All news articles for October 2023

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Aker BioMarine acquires IP & equipment from Acasti Pharma Inc.

By Stephen Daniells

Aker BioMarine ASA is consolidating intellectual property (IP) in the krill space, with the announcement that it has acquired krill-related patents, pre-clinical and clinical data, and processing equipment from Acasti Pharma Inc.

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Supplementation assists mountain climbers at high altitudes

By Claudia Adrien

A range of dietary and supplement interventions—from caffeine to leucine to omega-3s—may help male mountain climbers improve exercise capacity, recovery and concentration as well as reduce loss of lean body mass, according to research published in Nutrients.

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October 2023: New product launchpad

By Nikki Hancocks

New product launches this month have included a brain health boosting superfoods blend, menopause-focused vitamin gummies, a nutricosmetic with full spectrum hyalauronic acid and collagen, and sustainable, natural flavour ingredients.

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Study: URTI symptoms reduced with PEA Levagen+

By Olivia Haslam

An industry funded study concludes the branded palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) ingredient ‘Levagen+’ is safe and effective in reducing the incidence and symptoms associated with upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs).

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Probiotic shows promise for reducing frequency of common cold symptoms

By Olivia Haslam

Susceptibility to common cold symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, and sore throat, could be reduced by supplementing with probiotic LAB strain Lactobacillus paragasseri SBT2055 (LG2055), particularly in people with weakened immunity, a new study has...

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Prebiotics consumption reduces risk of allergic rhinitis

By Claudia Adrien

Prebiotics may reduce the risk of allergic rhinitis (AR) by 66%, compared to no prebiotic consumption, says a new study based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

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Chlorella minimizes constipation in pregnancy: Study

By Claudia Adrien

Chlorella supplementation in pregnant patients with low-grade inflammation can decrease the prevalence of constipation and the need to take laxatives, according to a small study which appeared in Food Science & Nutrition.

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Holland & Barrett reinstates withdrawn CBD products

By Nikki Hancocks

Holland & Barrett has reinstated 31 CBD products that were temporarily removed from sale in response to the UK FSA's new consumer guidance which reduced daily recommended intakes for CBD down from 70mg to 10mg.

Zooming in on the current regulatory challenges for active nutrition

Zooming in on the current regulatory challenges for active nutrition

By Olivia Haslam

Educating policymakers on the purpose of sports and active nutrition to achieve positive legislative change is the main challenge for the industry, the vice-chair of ESSNA, the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance, told the audience of NutraIngredients’...

Myota: Meeting the market gap for targeted prebiotics

Myota: Meeting the market gap for targeted prebiotics

By Olivia Brown

The health-tech startup Myota is meeting the prevalent gap for prebiotic powders within a probiotic-dominated microbiome health market, with its clinically backed blend of fibres accounting for the variability of individual microbiome compositions.

Menopause: An opportunity for businesses and societal change

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Menopause: An opportunity for businesses and societal change

By Olivia Haslam

Menopausal women are an overlooked demographic in the health and wellness industry, but one that could offer untapped opportunity for businesses, says co-founder of the menopause brand partnership company, Gen M.

World Menopause Day: NPD Launchpad 2023

World Menopause Day: NPD Launchpad 2023

By Olivia Brown

On World Menopause Day, this NPD launchpad special provides an overview of the array of innovations that have entered the market this year to support the many symptoms that menopausal women struggle with.

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