Alternative proteins are a fast-growing market within the sports and active nutrition sector. With rising consumer demand for meat alternatives, we see more and more sports foods businesses investing in plant-based products and food-technology alternatives...
A new study concludes that personalised supplementation of vitamin D is more effective than a one-size-fits-all approach in restoring adequate levels in athletes and further confirms the formula that is effective in calculating personalised doses.
Liposomes are delivery vehicles for transporting substances into the body, and they are Sebastian Balcombe’s forte. Balcombe, founder and CEO of biotechnology company Specnova, spoke with NutraIngredients-USA at this year’s SupplySide West about the advances...
Whether it's investigating the power of plants in the Peruvian rainforest, exploring Ayurvedic rituals in India, or roaming the curious streets of Las Vegas, Chris Kilham has seen a thing or two in the 45-plus countries he's conducted research...
The Norwegian marine ingredients producer Grøntvedt biotech has achieved the 'Friend Of The Sea’ certification from the World Sustainability Organisation, which recognises the company’s significant sustainability efforts within its production and...
After decades of navigating the complexities of regulatory compliance, Emma Hunt and Kathryn Szymonowicz took their knowledge and used it to launch Rubicon Bridge, a software that helps other businesses to overcome regulatory challenges and achieve international...
Experts have noted the importance of fibre, polyphenols, and probiotics to support gut health during the menopause, and discussed the growing evidence for vitamin D, omega-3, soy isoflavones, and magnesium supplementation to alleviate associated symptoms.
New research links low folic acid levels to difficulty sleeping, suggesting supplementation may be beneficial to the prevention of insomnia, potentially via a direct impact on the body's circadian rhythm.
Reducing omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake and supplementing with omega-3 may improve neurocognition, a new study focusing on individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) has concluded.
Biotech company Microphyt grows 15 different microalgae strains at industrial scale in a controlled loop photobioreactor in the south of France to tackle global health challenges like cognitive decline and metabolic disorders.
Overweight or obese women who received zinc supplementation for three months saw cognitive improvement, though they did not experience significant changes in body weight, according to research published in Nutrients.
Life sciences firm AB Biotek Human Nutrition & Health has partnered with Tetra Pak, a world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, to create a range of postbiotic-boosted food and drink solutions.
Prenatal nutrition supplement should look beyond the importance of folic acid, as insufficiency in other micronutrients such as vitamin B12, is linked with a higher risk of gestational diabetes, a clinical researcher pointed at the Growth Asia Summit.
Mounting evidence shows that Pentadecanoic acid, or C15:0, an essential fatty acid, is as beneficial as anti-aging drug rapamycin, including sharing anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antifibrotic and antimicrobial activities, according to research published...
The UK education and research charity Food for the Brain Foundation has launched omega-3 blood tests and has hosted an educational seminar with the aim to raise awareness of nutritionally linked neurological health issues.
There has been a rising consumer demand for functional drinks promoting relaxation and wellbeing over boosting energy following the COVID-19 pandemic, but an expert says a ‘hero ingredient’ and ‘hero brand’ are needed to propel the category into the spotlight.
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.
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.
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.
Baby making, egg freezing, pregnancy trimesters, recovery after birth or reproductive loss, follicular and luteal menstrual phases—all different stages of a woman’s hormonal lifecycle that Perelel Health says require clean, targeted nutrition.
Raising capital for a health and wellness startup can feel like a minefield but there are some key qualities that will prick the ears of investors and huge benefits that come from finding the right type of investment for your business.
While supplements for cognitive support are commonly designed for the middle-aged and older adults, Japan is seeing companies selling such products in the form of functional foods for the general population.
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).
Nestlé has launched a new proprietary blend for infant nutrition combining a probiotic strain with varying levels of six human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) to support the developing infant through its life stages.