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NutraCast: Lief Labs adds new ingredient supply division

NutraCast: Lief Labs adds new ingredient supply division

By Danielle Masterson

Lief Labs recently announced the launch of its Lief Raws division, which aims to provide forward-thinking ingredients to the adapting nutraceuticals market. The Lief Raws products include in-house developed ingredients, as well as specialty ingredients...

NutraCast: How TikTok drives sales at the Vitamin Shoppe

NutraCast: How TikTok drives sales at the Vitamin Shoppe

By Danielle Masterson

Recent surges in supplement sales continue to prove the massive and growing influence of TikTok. Riding on the coat tails of many of these trends are health and wellness stores like The Vitamin Shoppe.

NutraCast: MycoTechnology on creating novel ingredients with mushrooms

NutraCast: MycoTechnology on creating novel ingredients with mushrooms

By Danielle Masterson

MycoTechnology has partnered with brands to deliver foods, beverages, and supplements by harnessing the metabolic engine of mushrooms to create novel ingredients. The Colorado-based functional ingredients platform leverages a proprietary mushroom fermentation...

NutraCast: Improving lifespan via ‘zombie cell’ elimination

NutraCast: Improving lifespan via ‘zombie cell’ elimination

By Danielle Masterson

Senescent cells accumulate with age and are associated with many disease states people experience later in life. Over time, these cells stop dividing but do not die off, which is hw they earned the nickname "zombie cells.” Researchers believe that...

NutraCast: Eat Beyond's Michael Aucoin on sober culture

NutraCast: Eat Beyond's Michael Aucoin on sober culture

By Danielle Masterson

We just entered 2022, and for many, it’s Dry January, which is ditching alcohol in the first month of the New Year to drink less or perhaps "detox" from going a bit overboard with drinking over the holidays. While this is one month for some,...

NutraCast: VMS trend analysis with market intelligence firm Skai

NutraCast: VMS trend analysis with market intelligence firm Skai

By Danielle Masterson

How are supplement brands capitalizing, what trends are resonating with consumers, and what is the outlook for the holidays and beyond? Chase Hochman, Director of Solutions Engineering & Market Intelligence at Skai, said one key trend that stands...

NutraCast: Designalytics on measuring packaging design success

NutraCast: Designalytics on measuring packaging design success

By Danielle Masterson

Packaging is often the first interaction that consumers have with a product. It tells a story, illustrates brand identity and in some cases even offers a sensory experience. Designalytics researches how clients can turn a branding overhaul into revenue.

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...

NutraCast: Nature’s Bounty on Brain HP for esports athletes

NutraCast: Nature’s Bounty on Brain HP for esports athletes

By Danielle Masterson

The increasing interest in boosting and maintaining brain health is driving product demand all over the world, as consumers look for supplements to help improve memory, focus, mood, sleep, creativity, and other brain functions.

NutraCast: Greg Leyer, PhD, on probiotics for vulnerable populations

NutraCast: Greg Leyer, PhD, on probiotics for vulnerable populations

By Danielle Masterson

The number of preemies receiving probiotics in the US and Canada is increasing steadily, but skeptics say there is potential for harm in this vulnerable population. Greg Leyer, PhD, the Senior Director of Scientific Affairs, at Chr. Hansen says if done...

NutraCast: Genetic analysis predicts sunflower oil composition

NutraCast: Genetic analysis predicts sunflower oil composition

By Danielle Masterson

Sunflower is one of the main oilseed crops, ranking fourth in global oil production after palm, soybean, and rapeseed. Nutritional properties and industrial use of sunflower oil depend heavily on the fatty acid composition. With so many uses, developing...

NutraCast: ZOE co-founder Tim Spector on personalized gut health

NutraCast: ZOE co-founder Tim Spector on personalized gut health

By Danielle Masterson

ZOE is a healthcare science company aiming to help people understand their body's responses to food. By using machine learning combined with large scale human studies, the company is decoding the impact of nutrition on health.

NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Ayurveda is an ancient eastern medical practice that’s been around over 5 thousand years. And while CBD isn’t anything new, modern medicine has only recently began conducting research.

NutraCast: Sonia Grego, PhD, on Smart Sampling Toilet technology

NutraCast: Sonia Grego, PhD, on Smart Sampling Toilet technology

By Danielle Masterson

A smart toilet that uses artificial intelligence is making a splash at Duke University. The tool, which is under development, can be retrofitted within the pipes of an existing toilet to help analyze stool. The new technology could assist in managing...

Joe Welstead

Opportunities and challenges in mental health advocacy

By Nikki Hancocks

Cognitive health is a concern for all consumers, from the working mum to the elite athlete, and nootropics are a trending natural solution for those looking to supplement their cognitive energy.

NutraCast: Stuart Titus, PhD, on CBN for Sleep

NutraCast: Stuart Titus, PhD, on CBN for Sleep

By Danielle Masterson

Many of us know that valerian root, ashwagandha, chamomile and melatonin are helpful in delivering a good night’s rest. But how about CBN? Stuart Titus, PhD, CEO and president at Medical Marijuana, said that cannabinol hasn't really been available...

NutraCast: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Expert Bill Harris, PhD

NutraCast: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Expert Bill Harris, PhD

By Danielle Masterson

William Harris, PhD, has been researching fatty acids for over 40 years. To date, he has published more than 300 papers on these nutrients. And recently, he has been ranked in the top 2% of scientists worldwide.

NutraCast: Compliance amid a pandemic with CRO NutraSource

NutraCast: Compliance amid a pandemic with CRO NutraSource

By Danielle Masterson

Nutrasource, a Canada-based contract research organization, quickly adapted to the pandemic by implementing regulations and best practices to continue running human trials. The company’s president and CEO, Will Rowe, and Josh Baisley, VP of clinical...

NutraCast: Ara Katz of Seed Health

NutraCast: Ara Katz of Seed Health

By Danielle Masterson

Seed health is a biotech startup that’s developing novel uses of bacteria to improve human and planetary health. Seed’s co-founder and co-CEO joined the NutraCast to discuss her work, describing how she got here, where she’s headed, and what legacy she...

NutraCast: Natural Products Pioneer Paul Schulick

NutraCast: Natural Products Pioneer Paul Schulick

By Danielle Masterson

Very few people can say they’ve worked in the health and wellness industry before it was a ‘thing.’ Even fewer can say they’ve been doing it for over four decades.

NutraCast Podcast: Dr. Keith Baar on muscle mass gains

NutraCast Podcast: Dr. Keith Baar on Muscle Mass Gains

By Danielle Masterson

Legend Labz recently announced a license agreement with The University of California to produce an all-natural muscle supplement, which lab studies show can increase muscle mass gains by over 200%.

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