A new paper, published in 'Nutrition Bulletin', is calling for a review of health claim regulation to enable dietitians and nutritionists who work for industry to be allowed to use authorised health claims in their work.
With a strong backing of nine published studies highlighting the efficacy of Monteloeder’s entry for the NutraIngredients awards 'weight management ingredient of the year' category, the team reflects on the importance of the win for exposure...
The winner has been announced for NutraIngredients ‘Sustainability Initiative of the Year’ award, and marketing and communications manager for Marinova, Amanda Mackinnon, explains why the company’s ‘Maritech Organic Fucoidan’ is an ingredient range worth...
Over 85% of melatonin gummy products tested in a new analysis found that the supplements did not contain the levels of melatonin listed on the label, according to researchers at the University of Mississippi and the Cambridge Health Alliance. Industry...
Gut health industry experts suggest the industry is “missing a trick” during a webinar hosted by Food Ingredients (FI) Global, as they point out purchase decisions are based on emotion, not scientific research.
Following an increasing popularity and a heightened influx of brands promoting the CBD and coffee pairing, touting an ability to reduce side effects associated with caffeine, a regulatory expert has warned the research backing the benefits is inconclusive.
Norwegian marine oils producer, Grontvedt biotech, has made a significant new hire of Stig Jansson, former R&D manager at Nordic Naturals, for their chief innovation officer following plans to scale up their production.
TopGum, a global leader in the gummy nutritional supplements space, has signed an agreement to purchase pharmaceutical R&D specialist PharmItBe in a move to advance the company’s development efforts for their nutraceutical range.
Taking protein supplementation with resistance exercise training has shown to shorten the time needed to acquire normal speed walking speed in elderly suffering from knee osteoarthritis and sarcopenia, according to findings from a 12-week study.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is today launching a new formulation which combines the benefits of whey protein, prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides (Biotis GOS) and probiotic cultures to support athletic performance and holistic health.
Three weeks of supplementation with chlorella may improve relative power during repeated cycling sprints, and lower average lactate and heart rate during endurance tests, says a new study from England.
Yakult's science manager presented at the Nutrition Society's online conference "Bridging the gap from Science to Industry" this week, discussing the challenges in communicating science, the benefits in collaboration, and the unfair...
Female sexual dysfunction affects 41% of reproductive age women worldwide, making it a highly prevalent condition. As current options are lacking, it’s creating an increased demand for supplements to support sexual health and function.
A new paper explores the topic of proprietary blends in dietary supplements, with one of the authors noting that industry needs to take a position on an issue that pits transparency on one side against intellectual property protection on the other.
Royal DSM has entered into exclusive negotiations with manufacturing organisation Adare Pharma Solutions, to acquire Adare Biome, a pioneer in the space of postbiotic production, for an enterprise value of €275 million.
A new RCT involving infants born by cesarean section concludes Lactobacillus paracasei N1115 may help boost the Lactobacillus population in the gut, maintain faecal pH, improve gut immunity and reduce cortisol levels, especially in very young infants.
By René Floris, NIZO Food Research Division Manager
With consumers increasingly aware of the health consequences of their diet and businesses facing an increasingly challenging economic environment, is there a way to repurpose leftover microbes to help both groups?
Menopause, painful sex, urinary tract infections, menstrual cramps, infertility, bloating, vaginal PH, hormonal imbalance, brittle bones – all health issues filling supplement lines increasingly focused on the female consumer and her specific needs. But...
A new trial concludes that bovine colostrum (COL) can reduce risk of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) in non-athletic adults at heightened risk of infection, adding to a body of research previously concentrating on athletes.
The recent review spotlights the efficacy of Akkermansia muciniphila in reducing the risk and progression of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes (T2D), suggesting its strong potential for use for targeted dietary interventions within probiotics.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis of available randomised controlled trials (RCTs) identifies a significant relationship between a lower risk of all-cause mortality (ACM) and vitamin D supplementation in higher quality studies, with no such association...
Dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids may help reducing excessive aggression in children and youth, says a new meta-analysis of 22 studies, including 16 were randomized controlled trials.
The ILSI Europe Packaging Materials Task Force has released this week a new guidance document on the existing approaches for analysing Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS) from different food contact materials (FCMs).
Ashley Heeley, director and founder of the health and wellness supplements company Hippie Herbal Turtle Co, explains the brand's uniquely wide consumer range due to a heightened demand for convenient natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals.
A narrative review investigating the benefits and risks of high-dose folic acid for women with pre-existing diabetes in periconception concludes doses of 4mg folate a day or 5mg every second day are warranted, taking individualised needs into consideration.
ChatGPT has many of us intrigued and nervous in equal measure but James Collier, co-founder of Huel, asks if this tool is any more scary than the current situation with “nonsense nutrition content” touted across social media by pseudoscientists.
The recent agreement between the companies will permit the use of Pharmabiome’s patented microbiome NicheMap technology, enabling for the production of precision prebiotic fibres targeted to ensure optimal interaction with the microbiome.