The unethical and often illegal acts of small parts of the industry is putting huge pressure on the rest of the industry to 'get its act together' and improve on issues of supply chain transparency and regulatory compliance, say experts.
Berlin’s budding Nutrition Hub showed what can be achieved in rapid time at its recent Nutrition Hackathon, where teams had just two days to crunch their personalised nutrition ideas into practical and science-backed app and product prototypes.
Seattle-based Bulletproof 360 made a name for itself in the nutrition space with MCT-infused coffee. It has since established an empire of functional food, beverage and supplement products. Its latest launch is a prebiotic powder called InnerFuel.
What does the general public know about the importance of their microbiome, where do they go for information and what do they do to improve their gut health? A survey on 1,000 adults has answered these questions and more.
Researchers continue to link diet with gut health as a US team find fruit, vegetable and whole grain consumption results in higher beneficial bacteria whilst diets that include fat, alcohol, and added sugar result in higher harmful bacteria numbers.
A study suggesting women at high risk of developing ovarian cancer have lower levels of protective “friendly” vaginal bacteria suggests there may be an untapped opportunity for the women’s probiotics industry, a market analyst has said.