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Mental health

Numerous health claims have been authorised by the EU in this area. They fall into three major categories – psychological, cognitive and neurological claims. Many claims submitted for memory and its enhancement were rejected. There also two important claims authorised for DHA (dodecahexanoic acid), a component of fish oil which

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Immune system

The immune system is a complex collection of organs, cells and tissues that work collectively to protect the body against disease caused mostly by pathogens (bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi). Parts of the immune system include the tonsils, lymph nodes, appendix, spleen, thymus, skin and mucous membranes. The lymph nodes

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Hair, nails and skin

Several claims have been authorised by the EU for vitamins and minerals that help maintain healthy hair, nails and skin. These include: *Collagen is the elastic net that helps to give the skin suppleness The claims may be made for a single nutrient or several nutrients. The EU Health Claims

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Energy and exercise

Sports nutrition is a huge and growing market, with an array of products and ingredients authorised to claim that they boost physical performance. Energy, which is essential for stamina, is produced by the metabolism of food by the digestive system, with several vitamins and minerals involved in the process. A

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Muscle & joint health

Several claims have been authorised for muscle and joint health. These include:- Glucosamine, chondroitin and fish oils do not have claims authorised in this area but are widely used with joint health in the mind of the consumer, and may materialise in the future.       Tell someone else

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THE FUTURE REVEALED

22 June 2017

A conference by the Food Additives and Ingredients Association (FAIA) and Harper Adams University