Serum levels of the carotenoid lutein are linked to improved memory function in overweight and obese adults, but other carotenoids are not, says a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Personalised nutrition ‘is the future’ for dietary supplements, but there still needs to be major advances in testing, product formulation and consumer feedback before it can become a mainstream solution.
Cognitive decline is a key concern for older consumers and drives product innovation in the healthy aging space. But marketers should take care to delineate between short-term and systemic approaches, an expert says.
New benchmarking standards developed by the Supplement Safety and Compliance Initiative (SSCI) are being widely welcomed by dietary supplements stakeholders, with the initiative coming up for discussion this week during a key ANSI meeting.
Biosciences firm Probiotics Australia has opened the country's first cGMP- and TGA-certified facility dedicated to probiotic API manufacturing, with an eye on expanding the use of probiotics in food for Chinese consumers.