The number of sports and active nutrition companies investing in CBD has grown significantly in Europe over the last few years despite regulatory uncertainty, so what does this market hold for these brands? In this article, ESSNA’s Chair Dr Adam Carey,...
Japanese researchers found that the ‘high bread and low rice’ dietary pattern leads to higher serum low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol for both sexes, while the ‘high confectioneries and low alcohol’ diet did the same only for men.
Cannabidiol (CBD) shows strong potential for its inclusion in clinical treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), with mechanisms of action including the mediation of the cellular and biochemical changes associated with the injuries, a recent literature...
The importance of microbial diversity in the gut for athletic performance was highlighted at ‘Probiota’ last week, with recent pilot studies highlighting the potential to pre-empt reductions with targeted dietary interventions.
Antioxidants and pro-, pre- and synbiotics may be promising in the treatment of metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) but the benefits of fatty acids and vitamin D are less conclusive, according to a new review and meta-analysis.
Activ'Inside, the French health food-tech firm, is investing in its plan to provide customised dietary supplements to clients with a $13million build of a contract manufacturing factory in southwest France.
Cinnamon and its bioactive compounds may support brain function and slow cognitive impairment associated with neurodegenerative diseases, suggests a new review published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience.
A study analysing different mushroom-based supplements on the Italian market concludes more rigorous testing and quality control is required, after discovering widespread discrepancies between product composition and that stated on labels.
Pet ownership soared during the pandemic and pet parents became attuned to the health of their canine and feline companions. Pet supplements will soon be a billion dollar category in the US, but there remains at least one exciting white space…
On the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamin D, Dr. Michael Holick – an endocrinologist who contributed to isolating its active form – revisited the evolution of the sunshine vitamin, tracing its origins to the early oceans.
Adam Baker, director of science at Chr. Hansen, discussed recent in-house clinical trials observing an amplified response following administration of probiotics with HMOs, compared with pre- or probiotics given alone, at Probiota last week.
Following the identification of dietary patterns from a cohort of Japanese older adults, cognitive function was significantly higher in the protein balanced (PB) group compared to the high carbohydrate (HC) group, a new cross-sectional study finds.
Danone has opened the Daniel Carasso International Research & Innovation Center on the Paris-Saclay campus. Attending the official inauguration this week, FoodNavigator learnt about the group’s research priorities and the role it believes science...
NutraIngredients’ Probiota 2023 conference, in collaboration with the IPA World Congress, took place in Barcelona this week (6-8 February) and was the largest iteration of the event to date, with 470 attendees.
Consumers are seeking holistic nutrition support as they become increasingly aware of the relationship between stress, sleep and gut health, although barriers to purchase remain to be overcome, according to a new report by Fonterra’s nutrition brand,...
With headline-grabbing cardiac arrests and head injuries in American football on the rise, a new study says that Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3 supplementation could reduce the impact of risks on the field.
Sustainable marine products producer Grontvedt has launched a new brand of Norwegian Herring fish oil, completely smell- and taste-free, and rich in cetoleic acid, with immediate processing from “fish to oil in 30 minutes”.
South Korean food and nutrition firm CJ CheilJedang is seeking to address what it claims is a market gap for dietary supplements that promote muscle health through its newly formed food and nutrition ingredient subsidiary.
Supplements targeting skin health is booming, with the category experiencing more than 30% average annual growth in launches of dietary supplements between 2017 and 2021, according to new data from Innova Market Insights.
The scope for protective metabolic potential of the medicine plant bitter apple, aka Citrullus colocynthis, has been explored in a new review published in ‘BMC Food Production, Processing and Nutrition’.
Infancy is commonly recognized as a critical time period for microbiota to colonize the gut. And when it comes to adults, it seems there is a new probiotic launched everyday. But what about those in the middle? What do we know about the gut microbiomes...
New research suggests that consistent consumption of Supergut shakes led to improvements in metabolic health, digestion, a health-related quality of life score that included sleep, mood, and energy levels, as well as a validated quality of life measure...
Following a worldwide trend towards holistic and preventative health, with the joint health market developing as a result, the team at PB Leiner explains how collagen peptide supplements look set for continued success.
The industrialised world is gripped by an "infertility crisis" and there’s great opportunity for supplements to help but the market needs more consumer friendly dosage forms, according to Hermes Pharma.
“Consumers’ perception of curcumin supplements has evolved from accepting, to apprehensive” due to highly publicised liver damage cases but this will be good for the industry in the long-run, according to an industry expert.