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July/August 2014 Issue
Last Updated Tuesday, July 22 2014
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Consumer Interest in Healthy Eating is on the Rise
Published July 9, 2014
A United Soybean Board survey finds healthy eating, reducing childhood obesity and increasing fruit and vegetable intake as top concerns for consumers. Read More »
Published July 9, 2014
Tokyo-based Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd., the second largest dairy product company in Japan, has discovered differences in potential capabilities between bifidobacteria residing in the human intestinal tract (Human Residential Bifidobacteria… Read More »
Published July 7, 2014
Encouraging consumption of whole-grain foods that require little to no preparation may be the most effective means of increasing whole grain intake. Read More »
Published July 3, 2014
Approximately 7% of all pregnancies in the U.S. are affected by gestational diabetes mellitus. Read More »
Getting Ahead of the Curve: Amino Acids
By Dr. A. Elizabeth Sloan & Dr. Catherine Adams Hutt, RD, Sloan Trends, Inc.
Published July 1, 2014
Following the successful boom of protein and sports nutrition products, amino acids could offer strong market differentiation. Read More »
Published July 1, 2014
Nutraceutical: Zinc Indication: Prevention of Childhood Morbidity/Mortality Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, May 2014 Research: Zinc deficiency is prevalent in low- and middle-income countries, and contributes to significant diarrh… Read More »
When it Comes to Kids, Parents Buy Organic
Published June 16, 2014
A quarter of surveyed parents said they always buy organic for their children. Read More »
Published June 11, 2014
The two agencies suggest pregnant and breastfeeding women, those who might become pregnant, and young children eat more fish low in mercury to gain developmental and health benefits. Read More »
Published June 10, 2014
Guidelines concluded that frequency of food allergy is greater among children than in adults and prevalence could be growing. Read More »
Published June 9, 2014
Rule establishes cGMPs specifically for infant formula, which include required testing for pathogens, as well as quality control procedures. Read More »
Published May 29, 2014
Number of obese and overweight adults increased 28% (47% for children) in 2013. Read More »
Published May 29, 2014
The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes the role of iodine in the development of a baby’s nervous system, and recommends supplementation for pregnant and lactating women. Read More »
Published May 22, 2014
The IAEA ‘International Symposium on Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Interventions’ will be held on 26-29 May, 2014, in Vienna, Austria. Read More »
Published May 15, 2014
The Cochrane systematic review focused on zinc as a means to prevent childhood death, including deaths caused by diarrhea, one of the biggest killers of children under five. Read More »
Published May 6, 2014
A new independent study published in Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety evaluated the probiotic BLIS K12 (Streptococcus salivarius) and found it supported the prevention of two of the most common illnesses in children: streptococcal and viral pharyn… Read More »
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