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BioActor study supports microbial benefits of MicrobiomeX

By Nikki Hancocks

New clinical and pre-clinical study results suggest BioActor's MicrobiomeX ingredient, a blend of sweet orange and grapefruit extracts, improves microbiota composition and SCFA production in subjects with metabolic disturbances.

Headline news roundup: September 2023

Headline news roundup: September 2023

By Olivia Haslam

From WHO fighting infant formula marketing to enhanced botanical bioavailability with fermentation, September’s news roundup covers the latest developments in health, nutrition, and regulatory changes.

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Healthy ageing: Is the microbiome the conductor?

By Nikki Hancocks

With the gut microbiome holding the key to almost every aspect of our health, from digestion and immunity, to hormonal balance and skin health, it should perhaps come as no surprise that healthy ageing may well start with the promotion of beneficial gut...

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dsm-firmenich gets FDA GRAS for novel HMOs

By Stephen Daniells

The US FDA has issued ‘Good Day Letters’ to dsm-firmenich for three Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notices submitted for the human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) LNFP-l/2’-FL and hypoallergenic grade LNnT and 2’-FL.

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Bimuno prebiotic may boost immune health for elite rugby players

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementing the diet of elite athletes with prebiotic galactooligosaccharide (GOS) may reduce the duration of upper respiratory symptoms and support gut health, says a new study that may improve the athletes’ availability to train and compete.

Rhodiola rosea: Adjusting to life as an endangered species

Rhodiola rosea: Adjusting to life as an endangered species

By Asia Sherman

The global demand for Rhodiola rosea – also known as "golden root" or "roseroot" – has been increasingly steadily since the late 20th century, so much so that it now faces restrictions in international trade brought on by exploitative...

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Holistic immunity for the whole market

By Nikki Hancocks

Driven by the growing global trend of holistic health, consumers of all ages are now looking for immune-supporting ingredients to improve their overall well-being. In this article, Sophie Zillinger Molenaar, global marketing lead, Biotis at FrieslandCampina...

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PODCAST: Cargill discusses postbiotics for immune health

By Nikki Hancocks

In this NutraIngredients podcast, Justin Green, director of scientific affairs at Epicor - a Cargill brand - provides a visualisation of how pro, pre and postbiotics differ from one another, with explanation of the benefits of working with postbiotics.

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TargEDys acquired by pharma partner Biocodex

By Nikki Hancocks

French pharmaceutical company Biocodex has acquired the precision probiotics biotech firm TargEDys in a move set to accelerate its development globally.

NutraCast: Power Leaves finds opportunity in decocainized coca

NutraCast: Power Leaves finds opportunity in decocainized coca

By Danielle Masterson

Power Leaves says it's breaking the monopoly on the supply of coca leaf extract and bringing on a ‘new age of coca’. Through an exclusive agreement with indigenous communities, the ingredient manufacturer and supplier has developed a legal Colombian...

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