Gut/digestive health

Kerry's naturally sourced soluble dietary fibre ingredient is designed to boost the fibre content of white bread products. Pic: GettyImages/mstwin

Kerry targets global popularity of white bread to close the fibre gap

By Gill Hyslop

Kerry Taste & Nutrition has developed a naturally sourced soluble dietary fibre ingredient – designed for use in the manufacture of white bread products – that ticks a number of boxes, including the nutritional and functional advantages of gum acacia,...

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Researchers turn autism microbiome theory on its head

By Nikki Hancocks

There has been much speculation that the gut microbiome may play a causal role in autism spectrum disorder but new research turns this theory on its head - with researchers arguing the difference in microbial population is due to picky eating in autistic...

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Lactobacillus plantarum improves half marathon recovery

By Nikki Hancocks

Lactobacillus plantarum PS128 supplementation was associated with an improvement in muscle damage, renal damage, and oxidative stress caused by a half marathon, in a study involving eight recreational runners.

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NZMP partners with Sun Genomics on personalized probiotics

By Jim Cornall

NZMP, the ingredient-solutions brand of global dairy company Fonterra, and Sun Genomics, one of the world’s first, made-to-order probiotic companies, have established a partnership to undertake consumer studies to better understand the various health...

Study details how gut microbiome communicates with immune system

Study details how gut microbiome communicates with immune system

By Will Chu

Bath University researchers have put forward an intriguing theory as to how the gut microbiome communicates with the immune system in work that further defines their roles in the onset of Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease.

Your moment in the spotlight at the NutraIngredients Awards 2022!

NUTRAINGREDIENTS AWARDS WEDNESDAY 4 MAY 2022

Your moment in the spotlight at the NutraIngredients Awards 2022!

By Will Chu

The NutraIngredients Awards returns for 2022, where once again the very best of the nutrition industry is celebrated, recognised, and revered in an online awards ceremony that you can be a part of.

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Fermented soymilk-honey improves bone marker in menopause

By Nikki Hancocks

A new study has found that soymilk-honey fermented with a strain of Lactobacillus plantarum significantly reduces a blood biomarker of osteoporosis in menopausal women, thanks to its synbiotic impact.

NutraCast: “biological age” vs. chronological age

NutraCast: “biological age” vs. chronological age

By Danielle Masterson

We all know our age. But how old does our body think it is? One test looks at “biological age” vs. chronological age and Terrain Health is just one of a dozen approved companies in the nation offering a biomarker-based evaluation called Agebio, a test...

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