diet and health

‘craving-crushing’ botanical-laden chewing gum that curbs sugar urges for two hours

‘craving-crushing’ botanical-laden chewing gum that curbs sugar urges for two hours

A company called Sweet Victory formulated the product using botanicals. It tastes like regular gum and comes in two flavors: mint and ginger-lemon. The company says it works within two minutes by blocking sugar receptors in the tongue, and its effects can last up to two hours. During this time, sweet foods or beverages that …

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‘We must ensure the affordability and accessibility of nutritious food’

‘We must ensure the affordability and accessibility of nutritious food’

One in five people in the UK live in poverty. In response to the energy crisis, the government is lifting the energy price cap by 12% from today (October 1). At the same time, food prices are rising due to rising commodity markets and rising packaging and shipping costs. These inflationary pressures will hit the …

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Birds Eye claims that greater focus on nutrition by shoppers presents a golden opportunity for food brands

Birds Eye claims that greater focus on nutrition by shoppers presents a golden opportunity for food brands

New research by Birds Eye found that although 58% of Brits are more interested in good nutrition than a decade ago – around a quarter (22%) of consumers are much more likely to make an effort to minimize their food intake. Compared to a decade ago, saturated fat, sugar, and salt — one in five …

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