The UK-based health, nutrition and supplements company has released the ‘Norwegian cod liver oil’ and ‘Osavi daily omega’ products following the finding that “98% of adults fall below the optimum omega-3 index.”
Short-term astaxanthin supplementation provided immune support for runners during rigorous exercise and uniquely countered decreases in plasma immunoglobulin levels, according to a recent study. It did not, however, offset exercise-induced muscle soreness,...
A new study notes that an eight-strain probiotic was able to significantly reduce oxidative stress and markers of inflammation within mice exposed to chronic sleep restriction (CSR), compared to the controls.
The randomised control trial notes that frequency of defecation and watery stools reduced following supplementation with B. infantis M-63 in infants up until three months of age, compared to the placebo group.
The beauty-from-within market has experienced a significant evolution over the last decade, driven by a growing consumer base and demand for 'clean' and personalised products that promote overall health and wellness.
A new randomised controlled trial notes a significant reduction in markers of inflammation in children taking medication for ADHD, whilst SCFA levels were shown to increase, following administration with a synbiotic composed of lactic acid bacteria and...
A recent study observes that synthesising selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) using Anoectochilus burmannicus extract (ABE) significantly improved stability in terms of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, following freeze-drying and long-term storage.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature observes that significantly lower levels of circulating vitamin D were found in those suffering from post-stroke depression (PSD), when compared to those who were not.
A recently published study investigating the antioxidant profiles of 12 fruit peels identified potent quantities, suggesting strong potential for their usage within nutraceuticals and food products to tackle a vast source of waste whilst offering food...
Cannabidiol (CBD) shows strong potential for its inclusion in clinical treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), with mechanisms of action including the mediation of the cellular and biochemical changes associated with the injuries, a recent literature...
Pet ownership soared during the pandemic and pet parents became attuned to the health of their canine and feline companions. Pet supplements will soon be a billion dollar category in the US, but there remains at least one exciting white space…
Adam Baker, director of science at Chr. Hansen, discussed recent in-house clinical trials observing an amplified response following administration of probiotics with HMOs, compared with pre- or probiotics given alone, at Probiota last week.
From 2022 sales numbers to consumer enthusiasm remaining high, and from progress with equality and diversity in the industry to the growth in awareness around the importance of the microbiome for health, there were lots of talking points from our 3rd...
A recent study modelling inflammation in both human and rodent macrophage cells in-vitro observed that extract of Garcinia dulcis, aka yellow mangosteen, was able to reduce secretion of pro-inflammatory factors.
Outpatients who were administered curcumin (CUR) and quercetin (QUE) after testing positive for early-stage SARS-CoV-2 were found to clear the virus at a significantly faster rate, compared to those receiving standard of care (SOC) alone.
Supplementation with vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids may not reduce the risk of pre-frailty on their own but have a synergistic effect when combined with home exercise, according to a recent study published in The Journal of Frailty & Aging.
Daily supplementation with the bacterium A. muciniphila prevented negative consequences of consumption of dietary emulsifiers in a recent study of mice, with researchers postulating this was due to a direct 'shifting' of microbiota composition.
Solabia looks set to grow their current active ingredient range after obtaining a majority stake in BioActor, a leading innovator in extracted polyphenol production from fruits and plants with clinically proven health benefits.
Almonds, the edible seeds of Prunus dulcis, are associated with a number of health benefits as they are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. Now researchers are singing the praises of the polyphenols found in its skin.
The 2023 NutraIngredients Awards are back with new categories but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in food supplements and functional food & beverage.
More accessible diagnostics and tools that integrate data from the various body clocks are two key challenges that experts seeking to optimise health span, as well as life span, need to overcome, says a China-based pioneer in the field.
Relying on a varied diet to provide all the nutrients your body needs is simply not realistic in today's society and the industry needs data to prove this, industry advocates agreed during the Food Supplements Europe event last Friday (Nov 18).
The NutraIngredients Awards are back for 2023 with new categories but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.
With a couple of ingredients already on the market for muscle and cellular aging, Nuritas’ next wave of artificial intelligence driven ingredient discoveries will target some big consumer health needs, including glucose management and very specialized...
From the phage opportunity to microbiome modulation for athletic performance, the science around HMOs, synbiotic mechanisms of action, and the gut-brain axis, the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota is not to be missed.