A review of published research conducted by nutrition scientists at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) reveals a very limited evidence base to support some of the ingredients used in popular orally consumed beauty supplements that promise ‘youthful’, ‘firm’ and ‘glowing’ skin.
After what felt like a very long January, February is finally upon us. While the likes of Dry January and Veganuary may have finished for some people, others will still be persevering with their more general New Year’s resolutions to live healthier, eat less junk and exercise more often.
According to research conducted by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), more beef, lamb and dairy products would be sold if a brighter spotlight was shone on their health benefits.
The European dairy sector has closely followed the recent discussions on the proposal for a new labelling scheme developed by six international food and drink companies, ‘Evolved Nutrition Label Initiative’ (ENL).
In response to the rising popularity of the ‘purple diet’: eating lilac/purple coloured foods rich in the antioxidant anthocyanin, functional chocolate producer Herza Schokolade has launched a ‘purple range’ of chocolate pieces.
General practitioner and television presenter Dr Dawn Harper has launched a UK nationwide campaign to educate parents on the advantages of encouraging children to eat nuts as a snack.