Women's health

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What to expect at Vitafoods Europe 2024

By Olivia Haslam

A focus on healthy aging, women’s health, sustainability initiatives and tech innovation can all be expected at the upcoming Vitafoods Europe tradeshow.

New research has shown that probiotics supplementation could improve mood, sexual function among women on anti-depressants. © Getty Images

Probiotics may improve sexual function in women on anti-depressants

By Cheryl Marie Tay

Probiotic supplementation could have the potential to improve mood and sexual function in women diagnosed with depression and being treated with anti-depressant medication in the form of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), say researchers...

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Pioneering plant extracts in the running for NI Awards

By Olivia Haslam

The 2024 NutraIngredients award finalists in the Botanical Product of the Year category are utilizing all the plant kingdom has to offer, catering to areas of sleep, women’s health and weight management.

NutraCast: Metabolism tracking with Lumen

NutraCast: Metabolism tracking with Lumen

By Danielle Masterson

We track our steps, our sleep, our cycles and so much more—so why not track our metabolism? While research shows that a healthy metabolism is crucial for a healthier and longer life, it’s not always easy to track. Healthtech company Lumen is hoping to...

CON-CRĒT stands behind creatine HCL gummies

CON-CRĒT stands behind creatine HCL gummies

By Danielle Masterson

One year ago, Vireo Systems, the parent company of the CON-CRĒT creatine brand, marked an exciting new chapter by opening the first creatine manufacturing plant in the United States. NutraIngredients-USA caught up with the company's founder and president...

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International Women's Day: Trends in women’s health

By Olivia Haslam

PMS and menopause support, mental and emotional well-being, supporting active lifestyles, and creating tailored solutions are the key trends emerging in women’s health, according to industry experts.

NutraCast: Exploring the connection of ‘science to sales’

NutraCast: Exploring the connection of ‘science to sales’

By Danielle Masterson

The dietary supplement industry has come a long way. A significant number of new dietary supplement products have appeared in the marketplace since Congress passed the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994. At that time, there were...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Lynda Doyle, CEO of Avant Nutrition

NutraWomen Wednesday: Lynda Doyle, CEO of Avant Nutrition

By Danielle Masterson

As a recognized senior executive in the nutrition industry as well as founder and chief executive officer of Avant Nutrition, LLC, Lynda Doyle has nearly 35 years of experience in the dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages sectors.

Studies show gut microbiome influences ovarian aging

Studies show gut microbiome influences ovarian aging

By Claudia Adrien

Mounting evidence suggests a bidirectional relationship between the gut and ovarian aging, according to Chinese researchers who reviewed studies linking the gut microbiota to ovarian function.

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’.

Women's health category encompasses all macro trends

The women’s health category: A ‘co-creation’ of macro trends

By Olivia Haslam

It’s time to rethink innovation and shopper experience in women’s health as "there is not a single health benefit that doesn’t fit into the category", said Nick Morgan, founder of Nutrition Integrated, at the Biogredia by Barentz women’s health...