Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Nutrition News

  • World's first lactation dictionary launched by UWA researchers

    Nutrition |  News | 02 Aug, 2018

    A world-first lactation dictionary that aims to take the confusion out of breastfeeding was launched today by researchers from The University of Western Australia. LactaPedia is an online ...Read more

  • Breastfeeding provides strongest nutritional foundation- WHO

    Nutrition |  News | 31 Jul, 2018

    Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and continued breastfeeding up to the age of two years and beyond provides the strongest foundation for lifelong health. Breast milk...Read more

  • PepsiCo donates $1M more to CFPA

    Nutrition |  News | 23 Jul, 2018

    PepsiCo has announced a $1 million donation to the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) to continue the PepsiCo Nutrition in Action (NiA), aiming to improve and enhance the healt...Read more

  • Vietnam launches Zero Hunger Program

    Nutrition |  News | 19 Jun, 2018

    Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has launched the National Action Program Zero Hunger. The program seeks to lower malnutrition rates and stunted growth through improved nutrition ...Read more

  • China, Russia to promote Dairy Industry development

    Nutrition |  News | 31 May, 2018

    Recently, China-Russia Nutrition Forum was successfully held in Moscow, taking "World Digestive Health Day" as the theme. The forum was jointly held by Chinese Nutrition Soci...Read more

  • Nestlé strengthens its research capabilities in Switzerland

    Nutrition |  News | 28 May, 2018

    Nestlé, the largest of any food company worldwide, recently announced that it will bring together its two scientific discovery units, the Nestlé Research Center and the Nestl&...Read more

  • Nestlé tops 2018 Access to Nutrition Index

    Nutrition |  News | 24 May, 2018

    Nestlé is ranked first in the 2018 Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) released recently for its overall performance in its nutrition-related commitments. This confirms Nestlé&rs...Read more

  • Pakistan to address nutrition issue

    Nutrition |  News | 23 May, 2018

    The Ministry of Planning Development and Reform with support from the World Food Programme (WFP) has recently launched the Pakistan Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy 2018-25 (PMNS) to addre...Read more

  • Impossible Burger makes international debut in Hong Kong

    Nutrition |  News | 19 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Hong Kong is the first city outside the United States to serve the Impossible Burger. The plant-based burger patty that tastes - and bleeds - like beef has been touted a Silicon...Read more

  • High Omega-3 chew for pregnant women

    Nutrition |  News | 16 Apr, 2018

    Israel based Anlit, Ltd., launches a delicious, high-DHA omega-3 supplement in a single fish-shaped chew to benefit women during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Anlit will present the...Read more

  • Sri Lanka gets its first noodle meal kit

    Nutrition |  News | 10 Apr, 2018

    Nestlé has launched yet another exciting innovation to the market – Maggi Creations. It is Sri Lanka’s first ever noodle meal kit, providing consumers with pre-portioned ...Read more

  • Canadian firm to market plant based meat in China

    Nutrition |  News | 22 Mar, 2018

    Toronto-based Dao Foods International is targeting China's rising demand for meat and other protein food products with animal-free alternatives.  In this regard, a company has be...Read more

  • Chipotle downgraded to sell by UBS

    Nutrition |  News | 01 Feb, 2018

    Chipotle Mexican Grill's sluggish sales and struggling brand perception spell more downside for investors. "Online review trends have continued to trend downward and have now dropped below...Read more

  • New study reveals benefits of fruit juices

    Nutrition |  News | 22 Jan, 2018

    A new study conducted in the US has revealed that consumption of 100% fruit juice is not linked to increasing risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It also supports a growing body o...Read more

  • General Mills' 301 INC invests in plant-based food and beverage brand

    Nutrition |  News | 18 Jan, 2018

    Urban Remedy, a maker of plant-based ready-to-eat meals, snacks and beverages, announced the close of a $17 million series B fundraising round led by 301 INC, the business development and v...Read more

  • PHE launches nutrition campaign for kids

    Nutrition |  News | 04 Jan, 2018

    Public Health England (PHE) has launched the first Change4Life campaign promoting healthier snacks to help parents take control of their children’s snacking habits. Many of the unhea...Read more

  • Studies show association between mental health and diet

    Nutrition |  News | 28 Dec, 2017

    Food can affect one of our biggest organs - the brain. While the link between food and diabetes, heart disease and obesity is well established, any association between mental health and die...Read more

  • New research to create unsaturated fat ice cream

    Nutrition |  News | 28 Dec, 2017

    Ice cream is popular the world over - but the saturated fat it contains raises cholesterol, risking heart disease and strokes. Making the tasty treat with unsaturated fat is the Holy Grail...Read more