Despite huge consumer and industry interest in immunity, the list of food components that have gained regulatory approval for immune-support health claims is still limited to a handful of vitamins and minerals. To understand why and what can be done, NIZO’s Sabina Lukovac explores some of the key issues and challenges facing the nutrition industry today. In this blog, Sabina spoke to Anita Hartog, Senior Scientist Nutrition and Health, who has over twenty years industrial experience studying the health and immunological impact of food.

This blog was also published as an interview in NutraIngredients.