All news articles for March 2020

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SCFA supplement could improve efficacy of MS treatment

By Nikki Hancocks

Supplementation with the short-chain fatty acid propionic acid (PA) could help reduce excessive inflammatory processes in autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS) and improve treatment outcomes.

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Bergstrom Nutrition appoints new CEO and President

By Nikki Hancocks

Today Bergstrom Nutrition, the world’s leading and largest manufacturer of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), OptiMSM, announces Adrian Polliack, PhD as its new president and CEO.


Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Chefs swap fine dining for fermentation

By Nikki Hancocks

Two gourmet chefs have devoted their eye for detail to a startup sauerkraut and sauces brand aiming to stand out from the rest of the fermented foods market with next level flavour.

COVID-19: Expo West cancelled as New Hope shifts focus to Expo East

COVID-19: Expo West canceled as New Hope shifts focus to Expo East

By Elaine Watson

In an announcement that will not likely surprise many stakeholders, New Hope has decided to cancel (rather than postpone) the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim and focus its attention on Expo East in Philadelphia (Sept. 23-26).

NutraCast Podcast: Nina Mullen on Hilma's 'clinical herbal' category

NutraCast Podcast: Nina Mullen on Hilma's 'clinical herbal' category

By Danielle Masterson

After looking in her medicine cabinet and finding that the natural options weren’t backed by science and science-backed products weren’t clean label, Nina Mullen and her two co-founders, Hilary Quartner and Lily Galef, came up with the brand Hilma.

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Educational Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health: PART 2

Prescribing diets: Doctors reveal top tips for giving nutrition and lifestyle advice

By Nikki Hancocks

For many medical doctors, the idea of giving nutrition advice to their patients can feel like a minefield, but two health experts who have successfully used diet and lifestyle advice to treat patients with type 2 diabetes have revealed their top tips....


German govt and Euro hemp trade group clash over CBD status

By Shane Starling

The German Food and Agriculture Ministry (BMEL) has refuted an EU hemp group missive that the Ministry had changed its position regarding the novel food requirement for some cannabidiol (CBD) extracts in the EU.

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