Nutrition Centre

Mediterranean Diet, the gut, and immune health: what is the relationship?

05 October 2022
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Bowl of mediterranean food
Worldwide there is a high prevalence of chronic non-communicable diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and certain types of cancer. Western dietary patterns characterized by a high intake of refined food products rich in carbohydrates, especially added sugars, and...

Nutritious and Delicious 2 - Brazilian carrot cake

02 September 2022
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Brazilian carrot cake
At Tate & Lyle, we strive to help people make healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink and lead more balanced lifestyles. To support this purpose, we have launched our Nutritious & Delicious recipe series, co-hosted by the our Global Nutrition Team's Melissa Kaczmarczyk, and Research...

How can bitter taste receptors help us to fight lung infections?

28 July 2022
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Woman drinking fruit juice
Taste receptors play a much broader role than previously assumed, impacting not only our nutritional habits but also immunity and several other physiological pathways, and have been identified as promising candidate targets of public health importance.

A guide to the 'biotics - pre, pro, syn and post

14 July 2022
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Know your biotics
You may have heard a lot recently about the ‘gut microbiota’ and wondered what it is. Your gut, particularly the lower gut, contains many trillions of micro-organisms (mostly bacteria but also others like fungi and viruses). In fact, it is one of the most densely inhabited microbial eco-systems on...

Diets and the human gut

27 June 2022
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Diet and the human microbiome
The human body is host to over 100 million microbes – the bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses that live on and in our bodies. In fact, it is estimated that the total amount of microbes in the human body can weigh as much as 2kg! These microbes are found all over our skin and throughout our bodies...

What is plant-based eating and how does it benefit health and wellbeing?

11 May 2022
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plant-based meal
We hear about “plant-based diets” everywhere these days, but what exactly are they and how do they impact health?

Tate & Lyle to acquire leading dietary fibre business in China

31 March 2022
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Girl drinking green fibre fortified smoothie
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Nutrition Month – let's focus on fibre reformulation

30 March 2022
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Fibre-fortified pancakes
Last month, Tate & Lyle launched its Gut Health Campaign, with the publication of its health and nutritional data modelling, exploring the positive difference fibre reformulation could make to people’s health in the UK. The findings revealed that increased fibre fortification of some everyday UK...

Diets for immunity

28 February 2022
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Diets for immunity
The COVID-19 pandemic has sharply focussed interest on the role of nutrition in immune health and has sparked a plethora of media stories suggesting that certain foods and supplements are capable of ‘boosting’ the immune system, with sales of vitamin and mineral supplements rising sharply. But even...

Nutritious and Delicious: Episode 1

02 February 2022
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Nutritious and delicious episode 1
At Tate & Lyle, we strive to help people make healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink and lead a more balanced lifestyle. To support this purpose, we have launched Nutritious and Delicious our new recipe series. In this series, co-hosted by the Tate & Lyle Global Nutrition Team and...