammatory protein IL-1β has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ©iStock/ArtTim

Does caffeine keep you younger for longer? Stanford study thinks so

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