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Podcast: Ensuring the continued success of the postbiotic market

By Olivia Brown

Aubrey Levitt, CEO and co-founder of Postbiotics Plus Research, speaks to NutraIngredients about the current market growth of postbiotics, but underlines the key areas that should be addressed by the industry to ensure the continued success of the category....

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RCT: Blueberries may alleviate symptoms of gastrointestinal disorder

By Olivia Brown

A new randomised controlled trial reports that, in subjects suffering from functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs), abdominal symptom relief was significantly greater following consumption of freeze-dried blueberries when compared to a control group....

Vitafoods 2023 Highlight: Holistic Health

Vitafoods 2023 Highlight: Holistic Health

By Olivia Haslam

Holistic health solutions can provide a comprehensive and integrated approach to wellness aligning with consumer preferences for natural solutions and preventive health strategies, evidenced by innovations showcased at Vitafoods.

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CBD coffee: fad or the future?

By Olivia Brown

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.

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Iprona showcases immune-supporting power of ElderCraft

By Nikki Hancocks

Iprona, a food ingredients supplier and international fruit processing company, is set to showcase its CraftIngredients range of botanical extracts from European black elderberry, tart cherries, blackcurrants and aronia.

Future foods programme: collaborating for functional food success

Insights from Positive Nutrition Summit

Future foods programme: collaborating for functional food success

By Olivia Brown

The leader of the Welsh government funded Future Foods programme at Aberystwyth University, discussed his mission to collaborate with brands to optimise food functionality, during the Positive Nutrition Summit last week (March 30th)

AstraGin improves gut health function in small cohort study

AstraGin improves gut health function in small cohort study

By Asia Sherman

Supplementation with AstraGin – a standardized botanical extract of Astragalus membranaceus and Panax notoginseng (APS) – reduced inflammation and regulated gut microflora in adults with ulcerative colitis, according to a recent study.

Osavi’s omega-3 oils for achieving an optimum index

Osavi’s omega-3 oils for achieving an optimum index

By Olivia Brown

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.”

Potential for CBD to treat traumatic brain injuries, review concludes

Potential for CBD to treat traumatic brain injuries, review concludes

By Olivia Brown

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...

5 take-aways we learned during our Business Leaders Forum

5 take-aways we learned during our Business Leaders Forum

By Stephen Daniells

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...