Belgium’s Federal Agency for Food Chain Safety (AFSCA) warns consumers to avoid the same curcumin-based supplement known to Italian authorities after the country also reports cases of acute cholestatic hepatitis.
The US market for foods and beverages featuring hemp-derived CBD – from relaxation drinks to gummies – could be worth $2.5bn by 2023, or 10.5% of an estimated $23.7bn market for CBD products (spanning everything from pharmaceuticals to petfood), predicts...
A recent paper by the USP Expert Panel on probiotics has attracted some good attention, and that will hopefully translate into more stakeholders looking to get third-part quality certifications for their products, says USP’s Dr Kit Goldman.
A lack of fibre during pregnancy could be contributing to the burden of the serious condition preeclampsia, according to researchers who also argue the lack of fibre in Western diets may explain the rapid increase of allergies and autoimmune conditions.
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) looks to prevent chronic disease by publishing updated nutritional guidance for children, elderly and pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Switching to beef-derived protein (BP) might represent an effective strategy for increasing lean body mass (LBM) and lower-limb muscle strength as new research findings compare it favourably to whey protein (WP).
Working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, DuPont is providing a “unique” probiotic strain to help treat sepsis in infants in Bangladesh, but the strain may also have commercial applications closer to home.
Protein supplements may not reduce the risk of fractures or improve bone health in healthy adults, nor may they have any detrimental effect on bone health, according to a comprehensive analysis covering 40 years of research.
Insufficient intakes of choline and the omega-3 docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may have lifelong deleterious impacts on maternal and infant health, according to a paper by researchers from Pharmavite LLC, the company behind Nature’s Made supplements.