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What are the solutions to preserve the stability and effectiveness of probiotics?
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What are the solutions to preserve the stability and effectiveness of probiotics?

Environmental factors affecting the probiotic survival From their production to their consumption, probiotic food supplements are subjected to 4 major stresses impacting their survival. They are humidity, heat, oxygen and acidity. Production and packaging : humidity, heat and oxygen Shipping : humidity, heat and oxygen Storage : humidity, heat and oxygen Consumption : Acidity and…

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The falvour-enhancing power of algae
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The flavour-enhancing power of algae

Given the inherent link between nourishment and pleasure, flavour is a fundamental decision criteria in our choice of foods. Nowadays, however, the health and sustainability properties of a foodstuff also need to be taken into account. Operators in the food production industry are therefore seeking out naturally flavour-packed ingredients, and are tending to eschew the…

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Health and Food

How can algae meet the vegan trend?

People are paying more attention to their health, respect for the environment and animal welfare, notably through a growing food trend: veganism.  Vegans do not eat any food of animal origin: their diet is based exclusively on plant products, which have a more responsible and healthy image than animal products.   It is difficult to establish…

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emballage cosmétique Eco-responsible packaging
Dossiers d’expertsHealth and Food

Eco-responsible packaging in cosmetics

What is eco-responsible packaging? Eco-responsible packaging is packaging that has benefited from an eco-design approach. Indeed, ecodesign is defined as “the integration of environmental characteristics into product design with a view to improving the environmental performance of the product throughout its life cycle”. Packaging is said to be eco-responsible when its impact on the environment…

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Why algae have become a must for the food challenge?
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Why algae have become a must for the food challenge?

There are 7.9 billion people on Earth today, and by 2050 there will be 9.7 billion [1]. The challenge of feeding a growing world population while preserving our environment is a major one. Many countries are already suffering from food and water shortages, and the amount of arable land is decreasing dramatically every year (urbanisation,…

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a natural cosmetic product formulated
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How is a natural cosmetic product formulated?

Today, sales of organic and natural cosmetics represent 6.4% of the french market. In the future, their impact in the world of cosmetics will increase to 8.5% in 2023. And due to sales that will jump by 12% per year. It is therefore necessary to renew the product offer in order to maintain this dynamic…

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Dish with algae respond to new way of food
Nutrition Santé

How do algae respond to new ways of food?

The COVID-19 pandemic and the risks from climate change are having a significant and ongoing impact on food consumption behaviour in many countries. People are taking a more proactive approach to health and are turning to new way of feed so-called ‘responsible’ (consumption of goods that meet the criteria of sustainable development) [1]. However, this…

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Nutrition Santé

Algae with texturizing properties in the food industry

Today, algae represent a booming industry, present in about 50 countries and accounting for nearly 50% of aquaculture production. The largest market for algae products is the human food market [1]. This is due to the extent of consumption of algae as “vegetables” in Asian countries (China, Korea, Japan), but also due to their use…

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Marine products and cardiometabolic health
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Marine products and cardiometabolic health

What is cardiometabolic health? Cardiometabolic health is a relatively new term. This term encompasses both cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, including type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Traditionally, the recognized risk factors for cardiometabolic disease include age, gender, family history, dysglycemia, dyslipidemia, and smoking. However, evolution over the last decades is increasingly focused on sedentary lifestyle,…

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