All news articles for March 2024

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Thorne: Gut bacteria variability impacts drug efficacy

By Olivia Haslam

Pharma should be thinking more about the microbiome, as growing evidence reveals its significant impact on drug efficacy, a personalized nutrition expert revealed during NutraIngredients’ 2024 Probiota event.

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Influencer marketing: Putting ethics before clicks

By Nikki Hancocks

The "next big thing" in social media marketing will be campaigns which build consumer trust by moving from the digital world to IRL (in real life) events, according to influencer marketing strategist Frida Waywell.

NutraIngredients Awards 2024 finalists announced!

NutraIngredients Awards 2024 finalists announced!

By Nikki Hancocks

The results are in! After weeks of scrutiny under the expert eyes of our industry savvy judging panel, we are proud to announce the finalists in the running to win a prestigious NI Award in 2024.

Microphyt builds science for Brainphyt microalgae extract

Microphyt builds science for Brainphyt microalgae extract

By Asia Sherman

Biotech company Microphyt, which cultivates microalgae in industrial photobioreactors in the South of France, published the latest in a series of studies exploring the potential of its Brainphyt-branded brain health ingredient.

Live microbes may limit frailty in older adults

Live microbes may limit frailty in older adults

By Claudia Adrien

Older adults who consumed higher levels of live microbes had a significantly lower risk of frailty, according to research published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging.

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Innobio launches vegan vitamin D3 from pine oil

By Olivia Brown

Chinese raw material manufacturer Innobio has introduced a new vegan vitamin D3 ingredient sourced from pine oil to meet the heightened demand for sustainable and effective plant-based supplement alternatives.

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Lutein and zeaxanthin during pregnancy may benefit child development

By Olivia DeSmit

Maternal consumption of lutein and zeaxanthin carotenoids may improve offspring language and cognitive development in early childhood, according to a study led by City University of New York and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University researchers.

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Consuming live microbes could benefit cardiovascular health: study

By Olivia DeSmit

Regular consumption of foods containing moderate and high levels of live microbes is correlated with a reduction in cardiovascular health risk, according to a team of researchers from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Jinan, China.

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