All news articles for December 2022

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Potential for mushroom polysaccharides in DM management

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

A synergistic formula of mushroom polysaccharides and other active components with different pharmacological properties could improve outcomes in the prevention and management of diabetes mellitus (DM) and comorbidities, according to findings from a recent...

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Year end review IPA 2022

Guest Article: The Year of Transition; securing the winds of change responsibly.

By George Paraskevakos, MBA, IPA Executive Director

As an observer of the dietary supplement industry for close to 20 years, it always felt we are shifting to accommodate “Winds of Change". There are always new concepts and ingredients which capture our attention even if it is for a small moment in...

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Trends for 2023: Caring for mental, physical and sexual health

By Olivia Brown

A sense of overwhelm shapes Mintel’s predicted food and drink trends for 2023 following climate and economic fears, yet “consumers are absolutely unwilling to compromise on health and nutrition”, the market analysts say.

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Women's Health

How are sports nutrition brands catering to the female athlete?

By Nikki Hancocks

Female focused sports nutrition (SN) brands are successfully bringing taboo health challenges out from under the table but those looking to cater to female athletes should harness technology to provide the power of knowledge, says an industry expert....

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The promise of probiotics for women's health

By Nikki Hancocks

Women go through a number of life events which impact their physical and emotional health and there are huge opportunities for probiotics to intercept, according to Sjanien Groenenboom, technical innovation lead for Fonterra Europe.

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SilicoLife raises €9.8m to invest in biotech for supplements

By Nikki Hancocks

SilicoLife, the Portuguese firm designing optimised microorganisms and novel pathways for biotech applications, has just concluded two Series A fundraising rounds to the total tune of €9.8 million to be invested in 'unmet needs' within the dietary...

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Guest Article: Issues and challenges for omega-3s in 2022

By Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED

While 2022 may be categorized as the year the world returned to somewhat normalcy, the last 12 months still held their share of challenges, and for omega-3s, questions remain about how the market will change in 2023.

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Study findings: "The good, the bad and the ugly"

By Nikki Hancocks

There is "room for the improvement" of design, analysis and reporting of nutrition studies, researchers have concluded following a meta-epidemiological analysis of more than 2,000 studies.

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Developing biotics under the shadow of war

By Danielle Masterson

For Stellar Biotics, it’s anything but business as usual as the Ukrainian CEO runs a New Jersey-based business with family ties in Ukraine.

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