Tag: Gut Health

Harvard Study: Enzyme Can Turn Sugar to Fiber

Harvard University’s Wyss Institute, in a study funded by the Kraft-Heinz Co., found sugar exposed to encapsulated plant enzymes in the gut can be turned into fiber.

Functional Beverage Market Continues to Gain Momentum

These days, an increasing share of consumers are looking for drinks that not only taste good, but also serve a beneficial function. These functional beverages contain ingredients that, theoretically, can help build and maintain health, …

Examining the Link Between Diet and Depression

According to a recent study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a cleaner diet may help treat symptoms of major depression. A twelve-week, randomized control trial conducted by the University of Technology Sydney …

Why Functional Ingredients Have Consumers Hooked

It doesn’t look like the health and wellness trend is going anywhere – and functional food ingredients are sure to benefit from it. So much so, that the market is projected to reach $118.4 billion …

Webinar Recap: Health Remains Top Reason for Consuming Probiotics

With consumers prioritizing health more than ever, food makers are turning to functional ingredients like probiotics to provide documented health benefits in food and beverages. In an exclusive Food Institute webinar, bioscience company Chr. Hansen …

Growth of Functional Beverage Market Signals Shift Towards Health

Global research firm Mintel predicts strong growth in the functional beverage market as consumers seek out products that enhance their mental and emotional well-being, reported Supermarket News (July 9). WHAT IS DRIVING DEMAND? The Food Institute …

Is Viome the Future of Food?

Viome has built an AI-driven platform that analyzes the interaction between food, a person’s microbiome, and human cells to develop precision nutrition to prevent and reverse chronic diseases. On April 15, The Food Institute presented …