Scientists from the Beneo Institute have demonstrated that the intake of the prebiotic dietary fibre oligofructose promotes a significant increase in Bifidobacteria in the gut, which in turn, plays an important role on mental health.
Markets have been shaped by a prevailing theme of uncertainty and worry - war, pandemic, price inflation and growing pressures on food systems - resulting in a sharper consumer focus on protecting their physical and emotional wellbeing.
Americans who consume more fresh vegetables experience a better mood compared to those who skip the greens, according to recent USDA research. The study offers insight for food and beverage manufacturers to meet growing consumer demand for functional...
Most consumers go keto – often-tipped as the next big diet trend – to lose weight. But proponents hope it can gain favour amid growing awareness of the relationship between diet and mental health and wellness.
The Ding Dong, Twinkies and Donettes maker has partnered with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to turn the spotlight on mental health within its organisation, embracing NAMI’s StigmaFree approach.
The brand from PepsiCo – Australia’s largest snack food company – has partnered with mental health non-profit ReachOut to encourage young people to have a judgement-free conversation about how they’re feeling.
The Battle Creek, Michigan-headquartered breakfast giant is taking steps to break the stigma and prioritise employees’ mental health, while its Canadian arm is marking the double celebratory year with limited edition Frosted Flakes packaging.
The COVID-19 global pandemic had a drastic and sudden impact on how people shop and eat. As we move to a new normal where – the hope is – we are able to shift gears and learn to ‘live with COVID’, how will people’s attitudes to food continue to evolve?
Research released by the Australian macadamia industry found that almost 50% of consumers globally peg the little pleasures in everyday life as the key to a healthy mind. Conversely, only 25% say big experiences and milestones make them happy.
As a rising number of Americans claim to be more concerned about their stress and anxiety levels than ever before, the global diary giant has rolled out an innovative dairy solution that will help snack makers address ‘the elephant in the room’.
Committed to disrupting the status quo, the Movember Founder is changing the face – quite literally – of men’s health on a global scale, raising funds for breakthrough research and support projects focused on mental health and suicide prevention, prostate...
German-based ingredients provider Beneo says there's a growing desire for its low-glycaemic sweetener Palatinose among the video gaming community, who are keen to use the product’s slow energy release to stay focused.