Gut/digestive health

Many people consume less than the recommended daily intake of dietary fibre. A healthy diet includes a variety of types of fibres. ©Nizo

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Dietary fibre and gut fermentation

By Will Chu

Dietary fibre plays a key role in human health; fibre-rich foods and prebiotics can help promote gut health and benefit the gut microbiota, for instance.

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Supplements help improve outcomes for kidney patients: Study

By Hank Schultz

A study out of British Columbia has found that oral nutritional supplements that boost the intake of protein and other nutrients can benefit subjects suffering from kidney failure and improve outcomes when they begin dialysis.

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Standout ingredients shaping the immune category

By Danielle Masterson

Shaklee's director of Product Innovation and Scientific Affairs opened up about formulating immune support supplements and what consumers need to know about immune-boosting ingredients.

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Study: Understanding gut sensory mechanisms can help curb food cravings

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Gut sensors can differentiate between sugars and sweeteners and condition food choices in the same way as other sensory stimuli, according to research published in Nature Neuroscience. By better understanding these gut mechanisms the study authors believe...

Probiota rescheduled for 28-30 March 2022

NEW DATES! 28-30 March 2022

Probiota rescheduled for 28-30 March 2022

By Will Chu

NutraIngredients’ microbiome-focused event Probiota, has been rescheduled to 28-30 March 2022 in response to current travel restrictions across Europe.

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Guest article

The Martian: Cultivating seeds of hope on Earth

By George Paraskevakos, IPA Executive Director

I recently came across, what was dubbed a space movie and recalled one of the reviews which stood out the most; “The Martian is a film about human error, the will to survive, and the responsibility that we have as human beings, not just to the work that...

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Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Industrial engineer turns his AI talent to personalised nutrition

By Nikki Hancocks

An industrial engineer turned serial entrepreneur with an aptitude for AI has created what he hopes will be the most effective microbiome-based personalised nutrition service after only discovering what the microbiome was three years ago.

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Scientists develop targeted fibre approach to gut health

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Researchers at the Whistler Centre for Carbohydrate Research, US, have discovered a way to select prebiotic fibres that promote bacteria propagation for improved gut health and are effective in any microbial environment.

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Big opportunities in merging nutra and pharma

By Nikki Hancocks

Consumer trends, technological advancements and business strategies are causing the pharma and nutra markets to merge and this opens opportunities for the players in both industries to cater to consumers looking for the ultimate wellness solutions.

NutraIngredients-USA's upcoming webinar will explore the potential to modulate the microbiome to improve sleep

Microbiome modulation to improve sleep: What does the science say?

By Stephen Daniells

Consumers are increasingly aware of the detrimental effects of not getting enough sleep, and emerging links between the gut microbiota and sleep could create opportunities for prebiotics and probiotics in the booming natural sleep aid category.

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