All news articles for May 2024

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Roquette champions flexibility with new pea starch softgel

By Stephen Daniells

French ingredient supplier Roquette unveiled a new Lycagel Flex hydroxypropyl pea starch premix for nutraceutical softgel capsules at the recent Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, offering formulators a vegan, gelatin alternative.

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Vitafoods: Sleep takes center stage

By Nikki Hancocks

Mind health, specifically sleep, was a buzz word across the Vitafoods show last week, with market analysts discussing its popularity and suppliers delivering their solutions.

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

By Claudia Adrien

Mice that have higher levels of endogenous omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) in their tissues may hold the key to understanding diet’s role in influencing leukocyte telomere length (LTL), a biomarker of aging, new research suggests.

Horphag study expands Pycnogenol use for spider veins post-surgery

Horphag study expands Pycnogenol use for spider veins post surgery

By Claudia Adrien

Antioxidant-rich Pycnogenol may limit the side effects following surgery to manage the appearance of spider veins, according to new research that builds on dozens of studies that examined the potential benefits of the supplement ingredient for vein health....

NutraIngredients Awards 2024 Winners announced!

NutraIngredients Awards 2024 Winners announced!

By Nikki Hancocks

NutraIngredients celebrated one decade of annual industry awards last night (May 15) with the winners of this year's competition announced at a VIP Party in Geneva.

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How do consumers perceive ‘gut health’ products?

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Products targeting ‘gut health’ have a range of benefits, yet these are not always clear in marketing. How do consumers understand gut health, and is this understanding congruent with reality?

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