Supplementation with AstraGin – a standardized botanical extract of Astragalus membranaceus and Panax notoginseng (APS) – reduced inflammation and regulated gut microflora in adults with ulcerative colitis, according to a recent study.
Mariette Abrahams, CEO and founder of Qina, discusses how consumers are now seeking support to action personalised advice, urging personalised nutrition (PN) platforms to prioritise behavioural change approaches and incorporate technology and wearables...
The new study finds that those suffering with Fibromyalgia (FM) administered the synbiotic showed a significant reduction in the inflammatory marker IL-8, as well as perceived stress and anxiety levels.
A new clinical trial has concluded that Solnul, a resistant potato starch (RPS), has prebiotic effects at low dosages, stimulating increases in beneficial health-associated bacteria and reducing diarrhoea and constipation when compared to a placebo group.
The fast evolution of sleep supplements has taken this category from a market of me too's to a mature offering of science-backed dual-purpose solutions, with exciting opportunities to integrate emerging tech, PharmaLinea Ltd points out.
A large-scale retrospective cohort study observes that low first-trimester vitamin E (VE) levels are associated with increased fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels and gestational diabetes (GD) risk, in the Chinese mothers studied.
A new study testing a methodology for assessing vitamin supplement content has revealed significant deviations in the content of vitamin K2 and D3 in tested supplements, adding that claims made on the labels may be misleading to consumers.
The UK-based health, nutrition and supplements company has released the ‘Norwegian cod liver oil’ and ‘Osavi daily omega’ products following the finding that “98% of adults fall below the optimum omega-3 index.”
In this podcast, scientist Theo Wiley speaks to NutraIngredients Editor Nikki Hancocks about the opportunities, challenges and ethical questions involved in creating his genetics-focused personalised nutrition startup Wiley Nutrition.
Jenny Bailey, PhD and FerryX founder, discusses how her work as an immunologist researching gut inflammation at Bristol University enabled for the identification of the 'Ferrocalm' probiotic strain and subsequent launch of her brand FerryX....
Global nutrition and research leaders have joined forces in a public-private partnership to develop a novel integrated in-vitro, ex-vivo and AI research model which is hoped to have huge implications for the infant nutrition industry.
The supplementation of dipeptide collagen for 12 weeks has been shown to improve skin hydration and reduce skin peeling among women aged 30 to 60, says findings from South Korean food company Nongshim.
Short-term astaxanthin supplementation provided immune support for runners during rigorous exercise and uniquely countered decreases in plasma immunoglobulin levels, according to a recent study. It did not, however, offset exercise-induced muscle soreness,...
Heavy rain, droughts, record-breaking early blooms and even a recent blizzard warning in California..all alarming indicators that Mother Nature is off kilter. Climate Change is a slow-moving crisis that’s catching up quickly, and for some companies, long-term...
A randomised control trial (RCT) reports that following the administration of flaxseed oil containing high amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA), scores for verbal fluency were significantly improved in the older adults, when compared to the control group....
A combination of astaxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin – all shown to improve some parameters of eye health on their own – increased eye-hand coordination after visual display terminal (VDT) use, according to a recent study.
A new study notes that an eight-strain probiotic was able to significantly reduce oxidative stress and markers of inflammation within mice exposed to chronic sleep restriction (CSR), compared to the controls.
A new study analysing the HMO contents of breastmilk during the infant’s first 12-weeks of life, observes that greater intakes of fucosylated types correlated with higher scores for executive function at age three.
Liver health is an “overlooked category” in the dietary supplements space, but Gencor sees its new 4Liver ingredient as an exciting addition to a category that has not seen much innovation for decades.
Following a recent court case resulting from the ambiguity of the definition of foods for medical purposes (FSMPs), the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has issued a preliminary ruling to further explain the definition.