A study published yesterday by a group that included researchers from the University of Mississippi found that fewer than half of 30 immune supplements bought on Amazon had labels that accurately reflected their contents.
Safe Food Advocacy Europe has long been campaigning for an official definition of the term ‘natural’. Yet not all industry players are on board, we are told. How could a legal definition benefit both consumers and the planet?
Prolonged addition of a probiotic supplement or food into the diet of seniors may support healthy ageing by shifting their gut microbiota and reducing markers of inflammation, according to results of the Italian ProbioSenior Project.
Supplementation with a heat-killed bacterium may significantly increase iron status for young women, says new study from Japan that creates novel opportunities to address a leading global nutrient deficiency.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) are urging global leaders to do more to protect caregivers and healthcare workers in “humanitarian settings” from unethical marketing practices used by the formula industry.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has launched an industry-wide survey to gauge the impact of mandatory front-of-pack nutritional labelling (FOPNL), expected to be introduced across the EU by the end of the year.
This round-up will feature scientific findings from big brand names, including Swisse and its study of krill oil supplementation on knee osteoarthritis, Amway’s personalised nutrition, and India’s national research agency’s plans for studying cannabidiol...
The roles of the microbiome and probiotics in supporting the menopause could be a key growth area as the process, combined with healthy ageing and gut health, gives rise to niche products aimed at women navigating this stage of life.
A combination of bacteriophages (phages) may precisely target and suppress gut bacteria associated with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), says a new study from Israel that shows the potential of this emerging class of microbiome modulators.
Policymakers need to review the current methods of ensuring folate sufficiency among women of childbearing age, said a group of Australian researchers who found that food and supplements could not provide optimal folate intake.
The use of DNA technology holds great promise for botanical ingredient identification, experts have said. But whether these tests are as yet fit for purpose is something still not universally accepted within the industry.
hy Co.'s (formerly Korea Yakult) clinical trial on how the supplementation of two Lactobacillus strains could alleviate obesity, Nestle Health Science's acquisition of GO Healthy, and the list of NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2022 finalists are...
PepsiCo is making a $550m investment in functional energy drink Celsius: further boosting its focus on the energy category and eying up a shared opportunity to drive growth and innovation in the sector.
The APAC MD of Factors Group, owner of brands such as Natural Factors and Bioclinic Naturals, will be unwrapping innovation opportunities across microbiome nutrition at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
Back after the COVID hiatus, Ingredion took advantage of the highly on-point and in-person Snackex 2022 – organised by the European Snacks Association in Hamburg, Germany, at the beginning of July – to showcase its solutions to help producers stay ahead...
Bottled water brand, ió fibrewater, unveils its new prebiotic fibre-infused water that has been developed to deliver 20% of the daily recommended intake of dietary fibre and 100% of the daily recommended prebiotic fibre intake.