29-Mar-2012 - Preparing for exercise, maintaining performance during exercise, and boosting recovery after exercise all pose different formulation challenges. This webinar will examine which ingredients are vital for sports beverages and the science supporting their claims.
29-Mar-2012 - Contamination is an issue for the whole food industry, but nowhere is the glare of the media spotlight more focused than in sports nutrition, where transgressions can end careers. This seminar will feature the views of the US Anti-Doping Agency CEO and the major US supplements trade group on a sensitive issue many see as presenting the greatest threat to the integrity of the dietary supplements industry.
29-Mar-2012 - From beverages to bars to powders to gels to shots, the sports nutrition market is exploring new delivery systems and experimenting with established favorites. But which formats work best, why, and how can we define the consumers? This webinar will look to answer this question.
29-Mar-2012 - Baby boomers, post-menopausal women, athletes: The consumer segments served by bone and joint health products are as varied as the products offered on the market. But which ingredients work, how are the products being formulated, which consumer groups are buying, and will regulatory opposition to claims fracture the market? This webinar will answer this question.
29-Mar-2012 - Building the science for a successful joint health claim is not easy. A diseased population is not what the regulators are looking for. So how do we measure joint health in people with healthy joints? What are the accepted biomarkers and how do the trials differ between ingredients? Learning from lessons from around the world, this webinar will examine the science supporting the man joint health ingredients and how to design clinical trials for claims success.
29-Mar-2012 - Bone health is more than just calcium and vitamin D. But what other nutrients and ingredients have solid science to support their claims, and how do we formulate them into a winning product? This webinar will examine which ingredients are vital for bone health product success and the science supporting their claims.
09-Nov-2011 - This webinar will cover the following: • Weight Management Market overview: current statistics • What does the future hold for weight management • Emerging delivery systems • Weight Management ingredient evaluation • How are consumers reacting to weight management, how are they being educated? Are they getting it? • Innovative weight management products across the globe
09-Nov-2011 - This webinar will cover the following: • The new concepts for satiety • Other weight management concepts that the industry are now focussing on • The claims that can be made on satiety • Do the consumers understand how satiety can work for them? • Does satiety actually increase waist size?
09-Nov-2011 - There is no fairy dust for weight loss – but people who consume a lot of dairy are slimmer, so says the epidemiological evidence. Can functional foods like dairy help consumers leverage personal lifestyle changes? This webinar will cover the following: • Where does the science stand with dairy? • What are the active ingredients – is it just related to calcium?
09-Nov-2011 - The dietary supplement industry generates $25 billion in annual sales. But the internet is swimming in supplements touting weight management potential and legitimate products are being blighted by dubious internet offers - with many doubting the segment as a whole. This session will cover the following: • Have consumers lost confidence in this market? Can we blame them? • The regulatory environment. What claims can be made, how are they policed and is it working? What claims are immediately suspicious? • What can be done by industry and by regulators to restore consumer confidence?
09-Nov-2011 - Hoodia was supposed to be the next big thing: A herbal extract with the potential to suppress appetite. But the science has not supported the hype. So where does the herbal extract industry go from here? Is hoodia finished or can we expect a comeback? What other botanicals offer potential weight management benefits? This session will cover the following: • The past, the present and the future of botanicals • The challenges of communicating botanical benefits to consumers • Lessons from the hoodia experience
09-Nov-2011 - Products promising to fill you up for longer loom large over the weight management market, but how does the science work, which products can support their claims, and which concepts are on the horizon.
09-Nov-2011 - The weight management market is estimated by some to be worth nearly $20bn. This presentation will chart the rise of the weight management sector, with special focus on dietary programs to achieve weight management, from Atkins to GI and Weight Watchers. Such programs have attracted big consumer followings, and some manufacturers are getting on board by producing ranges of reduced fat and reduced sugar foods. This session will look at understanding the success and failures of current programs and how to predict the next big thing.
04-Nov-2011 - Meal replacements have received a positive opinion from EFSA, showing that weight management can succeed in the stringent EU health claims arena. Standards are different in the US. This session will look at how to build the science to substantiate a proposed claim, and what an agency like the US Federal Trade Commission looks for when it evaluates whether a claim is substantiated or not.
29-May-2011 - Can a well-functioning immune system be measured? Or its enhancement? Can a specific nutrient be proven to benefit a cold or flu? Difficult questions – is science providing the answers?
29-Mar-2011 - Danone and Yakult are way out in front of the rest and spending millions to keep the sector in the public eye. But the EU health claims system’s mass rejection of pro-and prebiotic health claims is forcing change upon marketing and scientific strategies. How are these players responding? Are health claims really that important?