Colorcon Ventures, the US corporate venture fund which invests in entrepreneurs developing transformational nutraceutical industry solutions, has invested in the UK-based personalised nutrition startup 'Nourished'.
A meta-analysis of 41 studies has found that a high intake of the omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid (ALA) is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes, and specifically from diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Packaging is often the first interaction that consumers have with a product. It tells a story, illustrates brand identity and in some cases even offers a sensory experience. Designalytics researches how clients can turn a branding overhaul into revenue.
A systematic review published in the BMJ slams recent formula milk trials as biased, and calls for a “a substantial change” in the way clinical infant formula trials are administered and reported to protect consumers from misinformation.
NOW has released its latest round of testing of products sold on Amazon and found that the glutathione supplements it bought were of reasonable quality, though some failures in potency and purity were still observed.
The medical establishment puts too little credence in underlying nutritional deficiencies that can drive eating disorders, a prominent clinician maintains. Specifically, the role of zinc supplementation has been passed over in his view.
While perceptions of supplements can vary greatly between US and EU consumers, reasons for reduced usage are pretty similar across both populations and there are some basic areas the industry can focus on in order to gain big returns.
Female athletes have been ignored to a shocking degree when it comes to sports nutrition studies and it is time for new guidelines to assist researchers to fill this worrying gap, according to an expert in the field.
The fallout from the pandemic has pulled probiotics sharply into focus as firms attempt to navigate ever shifting health positioning and price points to satisfy a surge in gut and immune health interest.