ChatGPT has many of us intrigued and nervous in equal measure but James Collier, co-founder of Huel, asks if this tool is any more scary than the current situation with “nonsense nutrition content” touted across social media by pseudoscientists.
The recent agreement between the companies will permit the use of Pharmabiome’s patented microbiome NicheMap technology, enabling for the production of precision prebiotic fibres targeted to ensure optimal interaction with the microbiome.
The biotech company that focuses on microbiome science will showcase its latest innovations in the probiotic space at Vitafoods 2023, including a renewed brand identity and two new solutions: MetaGuard and AB-Protears.
Iprona, a food ingredients supplier and international fruit processing company, is set to showcase its CraftIngredients range of botanical extracts from European black elderberry, tart cherries, blackcurrants and aronia.
Analysis of global supply trends published by marine ingredients organisation IFFO reports that 2023 is off to a strong start in terms of overall production, despite fish oil production continuing to fall.
The new study observes a significant association between supplement consumption and vaccination side effects in an Italian adult population, specifically spotlighting the effects of omega-3 and mineral supplement consumption in reducing associated adverse...
Carobway plans to present both established and under development products utilising carob fruit at Vitafoods Europe next month, including low glycaemic index (GI) natural sweeteners and prebiotic fibres for use within foods and supplements.
A new study reveals lower DHA and vitamin B12 content in the milk of vegetarian and vegan mothers, leading researchers to call for raised awareness and supplementation, especially in the case of DHA where this is not common procedure.
A new study has found that hydrolysed collagen supplementation reduces knee osteoarthritis-related pain in 14 days, and when taken with chicken essence, could have a protective effect on muscle and joint health.
Probiotic drinking yoghurt brand Actimel is making preliminary steps towards the metaverse with the launch of an in-game marketing campaign via Fortnite. “It’s a first of its kind for Actimel in raising awareness of the brand with a difference audience,”...
A new review exploring the anti-obesity action of propolis polyphenols highlights their strong potential within treatment interventions, yet urges further research to extend beyond the animal and cell models currently explored.
The intake of rice with a medium glycemic index (GI) has shown to reduce the need for insulin therapy among women with gestational diabetes, according to a four-week clinical trial conducted in Thailand.
The new cross-sectional study analysing the bacterial abundance and compositions of healthy adult microbiomes, observed that higher levels of Erysipelatoclostridium were associated with lower caffeine intakes.
New research has identified over 300 molecules differentially abundant in the faeces of IBD patients, independent of confounders, which researchers say paves the way for future interventions targeting intestinal inflammation.
A new real-time PCR method for identification and enumeration of select probiotics strains “will be of great importance to achieve high quality and efficacious probiotic products”, researchers from Canada report.
Calcium enriched in a Lactobacillus-based postbiotic system is associated with higher levels of bioavailability as compared to calcium citrate, while a calcium-enriched yeast-based postbiotic does not influence calcium absorption, according to a new study...
Known as pink gold for its iron-rich rosy hue, high price point and supply scarcity, the bioactive milk protein lactoferrin has been mostly limited to infant formula and dietary supplements in small doses – but that could soon change thanks to advances...
The leader of the Welsh government funded Future Foods programme at Aberystwyth University, discussed his mission to collaborate with brands to optimise food functionality, during the Positive Nutrition Summit last week (March 30th)
Supplementing with the lactic acid bacterium Lactococcus lactis strain Plasma (LC-Plasma) can “alleviate fatigue accumulation caused by a continuous high training load,” a new randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study finds.
A recent randomised control trial in overweight adults reports that fasting cellular respiration rates were significantly greater following berry juice administration compared to the whole berry, despite greater phenolic concentrations, suggesting an...
A new bidirectional randomised study establishes a causal relationship between lower levels of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), utilising a large-scale genetic database.
Researchers have called for further studies after their RCT concluded a high-prebiotic diet could improve mood, anxiety, stress, and sleep, while synbiotic or probiotic supplements did not have a beneficial effect.
Sami-Sabinsa Group – parent company to nutraceutical health supplement and herbal extract supplier Sabinsa – inaugurated a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the city of Hassan in southern India.
A cognitive health innovation panel hosted at the Positive Nutrition summit last week (March 30th), discussed key consumer demands in a crowded market, legislation challenges, and the future potential for the space.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has warned the UK Government that blanket online and TV advertising restrictions for products high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) aiming to address childhood obesity may inadvertently harm the sports...
A new study conducted by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) has investigated the effects of its all-natural ingredient MGCPQQ on cognitive function in adults, concluding that it provided “unexpected and significant” benefits in the younger cohort of participants.
At Natural Products Expo West this year, walking down an aisle without seeing a callout for prebiotics or probiotics was nearly impossible as more players race to meet consumer demand for each, which research from Coefficient Capital shows is climbing...
Working within the health and nutrition industry, most of us are used to being inundated with offers of market reports, often touting exciting category growth potential with high price tags associated to full reports.
A new study confirming that the diet of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients often lacks vitamin D and vitamin K, concludes: “While vitamin D supplementation is the rule, vitamin K shortages need proactive nutritional intervention.”