Targeted nutritional and lifestyle recommendations for the elderly could greatly improve quality of life – but truly ‘personalised’ nutrition may not be the answer as yet, says Professor of Nutrition and Ageing Lisette de Groot.
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Innovation in green proteins has become a hot target for investors, with many predicting that demand for healthy, environmentally friendly protein sources is set to skyrocket in the coming years.
Manfred Eggersdorfer: Personalised information on nutritional status can work as a kind of health coach for the elderly, improving both the quality and length of life.
Flavour is important for plant-based proteins, but to spark real change in what people eat, texture is everything, says Anna-Kajsa Lidell, co-founder of Swedish plant protein firm Food for Progress.
It’s not possible to escape the influence of genetics, but for 90% of the population, better diet and lifestyle could prevent many of the diseases associated with ageing, according to pharmaconutritionist Dr Paul Clayton, one of the keynote speakers during the Food Valley Summit Personalized Nutrition, 12 October in the Netherlands.
DSM’s Gertjan Smolders about rapeseed “We’ve made a valuable food specialty ingredient from a by-product”
How can we provide the growing world population with high-quality protein? Gertjan Smolders, and his colleagues at the DSM Biotechnology Center in Delft, researched the possibilities and developed a unique technology that produces high-quality protein from the inedible parts of the rapeseed plant.
FIAL has become a partner of World Food Innovations, an internationally recognised online portal that profiles innovative food and agri solutions to attract global business.
Salt’s role in high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke is now widely accepted, and about 75 countries have salt reduction policies in place. What is the best strategy for success? The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a per capita limit of five grams of salt per day, but few countries meet this target
Automated recognition of facial expressions has recently become a popular tool for market researchers. One such tool, FaceReader by Noldus, is an advanced software platform providing automatic and objective assessment of facial emotion.
The Challenge of World Hunger Mankind is facing an enormous challenge of food insecurity. By the year 2050, the population of the world is projected to increase by 35% to a whopping 9 billion; and an almost doubling of global food production is needed to feed the planet.
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