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.
Daily supplementation with phytosterols is more effective at reducing cholesterol in individuals adhering to the Mediterranean diet, according to new research, emphasising the importance of inter-individual responses to supplementation.
A combination of caffeine, theacrine and methylliberine improved speed, accuracy, and cognitive abilities in video gamers. The study, published in Cureus, compared this combination to placebo and caffeine alone.
New research suggests the intake of the prebiotic dietary fibre oligofructose, alone or in combination with the the HMO 2’fucosyllactose, leads to substantial improvements in mood via microbiome modulation.
Susceptibility to common cold symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, and sore throat, could be reduced by supplementing with probiotic LAB strain Lactobacillus paragasseri SBT2055 (LG2055), particularly in people with weakened immunity, a new study has...
Each plant source of insoluble fiber contains unique bioactives – from anthocyanins and catechins to lutein, quercetin, and resveratrol – and offer potential health benefits beyond those of the fiber itself, says a new review from scientists at the University...
A seven-ingredient supplement resulted in significant weight and fat mass losses for overweight and/or obese participants. The clinical trial also found improvements in molecular markers of liver health and metabolism.
Prebiotics may reduce the risk of allergic rhinitis (AR) by 66%, compared to no prebiotic consumption, says a new study based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
The UK Government has accepted a recommended legal THC limit for CBD products in an ‘historic’ move that aims to bring some legal clarity to the industry, but an expert warns there are muddy waters yet to be cleared.
Following significant growth of the active nutrition and women’s health categories, the leading health and wellness retailer Holland & Barrett have transformed their product portfolio to align with evolving consumer demands whilst prioritising scientific...
Chlorella supplementation in pregnant patients with low-grade inflammation can decrease the prevalence of constipation and the need to take laxatives, according to a small study which appeared in Food Science & Nutrition.
Holland & Barrett has reinstated 31 CBD products that were temporarily removed from sale in response to the UK FSA's new consumer guidance which reduced daily recommended intakes for CBD down from 70mg to 10mg.
Educating policymakers on the purpose of sports and active nutrition to achieve positive legislative change is the main challenge for the industry, the vice-chair of ESSNA, the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance, told the audience of NutraIngredients’...
The health-tech startup Myota is meeting the prevalent gap for prebiotic powders within a probiotic-dominated microbiome health market, with its clinically backed blend of fibres accounting for the variability of individual microbiome compositions.
CBD industry stakeholders should not accept the UK Food Standards Agency’s recent downgrading of the CBD Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI), with recent studies advancing our understanding and potentially opening up opportunities to push for higher levels.
Nutrition products designed for healthy ageing in Asia-Pacific would need to address the most pressing concerns surrounding metabolic health, cognition, and mobility, said an expert panel staged during our recent Growth Asia Summit.