Nutrition

How can bitter taste receptors help us to fight lung infections?

28 July 2022
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Woman drinking fruit juice
Taste receptors play a much broader role than previously assumed, impacting not only our nutritional habits but also immunity and several other physiological pathways, and have been identified as promising candidate targets of public health importance.

Diets and the human gut

27 June 2022
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Diet and the human microbiome
The human body is host to over 100 million microbes – the bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses that live on and in our bodies. In fact, it is estimated that the total amount of microbes in the human body can weigh as much as 2kg! These microbes are found all over our skin and throughout our bodies...

What do parents expect of food manufacturers?

08 April 2022
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what do parents want from food manufacturers
As a result of the global pandemic, health and wellness has taken centre stage and consumers are increasingly focused on getting healthier or staying healthy. In our research conducted in China, Indonesia and Brazil in early 2021, we asked adults which health benefits they intend to focus on long...

Tate & Lyle to acquire leading dietary fibre business in China

31 March 2022
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Girl drinking green fibre fortified smoothie
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Nutrition Month – let's focus on fibre reformulation

30 March 2022
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Fibre-fortified pancakes
Last month, Tate & Lyle launched its Gut Health Campaign, with the publication of its health and nutritional data modelling, exploring the positive difference fibre reformulation could make to people’s health in the UK. The findings revealed that increased fibre fortification of some everyday UK...

Everyone knows they should eat more fibre

14 March 2022
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Fibre-enriched bread loaf
Everyone knows they should eat more fibre – though hardly anyone does. Fibre fortification would make the UK population healthier, writes Dr Kavita Karnik (originally published at FMCG CEO Magazine).

Diets for immunity

28 February 2022
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Diets for immunity
The COVID-19 pandemic has sharply focussed interest on the role of nutrition in immune health and has sparked a plethora of media stories suggesting that certain foods and supplements are capable of ‘boosting’ the immune system, with sales of vitamin and mineral supplements rising sharply. But even...

Nutritious and Delicious: Episode 1

02 February 2022
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Nutritious and delicious episode 1
At Tate & Lyle, we strive to help people make healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink and lead a more balanced lifestyle. To support this purpose, we have launched Nutritious and Delicious our new recipe series. In this series, co-hosted by the Tate & Lyle Global Nutrition Team and...

Fibre fortification could lower risk of heart disease and diabetes for 7 in 10 UK adults

01 February 2022
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Adding fibre to diets
01 February 2022 – Increasing the fibre content of everyday UK foods including baked goods, dairy products, soups, smoothies and dressings will enable 50% more adults to get the recommended daily amount of fibre in their diets1 and lower the risk of heart disease and diabetes for the majority of UK...

Nutrition transition: China's story

13 January 2022
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China's nutrition transition
The way consumers in China eat, drink, and move and the subsequent effects on their health has shifted greatly since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.1 Official reports have been released and are being used to understand how changes in the behaviours of Chinese consumers affect...