France Biotech, the French federation of entrepreneurs in life sciences, wants to accelerate innovation in the areas of agronomy, nutrition and health through the formation of a new work commission: the Agro Nutri Santé Commission.
Nutrition industry professionals are increasingly dissatisfied with the European Union’s “unhelpful” regulatory framework, with rules governing health claims flagged as a particularly thorny issue, a new survey reveals.
There may be a causal link between eating highly processed food and cancer risk, and four reasons why this could be, according to the authors of a 105,000-strong French study published in the British Medical Journal.
A study of more than 34,000 people has found that diets high in vegetables are better for the planet than animal-based ones but also flagged that organic production systems have “significant” environmental benefits for plant-based diets.
"It is quite clear that nutritionally soy milk is the best alternative for cow’s milk in the human diet,” according to McGill researchers who compared the plant-based milk alternative to almond, rice and coconut milks.