AI-phytonutrient pioneer Brightseed has announced $68 million in Series B funding to enable the company to accelerate its tech-based discoveries and launch novel ingredients for food, beverage, and supplements.
Sumac, a spice and medicinal herb has beneficial properties that can ease inflammation of the gastric epithelium and is a useful food supplement in preventing anti-inflammatory based gastric diseases induced by H. pylori, a study has shown.
The potential benefits of mulberry fruit extracts to reduce blood sugar and insulin increases after a meal may be achievable at a lower dose than previously reported, says a new study from Unilever R&D.
Researchers have found evidence of a reduced risk of bladder cancer associated with tea drinking and report that it was significant among men and former smokers but not among women and those who had never smoked.
As the ChromaDex External Research Program passes a significant milestone with 250 material transfer agreements (MTAs), are there lessons for the rest of the industry to learn about building out R&D programs?
A standard milk-based therapy fortified with a specific strain of gut bacteria may reduce inflammation in the infant gut and promote weight gain in infants with severe acute malnutrition, says a new study.
A branded guayusa extract showed a trend toward better gameplay on the Fortnite video game in a controlled trial. But the study pointed to the difficulty in translating a product’s demonstrated biochemical effects into results in the complex format of...
A team of international experts has detailed a series of recommendations for trials involving probiotics in active subjects, as scientific interest in how the microbiome impacts athletic outcomes increases.
Italian researchers have come up with a scoring system for supplements aimed at improving male fertility. Their analysis shows among the many ingredients used in such supplements, folic acid, inositol and NAC seemed the most promising.
Cereal fibre is consistently associated with lower inflammation compared with vegetable and fruit fibre, according to a recent US study assessing the relationship between dietary fibre, inflammation, and CVD incidence.
A combination of antibiotics and therapeutic intervention can restore the natural balance of vaginal microbiome and prevent bacterial vaginosis (BV) linked to an increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, and premature birth, according to US...
A new review raises an alarm about some bodybuilding supplementation practices that can damage the kidneys. But an expert with decades of experience in the field said extreme practices followed by some athletes who may have underlying conditions should...
Biology suggests that B vitamins could enhance the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) when taken for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), but higher quality and better designed trials are needed, a review has found.
A group of experts in Asia has finalised 14 consensus statements around muscle health in healthy elderly and those suffering from sarcopenia, including recommendation for protein, leucine, and L-carnitine supplementation.
A Thai researcher has invented a personalised probiotics dispenser machine that supplies consumers with probiotics strains that they lack in their gut, using bioinformatics and artificial intelligence (AI).
US researchers conducting a Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) observed a 27% reduction in deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older adults treated with the extract, although there was no improvement in the death rate for...