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Review spotlights gaps in pain relief research for children

By Olivia Brown

A new literature review has underlined the nutraceuticals with potential to provide natural pain relief for abdominal conditions in children, stressing the need for further research into potential products of interest.

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Study suggests Levagen+ holds cognitive health benefits

By Nikki Hancocks

New research has concluded Levagen+ palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) could provide an innovative intervention for cognitive health enhancement in students, opening a door to the gaming market for Gencor Pacific Ltd.

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

By Asia Sherman

A new study published in the journal Stroke shows that people with the highest omega-3 levels have a lower risk of stroke. It also dispels correlations between omega-3s and increased risk of brain hemorrhaging.

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Industry gears up to celebrate Global Omega-3 Day

By Nikki Hancocks

The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) is inviting members of the industry to celebrate this year's Global Omega-3 Day on March 3 to continue the impressive uptick in awareness created this time last year.

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

By Danielle Masterson

From limited supply to the need for more consumer education, the fish oil industry is facing a number of challenges. However, there are still a lot of opportunities in and outside of the sea. This episode examines the state of the fish oil market and...

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Are preservatives killing good gut bacteria?

By Donna Eastlake

Research from the University of Chicago has found that one of the most widely used food preservatives, nisin, has a damaging effect on the good bacteria in our gut

High-protein is projected to be the fastest growing segment within dairy yogurt this year, with a growth rate of 17.2%, according to Circana. Image: Getty/YelenaYemchuk

High-protein dairy is booming, but how 'healthy' is it?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Danone has become the latest manufacturer to release a range of high-protein dairy products in the UK. But can high-protein yogurts - that typically contain thickeners, starches and sweeteners - really be considered ‘healthy’?

NutraIngredients Awards - Deadline extended!

NutraIngredients Awards - Deadline extended!

By Nikki Hancocks

NutraIngredients has extended the deadline for its 10 year anniversary awards, giving entrants until Monday Feb 19, to be in with a chance of winning a prestigious industry award.

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Chinese appetite for fish oils growing: How to tap into the market

By Nikki Hancocks

Chinese consumers have a huge and growing appetite for supplements and functional foods, leading many manufacturers to consider international expansion, but strict and confusing routes to market can make this an all too costly endeavour.

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3 start-ups boosting food quality in Europe

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Food quality technology plays a vital role both in ensuring that food is safe to eat, therefore reducing food waste, and providing insights around its health and composition. Three European start-ups tell FoodNavigator how technology can help them understand...

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Could eating beans aid cancer prevention?

By Donna Eastlake

Research suggests consuming nutrient and fibre-rich foods, such as beans, which support the health of good bacteria in the gut, could help in the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer

H&B: Overcoming trust barriers in menopause supplements

H&B: Overcoming trust barriers in menopause supplements

By Olivia Haslam

Retail giant Holland & Barrett says that lack of consumer trust is a key barrier in the women's health category and that continuous campaigning is needed to improve awareness and education about this ‘underserved community’.

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How to harness data to optimise global ecommerce

By Nikki Hancocks

Data insights are essential when choosing the right online markets for your brand and optimising profits, tech experts from the e-commerce accelerator Pattern revealed at the GOED Exchange last week.

Rockstar Energy hops on functional mushroom trend with Focus launch

Rockstar Energy hops on functional mushroom trend with Focus launch

By Ryan Daily

PespiCo’s flagship energy drink – Rockstar Energy – is out with a new functional mushroom-infused beverage line called Focus, designed to provide an energy and mental boost, Danielle Barbaro, VP of PepsiCo North America Beverages R&D, told FoodNavigator-USA.

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