Swiss researchers at the University of Basel assert that high-dose probiotics can reduce the symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD) and suggest supplementation as a possible “non-stigmatising” add-on therapy.
Childhood stunting costs low-to-middle income countries (LMICs) up to 1.2% of their annual gross domestic product (GDP), and could be cheaply remedied via nutritional shifts, according to research published in Lancet e-Clinical Medicine.
Three trade organizations joined forces in opposing the FDA Safety and Landmark Advancement Act of 2022 (FDASLA), a fee authorization bill that includes provisions aimed at tightening dietary supplement regulations.
Probiotic formulators are increasingly turning to prebiotics like dietary fibres, polyphenols, fructo-oligosaccharides and lactulose, with 51% of probiotic supplements tracked by Lumina Intelligence containing a prebiotic of some kind.
The South Korean government has imposed tougher criteria on ready-to-eat (RTE) and ready-to-cook (RTC) instant products that want to make healthier nutritional claims on pack, in an expansion of rules first placed on instant noodles earlier this year.
America’s nicotinamide riboside (NR) maker Chromadex is eyeing omnichannel retail in China and is confident of achieving the ‘blue-hat’ health foods registration status – required for normal trade of health foods in China – in the next 24 months or less....
Weight-loss testimonials "are not adequate substantiation" to prove diets work and specific food references require authorised health claims, the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has said in a guidance statement.
The consumption of fortified infant cereals could help reduce the burden of iron-deficiency anaemia on Indonesian infants and young children, and have longer-term economic, health and social benefits, according to a study funded by Nestlé Infant Nutrition...
A Singapore firm that counts a leading longevity academic among its ranks has outlined ambitious growth plans for its Rejuvant LifeTabs, a calcium-based Alpha-Ketoglutarate (AKG) formulation that claims to slow down the ageing process.
A combination of amino acids, B vitamins, and other bioactives may improve muscle and physical performance measures for people with persistent fatigue post-COVID infection, says a new study from Italy.
An Australian living in London has overcome an extraordinary set of challenges including Brexit, the pandemic and more recently a sharp rise in prices as a result of the war in Ukraine to keep his vitamin enhanced juice business thriving.
Fermented foods took centre stage at this year’s Probiota in Copenhagen when a group of expert panellists discussed how they are expected to be major contributors to any potential recommendations for dietary microbes.
A new study has found that higher levels of DHA can lower the overall risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, which the authors say could potentially help save billions of dollars in health care costs.
EFSA’s decision this week to stop the clock on 150 CBD (cannabidiol) Novel Food applications and publish a litany of ‘data gaps’ does not threaten thousands of on-market CBD products in the UK, its Food Standards Agency (FSA) has told NutraIngredients.
This round-up of new scientific findings will look at how low NAD+ level is associated with anaemia in women, Mitsubishi Life Sciences’ NMN clinical study findings, and the benefits of vitamin E for exercise recovery and PCOS.
Nature Made, Vous Vitamins, Care/Of, Persona and Vitally are just a handful of the growing number of brands offering personalized vitamin packs. And after nearly half a century in the vitamins and supplements business, Puritan's Pride has hopped...
Consuming the paraprobiotic Lactobacillus gasseri CP2305 improves mild psychological symptoms and common vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes unique to menopausal women, according to a Japanese study.
Melanie Bush says she had a bone to pick with cancer. So when she had an opportunity to utilize a social impact initiative through the Miss America scholarship Organization, she decided to use her platform to focus on cancer prevention and awareness.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a wide-ranging opinion calling for more safety data for CBD products that could challenge the Novel Foods status of many offerings in the nascent category across the bloc and beyond.
DSM and Firmenich’s mooted 2023 ‘Merger of Equals’ will create a nutrition, food ingredients and fragrances behemoth with 277 years of collective business experience and a combined annual revenue pushing towards €12 billion (£10.2bn).