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Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market Research Report by Recommendation, by Application, by Region – Global Forecast to 2026 -…

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Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market Research Report by Recommendation (Continuous, Fixed, and Repeat), by Application (Children, Female, and Male), by Region (Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa) - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19

New York, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market Research Report by Recommendation, by Application, by Region - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p06175487/?utm_source=GNW

The Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market size was estimated at USD 1,810.47 million in 2020 and expected to reach USD 1,964.72 million in 2021, at a CAGR 8.85% to reach USD 3,012.75 million by 2026.

Market Statistics:The report provides market sizing and forecast across five major currencies - USD, EUR GBP, JPY, and AUD. It helps organization leaders make better decisions when currency exchange data is readily available. In this report, the years 2018 and 2019 are considered historical years, 2020 as the base year, 2021 as the estimated year, and years from 2022 to 2026 are considered the forecast period.

Market Segmentation & Coverage:This research report categorizes the Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness to forecast the revenues and analyze the trends in each of the following sub-markets:

Based on Recommendation, the market was studied across Continuous, Fixed, and Repeat. The Continuous is further studied across Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals, Functional Foods, and Traditional Botanicals. The Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals is further studied across Amino Acids, Enzymes, Minerals, Proteins, and Vitamins. The Functional Foods is further studied across Carotenoids, Dietary Fibers, Fatty Acids, Minerals, Prebiotics & Probiotics, Proteins, and Vitamins. The Fixed is further studied across Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals, Functional Foods, and Traditional Botanicals. The Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals is further studied across Amino Acids, Enzymes, Minerals, Proteins, and Vitamins. The Functional Foods is further studied across Carotenoids, Dietary Fibers, Fatty Acids, Minerals, Prebiotics & Probiotics, Proteins, and Vitamins. The Repeat is further studied across Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals, Functional Foods, and Traditional Botanicals. The Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals is further studied across Amino Acids, Enzymes, Minerals, Proteins, and Vitamins. The Functional Foods is further studied across Carotenoids, Dietary Fibers, Fatty Acids, Minerals, Prebiotics & Probiotics, Proteins, and Vitamins.

Based on Application, the market was studied across Children, Female, and Male.

Based on Region, the market was studied across Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa. The Americas is further studied across Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and United States. The United States is further studied across California, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. The Asia-Pacific is further studied across Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. The Europe, Middle East & Africa is further studied across France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom.

Cumulative Impact of COVID-19:COVID-19 is an incomparable global public health emergency that has affected almost every industry, and the long-term effects are projected to impact the industry growth during the forecast period. Our ongoing research amplifies our research framework to ensure the inclusion of underlying COVID-19 issues and potential paths forward. The report delivers insights on COVID-19 considering the changes in consumer behavior and demand, purchasing patterns, re-routing of the supply chain, dynamics of current market forces, and the significant interventions of governments. The updated study provides insights, analysis, estimations, and forecasts, considering the COVID-19 impact on the market.

Competitive Strategic Window:The Competitive Strategic Window analyses the competitive landscape in terms of markets, applications, and geographies to help the vendor define an alignment or fit between their capabilities and opportunities for future growth prospects. It describes the optimal or favorable fit for the vendors to adopt successive merger and acquisition strategies, geography expansion, research & development, and new product introduction strategies to execute further business expansion and growth during a forecast period.

FPNV Positioning Matrix:The FPNV Positioning Matrix evaluates and categorizes the vendors in the Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market based on Business Strategy (Business Growth, Industry Coverage, Financial Viability, and Channel Support) and Product Satisfaction (Value for Money, Ease of Use, Product Features, and Customer Support) that aids businesses in better decision making and understanding the competitive landscape.

Market Share Analysis:The Market Share Analysis offers the analysis of vendors considering their contribution to the overall market. It provides the idea of its revenue generation into the overall market compared to other vendors in the space. It provides insights into how vendors are performing in terms of revenue generation and customer base compared to others. Knowing market share offers an idea of the size and competitiveness of the vendors for the base year. It reveals the market characteristics in terms of accumulation, fragmentation, dominance, and amalgamation traits.

Competitive Scenario:The Competitive Scenario provides an outlook analysis of the various business growth strategies adopted by the vendors. The news covered in this section deliver valuable thoughts at the different stage while keeping up-to-date with the business and engage stakeholders in the economic debate. The competitive scenario represents press releases or news of the companies categorized into Merger & Acquisition, Agreement, Collaboration, & Partnership, New Product Launch & Enhancement, Investment & Funding, and Award, Recognition, & Expansion. All the news collected help vendor to understand the gaps in the marketplace and competitors strength and weakness thereby, providing insights to enhance product and service.

Company Usability Profiles:The report profoundly explores the recent significant developments by the leading vendors and innovation profiles in the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market, including Advanced Orthomolecular Research, Amway, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Arkopharma, Bactolac Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bayer AG, Better Therapeutics, Cargill, Incorporated, Danone, DowDuPont, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, E.I.D. - Parry (India) Limited, General Mills, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Herbalife International of America, Inc., Mead Johnson & Company, LLC., Pfizer, Inc., PlateJoy, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Tellspec, Inc., and The Natures Bounty Co..

The report provides insights on the following pointers:1. Market Penetration: Provides comprehensive information on the market offered by the key players2. Market Development: Provides in-depth information about lucrative emerging markets and analyze penetration across mature segments of the markets3. Market Diversification: Provides detailed information about new product launches, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments4. Competitive Assessment & Intelligence: Provides an exhaustive assessment of market shares, strategies, products, certification, regulatory approvals, patent landscape, and manufacturing capabilities of the leading players5. Product Development & Innovation: Provides intelligent insights on future technologies, R&D activities, and breakthrough product developments

The report answers questions such as:1. What is the market size and forecast of the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market?2. What are the inhibiting factors and impact of COVID-19 shaping the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market during the forecast period?3. Which are the products/segments/applications/areas to invest in over the forecast period in the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market?4. What is the competitive strategic window for opportunities in the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market?5. What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market?6. What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market?7. What modes and strategic moves are considered suitable for entering the Global Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market?Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p06175487/?utm_source=GNW

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Improving nutrition through bold actions in health and food systems fostering commitments for N4G – World Health Organization

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In June, 2021, WHO organized a successful first series of Health Talks prior to the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit calling for partners to ensure health is at the centre of the Food Systems Summit processes. Now, in preparation for the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit, the Department of Nutrition and Food Safety of WHO and the UNICEF Nutrition Section of the Program Group will host a week-long series of virtual events focused on improving nutrition through a multi-system approach. The weeks events will highlight key priorities and actions that countries are taking, or are planning to take, to deliver essential nutrition actions in health systems and promote safe and healthy diets to ensure health and well-being for all, leaving no one behind. The week aims to drive ambitious and impactful country commitments at N4G by:

The N4G thematic working group on nutrition and universal health coverage has developed a commitment guide for SMART commitments. The N4G health week will underpin many of the key themes in the commitment guide, and illustrate through country presentations, how countries are scaling up nutrition interventions in health service delivery. Actions on workforce strengthening, financing, nutrition products, health information systems, and leadership will be described. In addition, WHO has developed information briefs on six action areas that will provide further background for sessions highlighting the pathways of food systems impact on health and nutrition. This package of actions aims to improve nutrition through transforming food systems to deliver safe, sustainable and healthy diets. Additional resources to support smart commitments on breastfeeding, data and finance have also been developed and will serve as key resources for this week.

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Pandemic has heightened focus on health, nutrition: Sandeep Verma – Mint

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As the covid-19 pandemic evolves, consumer health companies are seeing an uptick in demand for preventive and immunity-boosting products, said Sandeep Verma, country head, India, Bayer Consumer Health division. He also talked about the companys plans in consumer health, the industrys trajectory during the pandemic, and the way forward. Edited excerpts from an interview:

How has the consumer health industry performed during the pandemic?

Overall, the industry growth during the pandemic has largely come about from the nutrition category, especially the immunity segment, with the increase in demand for immunity-boosting products. In general, the pandemic has heightened the focus on health and nutrition, particularly in line with ensuring adequate immunity and energy levels to tackle present-day health challenges. It has changed the way in which consumers seek care, with individuals now increasingly opting for self-care solutions so they can take charge of their health. One challenge that the industry needs to work on more, is to also provide consumers with better quality of information which can lead to more responsible self-care.

As we are trying to leverage this higher health awareness and the greater need to find self-care solutions, we are also trying to provide consumers with the best quality information which can lead to better choices. Both our re-launches are steps in that direction of combining the right products with the right information. We will also continue to work on bringing innovations in digital technology that can transform self-care by empowering people to maintain and improve their health. Widespread adoption of technology gives people the information, support and convenience they need to manage their health more proactively. Digitalization can thus be leveraged to provide individuals high-quality health information.

What are Bayers expansion plans for the consumer health division in the country?

The Bayer Consumer Health division was launched in the midst of the pandemic in India with a vision to empower the transformation of everyday health so that 1.4 billion Indians can pursue their dreams. Bayer Consumer Health aims to reach 100 million households over the next five years in India. Our brands are already reaching roughly 40 million consumers, so the plan is to more than double this reach and expand access for both the urban as well as rural consumers.

India is one of Bayer Consumer Healths top four priority markets in the world. With our newly launched Consumer Health Division here, we plan to grow our business by enhancing access to the best self-care products in the world for all Indians. Today, India stands eighth in the OTC market rankings and is the fastest-growing market globally. We believe that by 2029, India will become one of the top three markets in the world. Our vision for the country is to empower the transformation of everyday health by supporting 1.4 billion Indians to pursue their dreams and continue making India incredible.

The launch of the Consumer Health Division in India in May 2021 has received an immensely positive response from the consumers. In India, the division currently offers 10 brands, with segments focused on pain management, nutrition, dermatology, and allergy. We will be driving these four categories as our major focus areas in the coming years. We aim to drive our expansion via a digital-led approach and increased accessibility by making the product available at multiple touchpoints. Our goal is to leverage our portfolio in both the urban and rural markets with a focus on enhancing accessibility, crafting new products, and also raising awareness on self-care. Over the next five years, Bayer aspires to expand access to everyday health and reach 100 million households in India with our self-care products.

How is Bayer aiding the fight against covid-19?

The pandemic has drastically reset our priorities. Consumers in India are becoming increasingly health-conscious and proactive about their health, both in terms of prompt treatment of existing conditions and preventive treatment to boost immunity and wellness. However, to enable effective self-care, there is a need to provide reliable health information as well as innovative OTC products catering to daily health needs.

Two big needs have emerged during the pandemic amongst the consumers in India. Firstly, the level of stress has increased a lot and so have the stress-induced headaches. Secondly, the need to build our immunity and energy levels and proactively protect ourselves is a lot higher now. In order to meet these evolved healthcare needs, we have recently relaunched our core brands Saridon and Supradyn.

Saridon, the headache relief solution, relaunched with Sar Dard Chupao Nahi, Mitao positioning itself as the first line of defence for relieving headaches. The genesis of the campaign lies in its category first insight that, young adults today face frequent stress-induced headaches caused by the increase in responsibilities and associated factors like WFH-led screen time increase, financial stress, etc. However, they choose to silently suffer from the pain instead of acting on it.

Supradyn was relaunched with an improved formulation containing 5X Zinc and 12 essential vitamins for greater energy and immunity...an average Indian diet meets only up to 70% of ones daily nutrition requirement, according to nine out of 10 doctors and nutritionists from urban India as per a recent survey conducted by us.

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Else Nutrition to Expand to Walmart.com this November, Adding Kids Plant-Based Shakes to Listings – Yahoo Finance

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Else readies for further major online sales growth with both Toddler and Kids products to be available at Nationss Largest Grocery Retailers online store this November, in time for the Holiday Season

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ELSE NUTRITION HOLDINGS INC. (BABY.V) (BABYF) (0YL.F) ("Else" or the "Company") the plant-based baby, toddler and children nutrition company, announces that it will be proceeding with its online distribution agreement with Walmart.com by November 2021, with its launch of Plant-Based Complete Nutrition for Toddler and Kids product range.

This is another great development for the Company, enabling Else to market both our Toddler and Kids product line on one of the worlds largest online marketplaces, said Else Nutrition CEO & Co-Founder, Hamutal Yitzhak. Not only will this further accelerable our already rapid growth of online sales, but it also serves as a paramount piece to the introduction of our Kids product line to the wanting families from coast to coast, she added.

According to eMarketer, Walmarts U.S. e-commerce sales prior to the pandemic were $30 billion and are projected to hit over $64 billion by the end of 2021. During the year, sales have grown though increased customer demand for eating at home, entertaining, etc.

Walmart.coms traffic was much higher than pre-pandemic levels (for example, there was a 48% increase compared to the same quarter two years ago). Online shopping, particularly in the grocery and FMCG segment (Fast Moving Consumer Goods), has undergone a surge in popularity due to the pandemic.

Else Nutrition announced the Walmart.com distribution agreement earlier this year in August, and since has added the additional listings of the Kids products.

About Else Nutrition Holdings Inc.

Else Nutrition GH Ltd. is an Israel-based food and nutrition company focused on developing innovative, clean and plant-based food and nutrition products for infants, toddlers, children, and adults. Its revolutionary, plant-based, non-soy, formula is a clean-ingredient alternative to dairy-based formula. Else Nutrition (formerly INDI) won the "2017 Best Health and Diet Solutions" award at the Global Food Innovation Summit in Milan. Else Plant-Based Complete Nutrition for Toddlers was recently ranked as the #1 Top seller in the baby and toddler formula category on Amazon. The holding company, Else Nutrition Holdings Inc., is a publicly traded company, listed as TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol BABY and is quoted on the US OTC Markets QX board under the trading symbol BABYF and on the Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol 0YL. Else's Executives includes leaders hailing from leading infant nutrition companies. Many of Else advisory board members had past executive roles in companies such as Mead Johnson, Abbott Nutrition, Plum Organics and leading infant nutrition Societies, and some of them currently serve in different roles in leading medical centers and academic institutes such as Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, USA, Tel Aviv University, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Rambam Medical Center and Technion, Israel and University Hospital Brussels, Belgium.

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For more information, visit: elsenutrition.com or @elsenutrition on Facebook and Instagram.

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Gildas Club Quad Cities hosts free workshop about nutrition during and after cancer treatment – WHBF – OurQuadCities.com

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Gildas Club Quad Cities hosts a free workshop about nutrition during and after cancer treatment.

Linda M. Jager, MD. with Iowa Cancer Specialists presents Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Eating Well During Cancer Treatment and For Survivors on October 27. The workshop will highlight the importance of nutrition during and post-cancer treatment and ways to stay healthy.

Participants can attend in-person or via Zoom. A boxed meal is provided for in-person attendees. Advance registration is required. To register, click here or call (563) 326-7504. or visit gildasclubqc.org/calendar. The workshop will also be available via Facebook Live at facebook.com/gildasclubqc.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Eating Well During Cancer Treatment and For Survivors is Wednesday, October 27, 6:30 p.m., at Gildas Club Quad Cities, 600 John Deere Road, Suite 101, Moline.

The mission of Gildas Club Quad Cities is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Free of charge, Gildas Club Quad Cities provides support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer.

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Health and nutrition author writes new novel called Wolf Point – fox2now.com

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ST. LOUIS - A nationwide supply chain shortage has left boats full of goods off of the nation's coast. The nationwide issue is impacting local businesses across the metro area.

Jon Parker, the owner of Parker's Table at Oakland and Yale said the supply chain issue is impacting three items at his small business: imported French cheese, imported wine, and paper bags.

"This is a little worse this time, but it's always something," Parker said.

"What we've had issues with is French cheeses are some of the containers coming over have been stalled in ports and because they are perishable products, they'll time out."

Parker said the imported French cheese they ordered recently, just never came. He also said he ordered paper bags from their supplier in Illinois earlier than they ever have before, but they still haven't arrived, and might not until January.

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Global Sports Nutrition Market Report 2021: Sports Drink, Supplements, & Foods is Expected to Reach $34.5 Billion by 2028, Growing by Over 10% -…

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DUBLIN, October 11, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Sports Nutrition Market 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The global sports nutrition market size is expected to reach USD 34.5 billion by 2028 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 10.9%

Growing awareness of fitness and active living among consumers is a major factor contributing to the growth of the segment. For instance, according to the Global Wellness Institute, the fitness and mind-body sector was valued at USD 542.0 billion in 2015 and reached USD 595.4 billion in 2017.

In addition, a rise in the number of gym-goers consuming supplements is driving the market. According to a study conducted in 2020, approximately half of the gym-goers consume supplements. Moreover, the importance of healthy eating and nutrition is growing among athletes. Many athletes are consuming nutritional products to enhance performance, muscle recovery, and endurance. This, in turn, is driving the market, globally.

Although the spread of COVID-19 has negatively impacted the market, immunity-boosting sports nutrition products are gaining traction globally. Many manufacturers are introducing nutritional products supporting the immunity system. For instance, in October 2020, Health XP launched Shield Whey, a whey protein powder with immunity-boosting vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin E. Moreover, personalized formulations for targeted nutrition goals such as plant-based workout mixes are also gaining popularity.

An increasing number of initiatives undertaken by the key stakeholders in the market is increasing the adoption of nutritional products. For instance, in May 2020, RBar Energy launched almond protein bars containing isoleucine, leucine, and valine to increase lean muscle mass. In December 2019, Herbalife Nutrition opened a new training facility in Chengdu, China.

The training facility will allow the company to educate and train distributors and customers about its products and applications in China. Moreover, the players are adopting innovative strategies for promoting and increasing the adoption of these products.

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For instance, in March 2021, UK Pro League announced Veloforte as its official partner for performance nutrition products. Veloforte was to supply energy bars and other products to all players in the tour.

Sports Nutrition Market Report Highlights

The sports supplements segment emerged as leading the type segment in 2020 and accounted for the largest revenue share of 82.2% in the market

The brick and mortar segment accounted for the largest revenue share in 2020, whereas the e-commerce segment is projected to expand at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period

North America accounted for the largest revenue share of 59.2% in 2020, whereas Europe is projected to expand at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period

Companies Mentioned

PepsiCo

Abbott

Clif Bar & Company

Science In Sport

The Hut.Com Ltd.

Cardiff Sports Nutrition Limited

Iovate Health Sciences International, Inc.

The Coca-Cola Company

Glanbia Plc

Musclepharm

The Bountiful Company

Post Holdings, Inc.

BA Sports Nutrition, Llc

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Expert Advice on Men’s Health and Nutrition – PRNewswire

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CALGARY, AB, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Out of the 15 leading causes of death, men lead women in all of them accept Alzheimer's Disease. Although the gender gap is closing, men still die on average five years earlier than their wives. Cassy Price, the host of AOR's podcast, Supplementing Health,sat down with three men's health experts to discuss ways to provide men with a healthier, more vibrant day-to-day lifestyle:

This may come as a surprise, but digestive conditions such as IBS, among others, are affecting over 25.6 million men across the US and Canada. Dr. Michelle Pobega, ND joins the discussion to provide her expertise on how men can maintain a healthy gut:

Additionally, just like men and women need different vitamins, men need different types of nutrients to optimize growth and health throughout the various stages of their lives. Jenna Hope, MSc, BSc(Hons)Anutr dives into this topic, sharing her knowledge on this and ways to use foods to improve overall health:

Finally, it shouldn't be a surprise that the mind is a powerful component of our overall health. Michael Raviello, co-founder of Optimyze Mind Body Clinic shares how his journey led him to discover the power of the mind body connection:

For more information, check out AOR's podcast, Supplementing Health, available on all streaming platforms.

ABOUT AOR:Advanced Orthomolecular Research (AOR), a Canadian based company with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, has an established reputation in Canada as the most advanced dietary supplement formulator in the country. AOR believes that truth and transparency are the most important values for any organization to uphold. It is through ethical discipline and evidence-based science that the company leads and advances the natural health industry. As visionaries, AOR seeks to catalyze change and challenge conventions through continuous innovation. AOR exists to create safe, effective and therapeutic solutions from nature, so consumers can always trust the products to deliver the right molecule in the right dose, at the right place, at the right time. Visit aor.ca for additional information.

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Advancing Nutrition Innovation in an Era of Misinformation – Tufts Now

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Leaders from across the food system convened to tackle a tough question this week at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policys fourth annual Nutrition Innovation Summit.

The question posed during the Oct. 6 online event: How do we create the change we need in our food system, in an increasingly fast-moving economy, with pandemics and climate change looming large?

This is, I think, the greatest overall single issue facing humanity todayhow were going to fix the food system, whether in terms of nutrition, access, sustainability, or equity, said Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian, who delivered opening and closing remarks.

The event included panels on: misinformation and nutrition science; building a platform for innovation; innovating with a focus on the consumer; and food systems innovation.

Friedman School panelists included Corby Kummer, Sean Cash, Parke Wilde, and Erin Coughlan de Perez. Other participants represented a wide range of organizations, including the Angiogenesis Foundation, nutrition communication consultant Eat Well Global, and About Fresh, a company whose fleet of retrofitted school buses and healthcare platform connect people in need with fresh food.

No matter what our role in the food system, we can all contribute to making it better, according to many of the panelistsand that work doesnt have to be big or dramatic.

Even small incremental steps toward getting it right can have huge effects for health and the health of the planet, Mozaffarian said.

Below are key takeaways from two of the summits panels. A recording of the entire summit is available on theFood & Nutrition Innovation Summit 2021 website.

Misinformation. Disinformation. Too much info. Too little. A panel moderated by Corby Kummer, senior lecturer at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, food journalist, and commentator forThe Atlantic, National Public Radio, and the Aspen Institute, cast a sharp eye on the fast-changing landscape of nutrition science and the challenges and opportunities to clear up confusion. Joining Kummer were: Tambra Raye Stevenson, MG04, and founder and CEO of WANDA (Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture), which focuses on reaching, teaching, and advocating for women and girls of African descent in the nutrition dietetics and agricultural spaces; Jennifer Pomeranz, interim chair, Department of Public Health Policy, New York University; and Sean Cash, Bergstrom Foundation Professor in Global Nutrition at the Friedman School.

Here are three takeaways that emerged from the conversation duringthe Nutrition and Misinformation panel(video):

The Internet in everything creates obvious and subtle impacts.Our platformed society has Internet in everything, said Stevenson. Not only is there a multiplicity of digital communications channels and social media but these privatized systems lack transparency, rely on hidden algorithmic systems that may have embedded biases, and are largely unaccountable under current public policy. Media fragmentation and decentralization impact discourse and potentially amplify and distort information. We must recognize and address this problem on multiple fronts.

We need to bring analog regulations into the digital age.Regulation has failed to keep up with changing technology and consumer behavior, ignoring huge swathes of communications media, said the panelists. One example, from Sean Cash: After years of discussion, in 2018, calorie-labeling regulations became mandatory for menu boards in chain restaurants. But the growth of online food ordering platforms, which arent covered, meant that those regulations quickly became irrelevant for a large segment of the population. Were regulating for the 20thcentury in a digital world, Cash said. Although regulation is not a silver bullet and enforcement can be challenging, Cash said the U.S. can look to other countries such as Chile and Germany that have set high standards for marketing to children in through digital and social media.

Purchasing food online is the Wild West, said Pomeranz. We need to reel in deceptive and misleading claims on websites and online marketing. Even traditional nutrition information vehicles, such as labels on food packaging, need to be more robust. We still need to address labeling gaps, particularly with fruit drinks and toddler drinks, said Pomeranz. For example, theres no easy way to identify non-nutritive sweeteners unless you know the chemical name and read the ingredient list.

We need a whole-society approach. We all have a role to play in addressing misinformation, whether individual, researcher, funder, health care provider, technology platform, or media channel, according to Stevenson. This means technology companies working with government working with researchers. Restoring trust, particularly among marginalized communities that have not been part of the main narrative, is paramount. Social medias unique ability to support individualized messages can be divisivebut it can also enable those who distrust traditional information channels to partner in creating fact-based narratives that will inspire trust.

Cash sees a role for positive interaction between the public and private sectors. Industry can move faster than regulators to identify future problems. They can look for the win-win-win of doing right by their bottom line, consumers, and the planet. Changes in consumer demand and behavior can be levers for corporate change, added Kummer, a self-described optimist, noting that companies have, for instance, recognized consumers desire for information about foods sugar content.

With the climate emergency at our doorstep, its important to grasp the scope of the problembut also to take informed steps toward solutions, panelists said during this session on food systems innovation.

Katie Stebbins, executive director of theTufts Food & Nutrition Innovation Institute, moderated the conversation, which included climate risk management researcher Erin Coughlan de Perez, who is an associate professor and Dignitas Chair at the Friedman School and research director at the Feinstein International Centeras well as senior advisor to the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre.

Coughlan De Perez was joined by Sara Eckhouse, executive director of FoodShot Global, which funds big ideas to improve the food system, and Laith Abu-Taleb, vice president of corporate affairs and general counsel at Mori, which manufactures natural and sustainable wrapping for food. Below are three takeaways from their conversation during theFood Systems Innovations panel(video):

Its complicated.People tend to oversimplify their personal response to climate change due to whats called single action bias, said Coughlan de Perez. They think they can take one action and then dismiss this issue. For example, people will commit to turn off their lights more, or to recycle, she said, when, in fact, they need to recognize that the problem is broader and multifaceted. We not only need to recycle, but to do all sorts of things to reduce emissions, and also adapt to the changing climate, Coughlan de Perez said. Food systems are a big part of that.

And making good decisions in our current food system is just as complex, according to Eckhouse. She pointed to the array of different food labels as one example. Natural, sustainable, organic, generative, free range, cage free, fair tradewhat are you supposed to prioritize? she said. There are all kinds of tradeoffs that make it very complex even for people who want to do the right thing and want to make changes.

But it doesnt have to be hard.One misconception is that shifting to processes and products that are better for the planet will be difficult and costly, Abu-Taleb said. But in fact, it can often be the opposite. Its not very hard to try to do good. Doing good is doing good business, Abu-Taleb said. You can actually be making a profit.

For example, its not always a significant effort to reduce the number of company trucks on the road to cut down on emissions, Abu-Taleb said. And moves such as nixing plastic straws and redesigning your plastic lids can actually be cost-effective.

We like to say not only is our change low-lift, it will make the process easier. It will save on freight insurance, food wasteevery stage of the supply chain, said Abu-Taleb. Our goal is to say its not more difficult to change... its actually a better practice sometimes.

There is hope.With climate refugees spilling over borders and smoke from California wildfires reaching people in New York, there is a new level of awareness about the need for change, Eckhouse said. I think a lot of people are realizing its an emergency and realizing the global connectedness of these issues, she said. Theyre no longer able to separate themselves from them.

Abu-Taleb confessed that he doesnt know the difference between free range and cage freebut he said its great that consumers are asking for one or the other. There is clearly consumer interest in solving global problems that are interconnected, he said. And there are companies out there who have dedicated themselves to trying to solve them.

Eckhouse said shes particularly excited about research into the microbiomes effect on both agriculture and human health, while Coughlan de Perez pointed to theTufts Food Innovation Labs work on how to reduce post-harvest losses.

What is thoroughly impressive to me is the win-win-win potential, she said. When I look at food products, I see incredible innovations that are good for climate and also for food security, and for making sure people have access to quality, affordable food for a long period of time.

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Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (HLF) – Yahoo Finance

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Out of thousands of stocks that are currently traded on the market, it is difficult to identify those that will really generate strong returns. Hedge funds and institutional investors spend millions of dollars on analysts with MBAs and PhDs, who are industry experts and well connected to other industry and media insiders on top of that. Individual investors can piggyback the hedge funds employing these talents and can benefit from their vast resources and knowledge in that way. We analyze quarterly 13F filings of nearly 900 hedge funds and, by looking at the smart money sentiment that surrounds a stock, we can determine whether it has the potential to beat the market over the long-term. Therefore, lets take a closer look at what smart money thinks about Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF).

Hedge fund interest in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) shares was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. Our calculations also showed that HLF isn't among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds (click for Q2 rankings). The level and the change in hedge fund popularity aren't the only variables you need to analyze to decipher hedge funds' perspectives. A stock may witness a boost in popularity but it may still be less popular than similarly priced stocks. That's why at the end of this article we will examine companies such as TFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TFSL), Fisker Inc. (NYSE:FSR), and PLDT Inc. (NYSE:PHI) to gather more data points.

Today there are tons of metrics shareholders can use to evaluate their stock investments. A pair of the less known metrics are hedge fund and insider trading moves. Our researchers have shown that, historically, those who follow the top picks of the best investment managers can beat the market by a healthy amount (see the details here). Also, our monthly newsletter's portfolio of long stock picks returned 185.4% since March 2017 (through August 2021) and beat the S&P 500 Index by more than 79 percentage points. You can download a sample issue of this newsletter on our website.

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Heading into the third quarter of 2021, a total of 40 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of 0% from the first quarter of 2020. The graph below displays the number of hedge funds with bullish position in HLF over the last 24 quarters. So, let's see which hedge funds were among the top holders of the stock and which hedge funds were making big moves.

Among these funds, Renaissance Technologies held the most valuable stake in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), which was worth $469 million at the end of the second quarter. On the second spot was Route One Investment Company which amassed $418.3 million worth of shares. Alua Capital Management, Deccan Value Advisors, and Bronte Capital were also very fond of the stock, becoming one of the largest hedge fund holders of the company. In terms of the portfolio weights assigned to each position General Equity Partners allocated the biggest weight to Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), around 14.62% of its 13F portfolio. Alua Capital Management is also relatively very bullish on the stock, earmarking 14.33 percent of its 13F equity portfolio to HLF.

Because Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) has experienced declining sentiment from the entirety of the hedge funds we track, it's easy to see that there was a specific group of money managers that decided to sell off their entire stakes by the end of the second quarter. It's worth mentioning that Carl Icahn's Icahn Capital LP said goodbye to the biggest position of all the hedgies tracked by Insider Monkey, worth an estimated $355.7 million in stock, and David Costen Haley's HBK Investments was right behind this move, as the fund sold off about $27.6 million worth. These moves are intriguing to say the least, as total hedge fund interest stayed the same (this is a bearish signal in our experience).

Let's now take a look at hedge fund activity in other stocks similar to Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). These stocks are TFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TFSL), Fisker Inc. (NYSE:FSR), PLDT Inc. (NYSE:PHI), Celsius Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CELH), Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC), Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IONS), and MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE:MGP). This group of stocks' market caps are closest to HLF's market cap.

[table] Ticker, No of HFs with positions, Total Value of HF Positions (x1000), Change in HF Position TFSL,9,143366,3 FSR,16,256224,-6 PHI,5,88800,1 CELH,20,232853,5 ACHC,32,600143,2 IONS,24,709672,1 MGP,29,505366,-5 Average,19.3,362346,0.1 [/table]

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As you can see these stocks had an average of 19.3 hedge funds with bullish positions and the average amount invested in these stocks was $362 million. That figure was $2095 million in HLF's case. Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) is the most popular stock in this table. On the other hand PLDT Inc. (NYSE:PHI) is the least popular one with only 5 bullish hedge fund positions. Compared to these stocks Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is more popular among hedge funds. Our overall hedge fund sentiment score for HLF is 82.3. Stocks with higher number of hedge fund positions relative to other stocks as well as relative to their historical range receive a higher sentiment score. Our calculations showed that top 5 most popular stocks among hedge funds returned 95.8% in 2019 and 2020, and outperformed the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by 40 percentage points. These stocks gained 21.8% in 2021 through October 11th and still beat the market by 4.4 percentage points. Unfortunately HLF wasn't nearly as popular as these 5 stocks and hedge funds that were betting on HLF were disappointed as the stock returned -18% since the end of the second quarter (through 10/11) and underperformed the market. If you are interested in investing in large cap stocks with huge upside potential, you should check out the top 5 most popular stocks among hedge funds as most of these stocks already outperformed the market since 2019.

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Nutrition and lifestyle changes help reduce breast cancer risk, recurrence – The Star Democrat

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Conventional and Organic Methods Produce Grain of Similar Nutrition – Lancaster Farming

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Grain producers may have reasons to grow organically instead of with conventional methods, but the nutritional content of their harvest is not one of them.

Experiments at the Rodale Institute show that key nutrients that are often deficient in human diets occur at similar levels in field crops grown under different management programs.

This data is suggesting that we cant clearly say that the manure or organic systems are more nutritious than the conventional systems, said Andrew Smith, chief operating officer of the organic farming research center in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

The tests looked at calcium, iron, vitamin K, magnesium, zinc, vitamin B6, and protein, which represent the top nutrients deficient in the typical diet, both in America and globally.

There was no need to focus on nutrients that people generally consume in sufficient quantities, Smith said. Even if those nutrients are deficient in the crops, that shortfall isnt substantially affecting human health.

But for producing the nutrients humans could stand to eat in greater quantities, Smith said he cant declare one growing system definitively better than another.

Unfortunately, we are not showing a correlation between soil health and plant health, Smith said.

In corn, calcium and zinc were higher in conventional systems than in organic, but that may have been because those plantings used different varieties.

Were not sure why were seeing that, Smith said. We werent expecting it.

Rodales work addressed concerns, widely covered in the media, that crops have been losing nutritional quality over recent decades.

Around 2000 is where we became alarmed, Smith said. Data came out citing a nutritional decline in our food, particularly in minerals.

Not everyone believes alarm is in order.

In a 2016 study, Canadian government researcher Robin Marles said that changes in nutrition may be a result of variety selection, not soil depletion. Marles also said that seemingly large fluctuations in nutrients are within normal variations and unlikely to have significant effects on consumers health.

Rodale has recorded soil health advantages from organic practices in its farming systems trial, which has been running for 40 years and includes tilled and no-till plots with organic and conventional pest management.

It was only natural to see if soil health translated to human health.

We wanted to see if theres a link between degradation of soil and the decreased nutrients in our foods, Smith said.

Philip Gruber contributed reporting.

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Baxter International : Unlocking a Life of Possibilities with Home Parenteral Nutrition – Marketscreener.com

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For 19-year-old Nutrition and Food Science student Trinity, home parenteral nutrition provides the opportunity to live an unencumbered life.

Globally, the number of people who require home parenteral nutrition (PN), a form of nutrition delivered directly into the bloodstream, is growing. Also known as total parenteral nutrition (TPN) or intravenous (IV) feeding, there are many reasons why PN is prescribed, including for people with intestinal disorders, such as Crohn's, colitis, and gastroparesis or those who have cancer, strokes, or Parkinson's disease, among other things. But home parenteral nutrition can mean expanded flexibility and freedom, providing the ability to manage nutritional intake outside of the hospital and offering the opportunity to continue daily activities like work and travel.

As part of Home Parenteral Nutrition Week taking place October 11-15, we spoke with Trinity, a second-year student at the University of Ottawa about her health journey, the transition to home parenteral nutrition and her plans for the future.

Tell us a little about yourself.

I was born and raised in Ottawa, Canada along with five siblings and am bilingual in English and French. Growing up, I was a competitive athlete and participated in flying, gliding, and target shooting, among other activities, through the Royal Air Cadets, a national youth program in Canada. I flew a plane when I was 14!

When I'm not studying Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Ottawa, I enjoy hiking, listening to music (especially Taylor Swift) and cooking in my new apartment.

How did your PN journey start?

In high school, I started having trouble tolerating and digesting food. Initially, I received a feeding tube (enteral nutrition), but that wasn't helping.

After a lot of tests and visits with different specialists, my care team determined that a connective tissue disorder and vascular compressions were contributing to my digestion issues. In 2018, I began parenteral nutrition in the hospital.

In Canada, there are cities where you can do home PN, but it was not offered through my specific Children's Hospital or in Ottawa for children under 18. After about two years of inpatient treatment, in 2020, I was able to begin PN at home.

What surprised you most about beginning PN?

When I started PN, at times I felt isolated and frustrated by my situation, but I really tried to focus on advocating for myself and gaining weight.

My care team at the hospital did everything possible to "de-medicalize" my condition and provide as much of a normal experience for me and the other people on parenteral nutrition as possible. I also had a great relationship with my dietician; she inspired me to pursue an education in nutrition.

How did you navigate the transition to life on home PN?

My transition to home parenteral nutrition happened at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic which in some ways was a blessing. I was able to participate in school online, and as I got more involved in my nutrition program, I found a great community of people who understand the limitations that food sensitivities or other health conditions could bring. Generally, people don't even ask me why I'm not eating. If they do, it comes from a place of seeking education.

What do you hope for the future of patients who require home PN?

It's important to recognize how hard and awful going through any serious health situation can be. It just takes someone else acknowledging the difficulty and challenges along the way to have your feelings validated - not from a place of pity, but one of support.

While in a perfect world, I would love to eat "normally," there are a lot of positives with home parenteral nutrition. I am able to do most of my normal activities like hiking, and I don't get tired from carrying a backpack like I used to before. In fact, two days after I was discharged from the hospital, I was able to travel to Montreal to see a concert. Without home PN, I wouldn't have been able to do that.

What's next for you?

As the world starts to reopen, I want to get back to traveling and pursuing my goal of becoming a dietician. After graduation, I'd love to work for the United Kingdom's National Health System and live in Scotland.

A special thanks to Trinity for sharing her story. For more information on parenteral and enteral nutrition resources, visit the The OLEY Foundation .

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Active nutrition beverages broaden appeal – Natural Products INSIDER

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Ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages for sports and active nutrition abound today in all varieties: Energy drinks, sports drinks, wellness beverages, meal replacement, vitamin/mineral waters and other flavored waters. For active consumers, RTDs can either be a refreshing thirst quencher, an easy pick-me-up, or a functional beverage that offers a little something extra to help get them through their day.

Athletes and others who are health-conscious are turning to products with further well-being propertiespeople who like to experiment are opting for special flavors and innovative ingredients, while athletes have always sought high-protein beverages or isotonic drinks. Yet, the boundaries between traditional target groups are increasingly blurring.

Mordor Intelligence reported a global compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 12.2% for the entire sports nutrition sector during the next five years, with the beverages segment charting the highest sales. Weekend warriors are rounding out the target audience of sports professionals, ambitious amateurs and simply busy, active people. These consumers expect performance from RTD beverages with a positive health benefit.

To effectively reach these new target groups, understanding their objectives is important. Whereas professional athletes need to prepare their bodies for extreme stress situations with special foods and beverages tailored to their needsor quickly replenish their energy and mineral stores during and after training with isotonic drinkstypical exercisers are generally more interested in getting their bodies in better shape with a moderate level of activity. At the same time, those who hope to get more and longer-lasting energy for their everyday lives are turning to fitness drinks, as opposed to the quick-fix caffeine kick, for example, that numerous energy drinks offer.

Now, though, RTD sports products must also deliver in terms of taste. Protein beverages have a come a long way from their original offerings, as far as their mouthfeel and flavor. Today, protein-enriched drinks are, quite literally, on everyones lips. Expectations are rising and manufacturers are looking for new ways to compensate for sensory disadvantages, particularly related to plant-based protein enrichment and high-intensity sweeteners with masking ingredients, as well as introducing new flavors and additional functional ingredients for the category in general.

Last but not least, and for several reasons, manufacturers of RTD sports drinks for general consumer use need to keep an eye on carbohydrates, and specifically on sugars. Whereas athletes primarily understand that sugars and other carbs act as proven sources of energy, conventional sugar and thus added sugar in Nutrition Facts labels is one of the ingredients that typical consumers are wary of. Although sugars are often perceived to be associated with negative health consequences, they are also a key energy source the body can use to function.

Education and product messaging may be part of the solution. A 2020 Insites Consulting survey of 5,000 consumers in Spain, France, Germany, Poland and the U.K. showed that 1 in 3 consumers lack energy during the day and seek food and beverages to counteract it. The survey also indicated that 8 out of 10 young adults (18- to 34-year-olds) are reaching for energy-boosting products.

Although RTD sports drinks have become more popular, many still contain classic energy sourceshigh-glycemic carbohydrates such as maltodextrin, sucrose or glucose syrupwhich would not be fitting for the average consumer. High-glycemic ingredients are broken down shortly after entering the small intestine and cause the glucose level in the blood to rise rapidly after consumption. This can be useful, for example, as an instant energy boost during a sprint event or intense training sessions, but unhealthy for someone sitting at a desk during their work day.

Especially for active consumers who go to the gym to get their bodies in better shape or lose weight, the employee under duress, the student taking exams, or busy parents managing both work and home life with children, strong fluctuations in blood sugar levels are not ideal. If blood sugar rises sharply due to high glycemic ingredients, the body releases more insulin to transport this sugar into its cells. Consequently, blood sugar level drops just as rapidly. As a result, performance suffers, consumers feel exhausted and yet the body demands a replenishmentthe well-known sugar spike and crash effect.

A fully digestible carbohydrate with a low glycemic index (GI) can counteract this spike-and-crash effect via a slow and steady release of glucose, which keeps insulin levels low and provides an overall positive effect on blood sugar. Glucose is the main fuel for body and brain.

High glucose levels and elevated insulin concentrations have another disadvantage: They inhibit the bodys ability to burn its own fat stores. Studies have shown that sports drinks with slow-release carbohydrates instead of conventional sugars and/or other rapidly available carbohydrates increase the fat-burning rate and performance of endurance athletes (Nutrients. 2016;8[7]:390). Study participants who consumed an RTD beverage with a low-glycemic sugar had a consistently more stable blood sugar concentration during the entire training periodowing to a less intense initial blood sugar spikeand, therefore, lower blood insulin levels. This metabolic change caused a shift from carbohydrate burning to fat oxidation.

As a specialized category, isotonic sports drinks should contain the same content of minerals, carbohydrates and vitamins as human blood, which allows the supplied nutrients to be absorbed faster and in a better way by the body. In this context, osmolality refers to the number of dissolved particles per kilogram of fluid. This ratio should remain constant until the best-before date of a product to preserve the claimed benefit for the end user.

Studies have shownand the extensive handbook Alternative Sweeteners detailsthat shelf-stable beverages with a low-glycemic carbohydrate resistant to acid hydrolysis have a constant osmolality, even under different environmental conditions. This is an advantage, for example, compared with sucrose-sweetened beverages, the osmolality of which can vary. This makes it easier to claim the benefits of the specific particle concentration of the beverage, such as isotonic.

The market for sports drinks is growing, which makes for steady competition. Manufacturers of RTD beverages can provide a unique, innovative solution that offers a balanced energy supply, something anyone would love. This leads to functional benefits of sustained energy, improved fat metabolism, blood sugar control and osmolality for isotonic beverages. And to reach a broader base of consumers, of course, incorporating great taste is a must.

To read related content, visit the Breakthroughs in sports nutrition RTD beverages digital magazine.

Kyle Krause is the North American regional product manager for functional carbohydrates and fiber at BENEO. He coordinates with the companys various departments and customers to support sales growth and develop new business by uncovering innovative application areas. Krause joined BENEO in 2006 as a regional sales manager, after five years in technical and sales positions in food industry related companies. He has a bachelors degree in food science from Rutgers University, Cook College, and is a member of several food industry organizations including IFT, AACT, PMCA and NCA.

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Using Tactical Nutrition to save first responders – KOSU

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OSU Research Matters is a bi-weekly look inside the work of Oklahoma State University faculty, staff and students.

In this episode, Dr. Kenneth Sewell the school's Vice President of Research talks with Dr. Jill Joyce about how her tactical nutrition research benefits first responders.

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Dr. Joyce: Tactical Nutrition, for me you're kind of probably wondering where that tactical comes from. It comes from tactical athletes or tactical populations. And these are your first responders and your military personnel. Firefighters, law enforcement officers and then, Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines. Those are your tactical athletes.

And we call them athletes because they have to do things that athletes have to do. They have to sprint, run long distances, drag, carry, lift, climb, all those sorts of things.

Dr. Sewell: So, from a nutritional perspective. What are the problems that those tactical professions share?

Dr. Joyce: We think of them as athletes, however, they tend to have a lot of extra physical and emotional stressors from the job. So they have a lot of physical health problems, at least on my side of things, the physical health problems, and that would be cardiovascular disease, cancer, and even overweight and obesity.

Dr. Sewell: You're adopting a particular approach to try to intervene with this group. And, then planning to test that. So, what are you devising? How are you trying to be helpful to these populations?

Dr. Joyce: Good question. So, my background is public health nutrition. So I take a public health approach, where instead of working with individuals, I create interventions or programs for large groups of people. For instance, a fire department or a law enforcement department, or a military unit.

I'm particularly trying to do that using electronic medium like websites because each department has a fitness trainer or a wellness coordinator. And if we create these theory-based, and evidence-based, aka, really truly effective programs to improve nutrition or performance, then these individuals embedded within the departments who really have the trust of the unit can deliver my program, and it can be very effective.

Dr. Sewell: Sounds like almost using extension agents to get that scientific approach or evidence-based approach in play.

Dr. Joyce: Absolutely. We're translating kind of more, what we call bench science or clinical science into disease prevention, health promotion, and even performance promotion programs.

And you're right. It's the university creating the program, translating the science, handing it off to the "educator" that's embedded in the department just like educators in the county, and we're even using extension's website Canvas Catalog to do so. So very much working with extension a lot.

Dr. Sewell: Of course, you're basing this on the scientific methods, scientific approaches to nutrition, but it sounds like you're still going to test it. You're going to still see what its effects are. How do you go about doing that?

Dr. Joyce: On my side of things, I do a lot of asking questions about for instance, what did you eat in a day? So I can figure out the nutrients that you're eating, the types of food groups that you're eating. And I can even give you a score. We call it dietary quality, but it's like out of a hundred kind of like a percentage grade that you get in class. And I can tell you how healthy you're eating, so I can see if that improves.

Dr. Sewell: This is Kenneth Sewell, the vice-president for research at OSU with OSU Research Matters.

Dr. Sewell and Dr. Joyce will be speaking more in depth on Tactical Fitness and Nutrition at 'Research On Tap' Monday, October 18th at Iron Monk Brewery in Stillwater. The informal discussion is open to the public and starts at 5:30 p.m. More information can be found at research.okstate.edu/rot.

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Blueberry Groups Add New Nutrition and Health Research Leadership Position – Progressive Grocer

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The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) and North American Blueberry Council (NABC) have named Leslie Wada, Ph.D., R.D., as the first-ever senior director of nutrition and health research. While it is a newly created position, Wada has an extensive background in the industry and served as a longtime research consultant for the council.

A registered dietitian, Wada has worked as a consultant to several food and agriculture companies over the past 20 years. Earlier in her career, she taught dietetics at the University of California, Berkeley and was a research scientist in the field.

In her new role, she will spearhead USHBCs health and nutrition strategies and continue to manage the organizations health research projects. Wada will also act as the official spokesperson for both USHBC and NABC.

Leslies tremendous contributions over the years have helped blueberries earn the strong health halo that most of our target audiences recognize today, said Kasey Cronquist, president of USHBC and NABC. As a scientist and seasoned communications professional, Leslie is uniquely qualified to lead an important pillar of our strategic plan, leveraging health research and nutrition to further elevate blueberries as a beloved fruit among consumers, health professionals and more.

Added Wada: Im looking forward to collaborating with an all-star team and advancing our scientific pipeline with high-quality research that increases knowledge and awareness of the importance of blueberries in a healthy diet.

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Global Personalized Nutrition Market Predicted to Generate a Revenue of $21,407.30 Million at a CAGR of 13.40% during the Forecast Period, 2021-2028 -…

Posted: October 5, 2021 at 6:10 pm


- The personalized nutrition market is expected to witness a significant growth in coming years. Integration of latest technologies is expected to create many opportunities for the market in upcoming years. North America is expected to lead the market.

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Dive has recently published a report titled "Global Personalized Nutrition Market by Product (Active Measurement and Standard Measurement), Application (Standard Supplements and Disease-based), End-use (Direct-to-consumer, Wellness & Fitness Center, Hospitals & Clinics, and Institutions), and Regional Analysis (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 20212028"

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The Global Personalized Nutrition Market is anticipated to garner a revenue of $21,407.30 million at a CAGR of 13.40% by 2028, increasing from $8,285.00 million in 2020.

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North America Personalized Nutrition Market Outlook

The North America personalized nutrition market is expected to garner revenue of $8,712.80 million by 2028, increasing from $3,529.40 million in 2020. The presence of the major personalized nutrition providers in the North American countries is expected to fuel the market growth during the forecast period. Increasing disposable income is another factor contributing to the growth of the market.

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Key Segments of the Market

The report has divided the personalized nutrition market into different segments based on product, application, end-use, and regional outlook.

Product: The active measurement type sub-segment is forecasted to earn the highest revenue of $14,270.40 million during the analysis period. The main reason behind this growth is the application of active measurement tools such as apps, testing kits, and programs to monitor the customized diet as per individuals' requirements.

Application: The disease-based sub-segment of the global personalized nutrition market is expected to garner the maximum revenue of $6,153.90 million by the end of 2028, increasing from $2,276.60 million in 2020. The main factor behind this growth is that the personalized nutrition helps patients to lookout for customized nutrition by performing customized tests.

End-Use: The wellness & fitness center sub-segment of the global personalized nutrition market is forecasted to garner revenue of $6,039.90 million by 2028, increasing from $2,279.30 million in 2020. Rising trend of health services including personal training and nutrition consulting is expected to enhance the growth of the market segment.

Dynamics of the Market

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Drivers: Personalized nutrition process helps individuals in rising awareness among consumers regarding impact of genetic, biochemical, and phenotypic aspects on health. This factor is enhancing the growth of the market during the forecast period. Rising urbanization is another factor behind the growth of the market.

Restraint: The main factor hindering the market growth is expected to be the high cost of personalized nutrition services.

Opportunity: The integration of latest technologies such as artificial intelligence is expected to create many opportunities for the market in upcoming years.

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Key Players & Strategies

The most prominent players of the global personalized nutrition market include

Bactolac Pharmaceutical

DSM

Herbalife Nutrition

DNAfit

Wellness Coaches

Amway

BASF SE

Atlas Biomed

Habit, LLC

Balchem Corporation among others.

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These players are working on developing strategies such as product development, merger and acquisition, partnerships and collaborations to sustain the market growth.

Recent Developments in Personalized Nutrition Global Market

In July 2021, Balchem Corporation, a leading global ingredient supplier, entered into an agreement with the best-selling author of the children's book series Ninja Life Hacks to secure strategic partners for branded food products that promote a healthy emotional and physical relationship with foods.

They are focusing on advanced product developments and merger & acquisition. These are some of the strategies conducted by the startups as well as established business organizations.

Positive Impact of COVID-19 on Personalized Nutrition Market

The personalized nutrition market has been benefitted by the coronavirus outbreak in a significant way. The main reason behind this growth is the growing demand of healthy diet plans during the lockdown period to increase immunity. People across the world became more aware regarding their eating habits during the pandemic.

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Swimming Nutrition: Know Thyself – By Dawn Weatherwax – Swimming World Magazine

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The latest issue of Swimming World Magazineis now available for download in the Swimming World Vault!

Non-Subscribers Can Download This Issue Here

By Dawn Weatherwax

Knowing your body composition can help you swim fast and stay healthy.

As athletes begin a new season and set goals, it is important to know their body composition. It is an essential piece of the goal-setting process. Having a certain body-fat-to-muscle-mass ratio is definitely related to athletic performance. The correct portion of muscle mass increases strength, power, agility and speed.

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends the following body fat percentages for women and men:

However, to gain lean muscle, it is not just about the exercise protocol, but nutritional intake and timing.

Research shows three out of four student-athletes may not be getting enough to eat. It also shows that 70% of the women and 73% of the men are not getting enough total caloriesonly 81% of the women and 90% of the men are consuming enough carbohydrates and just 68% of the women and 81% of the men are eating enough protein based on USDA guidelines, NOT athletic guidelines.

Intakes of salt, total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol often exceed recommendations, even in diets deficient in major components.To help achieve goals, athletes should know their body composition. But body composition is much more than a body fat percentage number. Following are different ways the measurement can be utilized.

Knowing your body fat percentage

1. Creates goals for the season: Nutrition and exercise gets adjusted based on future testing outcomes.

2. Assists in the type of fuel mixture an athlete needs: If an athlete has a higher body fat, they usually need fewer calories and fewer carbohydrates. The opposite is true if the athlete has a low body fat. They usually need more calories and carbohydrates due to more lean weight.

3. Measures effectiveness of the training and nutrition strategy

4. Evaluates both lean weight and body fat: Some athletes need to gain muscle, others need to lose body fat, while some need to do both. This gives a scientific approach on where to go. The scale is NOT a good tool. For example, one of my athletes showed after doing a bod pod, they would be better off if they gained eight pounds of muscle and lost five pounds of fat. Thats crazy since they would be weighing three more pounds on the scale.

5. Provides reassurance when needed: Some athletes believe when they gain weight, they are gaining fat. Athletes can exchange fat at the same rate they gain muscle, so the scale is not displaying the positive exchanges.

To read more about measuring body composition and eating to achieve ideal body composition numbers,Click here to download the full October issue of Swimming World Magazine, available now!

Dawn Weatherwax (RD, CSSD, LD, ATC, CSCS) is a registered/licensed dietitian with a specialty in sports nutrition and founder of Sports Nutrition 2Go. She is also a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, which is the premier professional sports nutrition credential in the United States. In addition, she is an athletic trainer with a certification in strength and conditioning from The National Strength and Conditioning Association, and she is CEO of Dawn Weatherwaxs Sports Nutrition Academy.Weatherwax brings a comprehensive and unique understanding of the athletes bodyand its nutritional needsto those interested in achieving specific performance goals and optimal health. She is also the author of The Official Snack Guide for Beleaguered Sports Parents, The Complete Idiots Guide to Sports Nutrition and The Sports Nutrition Guide for Young Athletes.

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FEATURES

010 THE OLYMPIC QUADRENNIUM: A LOOK BACK AND A LOOK AHEADby David RiederSwimming World reflects on the last five years since the last Olympic Games in Rio and ponders the questions that lie ahead during the next three years leading up to Paris 2024.

014 A CANADIAN SURGEby Matthew De GeorgeSwimmers from Canada exceeded expectations at the Tokyo Games. And the Canadian delegation showed that the future is as bright as the present, with prolific young talents on both sides of the competition.

020 ISHOF FEATURE: AQUATOTS MURDER CASETHE KATHY TONGAY STORY (Part 1)by Bruce WigoIt is doubtful that in the annals of aquatic history, there has ever been an example of abusive parents like the story of little Kathy Tongay.

024 EXPECT GREAT THINGS!by John LohnDavid Popovici just turned 17 years old, but the Romanian sprint freestyler appears poised to follow a path to prominence.

031 NUTRITION: KNOW THYSELFby Dawn WeatherwaxKnowing your body composition can help you swim fast and stay healthy.

COACHING

029 BASIC DRYLAND TRAININGby Michael J. StottA concentrated, ongoing strength and conditioning regimen provides a quality supplement to in-pool training, helping swimmers become stronger and faster. Coaches Ron and Rich Blanc of Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Southern California share last seasons dryland training schedule that helped his girls and boys teams become national powers.

030 WEIGHT ROOM COMMON SENSEby J.R. RosaniaThese Dos and Donts are courtesy of exercise scientist J.R. Rosania, whose performance enhancement firm Healthplex serves multisport athletes worldwide.

034 SWIMMING TECHNIQUE CONCEPTS: MAXIMIZING SWIMMING VELOCITY (Part 5): MINIMIZING THE ARM RECOVERY PHASEby Rod HavrilukThe greatest possible time decreases for additional swimming velocity increases are in the non-propulsive phases (entry and recovery). This article includes strategies to minimize the recovery phase time of all four strokes.

045 Q&A WITH COACHES RON & RICH BLANCby Michael J. Stott

046 HOW THEY TRAIN MAGGIE McGUIRE & JACK NUGENTby Michael J. Stott

TRAINING

033 DRYSIDE TRAINING: BACK TO BASICS (Part 1)by J.R. Rosania

JUNIOR SWIMMER

044 UP & COMERS: MARYJANE (MJ) NEILSONby Shoshanna Rutemiller

COLUMNS & SPECIAL SECTIONS

008 A VOICE FOR THE SPORT

009 DID YOU KNOW: ABOUT FAMOUS GUYS WHO GOLF?

016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

036 PREP SCHOOL DIRECTORY`

048 GUTTERTALK

049 PARTING SHOT

Swimming World is now partnered with the International Swimming Hall of Fame. To find out more, visit us at ishof.org

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Director – Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS – ReliefWeb

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Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The Opportunity

This is a sectoral head position, overall purpose of this role is to have strategic oversight and leading of Save the Children health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS sector and oversee all programs under this sector, along with oversee the Sponsorship Program. The Director will ensure that they are addressing the most critical issues for children and their families, to ensure the quality of existing programs, to build SC portfolio in these areas, to ensure that advocacy measures relevant to health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS are delivered in a timely and appropriate manner to the right audiences. She/he is also responsible for donor and GoB liaison on common strategic issues.

Key responsibilities include:

Qualifications and experience

Contract length: RegularJob Location: Dhaka

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:* No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday* All children learn from a quality basic education and that,* Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview'Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce'

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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AltaMed Health Services’ Mobile Unit Adds Free Glucose Testing and Highlights the Nutrition Benefits of Avocados for National Diabetes Month – WMTV -…

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New strategic campaign innovatively integrates nutrition facts about fresh avocados in efforts to reduce Type 2 diabetes risk among Hispanics, who have a 50% chance of developing the disease in their lifetime

Published: Oct. 5, 2021 at 9:03 AM CDT|Updated: 8 hours ago

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As November marks National Diabetes Month, AltaMed Health Services, the nation's largest independent federally qualified community health center, and Aguacates Frescos - Saborea Uno Hoy, a leading source of the healthiest reasons and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh avocados developed especially for Hispanic families, will join forces to improve nutritional education and access to glucose testing for the early detection and possible prevention of type 2 diabetes, a condition that impairs the body's ability to regulate sugar.

Beginning in the fall, the AltaMed mobile unit will travel throughout Southern California to offer free glucose testing and education that integrates messaging on how dietary fiber, like that found in avocados, may help maintain healthy blood glucose levels.Delicious recipes and meal planning tools featuring fresh avocadoswill be shared in English and Spanish to inspire families to eat healthy and boost fiber intake with the traditional favorite.

"We are excited to partner with Aguacates Frescos - Saborea Uno Hoy in the fight against type 2 diabetes by educating the community on the value of fresh fruits and vegetables with bilingual tools, like nutritious recipes that include fresh avocados," said Cesar Sauza, Registered Dietitian, Manager, Clinical Nutrition of Health Education and Wellness with AltaMed. "Creatively integrating the benefits of fresh avocados into our conversations about improving the quality of diet supports our commitment to be respectful of cultural preferences in our approach to help the community grow healthy."

If unmanaged, diabetes can be life-threatening and according to the CDC,US adults overall have a 40% chance of developing type 2 diabetes. But for a Hispanic/Latino American adult, there is more than a 50% chance, and it is likely to develop at a younger age. Diets rich in healthy foods containing fiber, may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

"Fiber, like that found in avocados, slows down food digestion which promotes satiety and prevents rapid rises in blood glucose following a meal," said Krista Linares, Registered Dietitian and Saborea Uno Hoy spokesperson. "Since most adults don't get enough dietary fiber, it is beneficial to raise awareness of easy ways to boost intake. Delicious avocados add fiber to the diet and are already a much-loved staple in Hispanic homes."

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans point to strong evidence that healthy eating patterns are associated with positive health outcomes. The Hass Avocado Board's Avocado Nutrition Center is continually studying how eating fresh avocados can have a positive effect on reducing risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Meal planning tools, recipes, articles by dietitians as well as access to clinical research that looks at how replacing carbohydrates with avocado affected glucose and insulin levels are available at SaboreaUnoHoy.com/AltaMed.

About Saborea Uno Hoy and the Hass Avocado BoardSaborea Uno Hoyis a leading source of the healthiest reasons and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh avocados developed especially for Hispanic families. A science-based resource, it provides delicious and culturally-relevant recipes and articles in Spanish and English to help make it easy for consumers and health professionals to learn more about the nutritional benefits of fresh avocados and ways to include them in everyday menus.

About the Hass Avocado BoardThe Hass Avocado Board (HAB) exists to help make avocados America's most popular fruit. HAB is the only avocado organization that equips the entire global industry for success by collecting, focusing and distributing investments to maintain and expand demand for avocados in the United States. HAB provides the industry with consolidated supply and market data, conducts nutrition research, educates health professionals, and brings people together from all corners of the industry to collectively work towards growth that benefits everyone. The organization also collects and reallocates funds to California and importer associations to benefit specific countries of origin in promoting their avocado brands to customers and consumers across the United States. For more information, visitSaboreaUnoHoy.comor follow HAB on Facebook,Instagram,Twitter,PinterestandYouTube.

About AltaMedAltaMed understands that when people have health care that looks at their individual health needs and respects their cultural preferences, they grow healthyand help their families do the same. So we're delivering complete medical services to communities across Southern California. Since 1969, our team of qualified multicultural and bilingual professionalsfrom these same communitieshas focused on eliminating barriers to primary care services, senior care programs, and even essential community services. With nearly 50 accredited health centers and service facilities, we remain committed and ready to help you grow healthy at any age.

Contact: Vickie Fite (310) 613-0937

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