Special Report

Omega 3: A rich source of health benefits and NPD opportunities

11 Sep 2017 --- Omega 3’s benefits keep making the news in the world of nutrition, with the fatty acids’ tight connection to the healthy aging trend just one of the reasons why omega 3 continues to be on the tips of everyone’s tongues.

Reeling in the years: Innovation to help older consumers

06 Sep 2017 --- Healthy aging through nutrition is a hot topic as Healthy Aging Month continues in the US. Today, in the second part of a special report, we look at the innovations and ingredients that companies are hoping will prove a success in the healthy aging market.

Golden years – NPD targeting the needs of the healthy aging market

04 Sep 2017 --- September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual event initiated by Healthy Aging magazine in the US, so there could be no better time to explore the latest industry opinions on the healthy aging space. 

Enzyme products evolve as market fills with new applications and green ideas

30 Aug 2017 --- Today, to follow up the first part of its special report, NutritionInsight looks at innovations in the enzymes space and sees what companies are doing to deal with the tricky issue of sustainability.

Trends and opportunities in the enzymes space

28 Aug 2017 --- As the uses of enzymes become increasingly varied, it is always interesting to find out the exciting places the market for the crucial catalysts is going. Today, in the first part of a special report, NutritionInsight looks at the latest market opportunities and consumer trends in the world of enzymes.

Gut health platform shows great scope for innovation

24 Aug 2017 --- The excitement surrounding the future of gut health products is being explored by a number of companies looking to unlock their full potential. Today, NutritionInsight follows up the first part of its special report on gut health by looking at the new ideas taking hold within the world of gut health products.

Go with your gut to follow latest health trends

22 Aug 2017 --- Gut health is a hot topic in the world of nutrition. In a week when a successful trial of probiotics in treating sepsis in India has once again underlined the exciting potential for the future of gut health products, consumers and manufacturers are showing an interest in the fast-evolving understanding of their healing powers.

Looking to the future of antioxidants

16 Aug 2017 --- As antioxidants maintain their popularity, companies that produce them are continually looking to future potential applications. Today, NutritionInsight concludes its special report by looking at the research that has been conducted into future opportunities for their use and ingredients that might be popular in the future. You can read the first part of our report here.

Antioxidants find new potential amid modern life’s demands

14 Aug 2017 --- Nutrition suppliers have been selling the benefits of antioxidants for some time, and the general public continues to show curiosity about their potential health and anti-aging benefits. Today, we take a look at the state of the market for antioxidants, which seem to be becoming ever more specialized and more responsive to other nutritional trends.

Supplier view on consumer trends in the nutritional space: Clean label and sustainability

07 Aug 2017 --- Consumers are stepping up their demands on the quality and sourcing of the foods, beverages and dietary supplements they purchase. Today, in the second part of a special report, NutritionInsight presents a list of the latest trends in natural ingredients, analyzed and expanded upon by a number of industry experts.

Supplier view on consumer trends in the nutritional space

31 Jul 2017 --- Keeping track of all the latest trends in the nutritional goods market today can be an arduous task. Market leaders seem to agree: “It is difficult to pinpoint the single most important driver,” says Gerd Mueller, international sales director for natural health and nutrition, EMEAI at Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). “Indeed, consumers are often looking for products that meet multiple purchasing considerations at once.”

Botanicals: Cognitive enhancers top of mind

17 Jul 2017 --- Often seen as a more holistic solution to improving health and wellness, botanicals have a fixed spot in the dietary supplement space. Moreover, following increased consumer demand for clean label and natural ingredients, botanicals are receiving their fair share of attention from the scientific community and supplements producers alike. 

Special Report: Not a Tough Pill to Swallow – Clean Label and Gummies Star in Supplement NPD

26 Jun 2017 --- The abundance of nutritional information currently available on the Internet is allowing people to educate themselves on all things health and food related, which in turn is boosting consumer interest in dietary supplementation. NutritionInsight speaks with a number of industry experts about some of the key trends and developments regarding dietary supplements.

Special Report: New Ways to Cope with Diabetes

12 Jun 2017 --- Affecting approximately 380 million people worldwide, diabetes is a leading cause of range of ailments, including kidney failure, amputations, cardiovascular diseases and stroke. According to the Diabetes Research Institute, diabetes takes more lives on a yearly basis than AIDS and breast cancer combined. NutritionInsight looks at some of the most recent diabetes-related research and some of the novel approaches and solutions to tackling this condition.

Special Report: Bone Health Supplementation Moves Beyond Dairy

22 May 2017 --- Bone health is becoming an increasingly researched topic, particularly as populations around the globe are becoming more aged. Consuming dairy products for strong bones has long been encouraged by governments and parents alike. However, as consumer preferences change, there is a growing need for non-dairy supplementation that can improve bone density. According to Innova Market Insights data, the number of product launches featuring bone health claims rose drastically from 364 in 2015, to 571 in 2016. NutritionInsight looks at some of the most recent bone health related product launches and studies.

Special Report: How Healthy is the High Protein Diet?

01 May 2017 --- The last couple of years have seen the high protein trend take a dramatic upturn among consumers, with health advocators worldwide promoting the macronutrient as a key to beating hunger, increasing muscle strength and losing weight.

Today NutritionInsight looks at whether or not the high protein trend is of true benefit to consumers, and talks to some companies who are taking advantage of the trend to provide innovative protein packed products.

Special Report: The Consumers & Innovation Driving the Sports Nutrition Sector

10 Apr 2017 --- If there’s one market in the nutrition sector that can’t stay still for a second, it’s sports nutrition. Today NutritionInsight learns more about the consumers driving the latest sports nutrition trends, along with the challenges and opportunities occupying this lucrative, yet tricky corner of the nutrition industry.

Special Report: Paleo Trend Not Slowing Despite Disapproval from Health Officials

13 Mar 2017 --- The paleo diet, also known as the Paleolithic diet, the Caveman diet or the Stone Age Diet – is rising in popularity. Despite worldwide health officials shunning the diet with claims that it is restrictive and extreme, the eating plan continues to take the nutrition sector by storm, with many hybrid versions of diet hitting the mainstream, too.

Today NutritionInsight takes a look at how a diet so frowned upon by health professionals continues to see such growth in a competitive nutrition and weight management market, and what opportunities the trend presents for the food industry.

Special Report: The Link Between Nutrition and Cognitive Health

06 Feb 2017 --- The link between the types of foods we eat and our cognitive performance is becoming ever stronger. Increasing evidence suggests that good nutrition is essential for optimal brain performance, as well as overall mental health, and that many mental health conditions could be directly influenced by a poor diet. Today, NutritionInsight looks into the role food and nutrition can play in preventing cognitive decline, as well as enhancing the brain performance of consumers on all walks of life.

Special Report: 2017 Nutrition Trends - What to Watch Out For

17 Jan 2017 --- As the New Year brings a fresh surge of consumers ready to sink their teeth into the hottest nutrition trends, NutritionInsight looks ahead at some of the biggest health and nutrition developments set to disrupt and shape 2017. 

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