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Weight management ingredient wins NutraIngredients Award

By |2020-10-19T09:01:16+00:00July 6th, 2020|Notes de premsa, Nutrition and Health|

A probiotic ingredient for weight control, developed by ADM Biopolis and supported by scientific evidence from studies conducted by the Eurecat technology centre, has been recognised as the Ingredient of the Year at the international NutraIngredients Award in the weight management category. Called Bifidobacterium lactis BPL1, this probiotic shows efficacy in reducing waist circumference and body fat in the stomach [...]

Eurecat leads a study about Mediterranean diet’s beneficial effects on reducing youth obesity

By |2020-06-10T11:52:57+00:00May 27th, 2020|Notes de premsa, Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences|

The Eurecat technology centre leads a European-level clinical study whose main purpose is to demonstrate that an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet enriched with products typical of the Mediterranean, such as pomegranate, chickpeas, nuts and sourdough bread, is more effective in reducing weight and cardiovascular risk factors associated with youth obesity than a conventional energy-restricted low-fat diet. [...]

Technological innovation will enable the development of personalized and healthier nutrition

By |2019-04-24T13:50:03+00:00April 5th, 2019|Notes de premsa, Nutrition and Health|

“Personalization is at the cutting edge of the food industry and will enable the creation, over the next few years, of functional foods and beverages” that offer specific health-oriented benefits to particular groups of consumers based on genetic, metabolic, lifestyle-related and other factors, according to Francesc Puiggròs, the scientific director of the Biotechnology Department at [...]

Embotits Salgot and Eurecat look to develop pork-based products that are more heart-healthy

By |2019-02-19T15:52:20+00:00January 28th, 2019|Notes de premsa, Nutrition and Health|

Embotits Salgot, a company operating in the food industry, and the Eurecat technology centre, a member of Tecnio, will look to develop a functional strategy aimed at improving the nutritional profile of pork-based products (specifically sausages and hamburgers) as part of the global trend towards the consumption of food that offers health-related benefits. To achieve [...]

The PREVENTOMICS European project will develop a biomarker-based system to send personalized advice on dietary and lifestyle habits

By |2019-01-15T13:38:32+00:00December 18th, 2018|Notes de premsa, Nutrition and Health|

The PREVENTOMICS European project will develop, from this November and for 3 years, personalized plans for nutrition and lifestyle habits to improve the health of people, based on individual traits such as physical and behavioural traits, lifestyle, genotype, preferences and physical condition. The personal health plans, which will consider consumers’ needs and requirements, will reach [...]

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