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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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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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Comment adopter une routine capillaire éco responsable et naturelle ?
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How to adopt an eco-friendly and natural hair routine?

In recent years, consumers are more concerned about the composition of cosmetic products, including that of hygiene products. They are interested in the ingredients they use to wash their body and hair and want to promote natural formulas without putting aside the effectiveness of the products. Hair products are no exception to this new consumer…

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Seaweeds and their role in the slimming sphere
Health and FoodNutrition Santé

Algae from Brittany and their effects in the slimming sphere

Brittany is an important region for the French seaweed industry. It is estimated today that in Brittany is realized about 90% of the French algal harvest. Among these seaweeds, we can draw many benefits for the human body, including on the slimming sphere. A Breton industry Brittany is an important region for the french seaweed…

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Les algues dans les plats alimentaires
Health and FoodNutrition Santé

The benefits of algae in our food

In Asia, algae have been used for millennia in human food. It is then thanks to tourism and to economic and cultural openness that Western countries have discovered and adopted this new culinary food. Currently in Europe, algae are mainly used in the form of extracts by the texturising industry (sodium alginate, agar and carrageenan)…

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Probiotics
Health and FoodNutrition Santé

Probiotics: from yesterday to tomorrow!

Origin and evolution of probiotics : a growing field A relatively old concept… The origin of the “probiotic” concept is attributed to the Russian zoologist, bacteriologist and immunologist Elie Metchnikoff (1845-1916). Indeed, in 1907 he hypothesized that the long life of Bulgarian peasants could be explained by their consumption of yoghurt containing bacteria necessary for…

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