Functional foods

Italy sets up fine system for non-compliant health claims

Italy sets up fine system for non-compliant health claims

In an effort to reduce misleading uses of health claims on advertising for nutritional products, the Italian government has published a decree detailing financial penalties.

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

Cannabinoid nutraceuticals set for European take off?

Cannabinoid nutraceuticals set for European take off?

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Have your say today: NutraIngredients state of the industry survey

Women with low vitamin D levels are more likely to suffer from postpartum depression. ©iStock

OPINION: Why vitamin D is vital for women, especially in Asia

Supplementation of 30% purple sweet potato or sweet potato for 12 weeks reduced body weight by 18%. ©iStock

Sweet potato and weight loss: Food firms urged to exploit 'new business opportunities'

What are functional foods, and what do consumers really think about them?

What are functional foods, and what do consumers really think about them?

Millennials driving next generation of functional foods

Millennials driving next generation of functional foods

Storming growth for energy, water and tea in functional beverages

Storming growth for energy, water and tea in functional beverages

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Naturally functional: Are consumers turned off by 'added' functionality

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