Editorial

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

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Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Back in the 1990s, launching a reduced-fat avocado would have seemed like a good idea – this was the period when consumers’ fear of fat and the belief that ‘fat makes you fat’ was at its peak. But in 2017, when consumers can distinguish between ‘good fats’ and ‘bad fats’ – with plant foods firmly […]

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How to harness the Good Carbs, Bad Carbs trend?

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Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Consumers’ quest for better and fewer carbohydrates is creating a wealth of opportunities, even in the mass market, according to 10 Key Trends in Food, Nutrition and Health 2018, New Nutrition Business’ annual trends report. The trend is fuelled by emerging science – discussed in the media and online – that associates carbs with health […]

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Is swapping the suburbs for city life the best way to beat obesity?

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Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
Author:
Ann Eshaw

Diets and exercise programs might have to make space for a third weapon in the fight against obesity – swapping the suburbs for European-style city centres. If we did, we could all be slimmer and healthier, according to a new study. The study (by Sarkar et al.) published last month in The Lancet challenges popular […]

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