The burden of excess weight on the world

Obesity is becoming the fastest growing pandemic in the world.

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that since 1980, the prevalence for obesity has doubled in many parts of the world, and is in continuous growth. In this sense, nearly a third of the world´s population (over 2 billion among children and adults) are affected by weight-related problems, and accounts for approximately 4 million deaths per year. Furthermore, the rate of increase in children is in many countries greater than in adults. At this rate, it is expected for almost half of the world´s population to be overweight or obese by 2030.

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Does the objective affect the way the products will be designed?

Iris Hardewig and Jeff Hilton reflect on this issue and provide insightful predictions on the world of nutrigenomics, the nutraceutical industry and product R&D.

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METABOLAID at OCC World Congress and the SFRR-Europe Annual Conference

The last scientific evidence with MetabolAid® will be presented in the next OCC World Congress and the SFRR-Europe Annual Conference in Berlin in June 2017. This conference that focuses on Metabolic Stress and Redox Regulation counts with the participation of renowned scientists from around the world.

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Is more information what the nutraceutical industry truly needs?

Andrew Steele and Dr. Thomas Wilckens answer this question and provide fascinating insights into the world of nutrigenomics and precision medicine.

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Do you find differences in the quantification of actives in botanical extracts?

Botanical extracts contain many substances from the plant, among them main actives, which are the ones that give the extract functionality, and other substances that sometimes have synergistic activity.

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Monteloeder at Vitafoods Europe

First of all we want to welcome you to our blog, where you can find out all the news related to our company and the industry we work in.

We want to start the blog talking about our presence in this year’s edition of the Vitafoods Europe fair where we introduced ourselves as a completely renewed company in terms of brand image and company concept.

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