A high-potency New Zealand blackcurrant extract may amplify the heart-health benefits of exercise by boosting the blood pressure-lowering effects that occur in the recovery phase, says a new study from the UK.
There is strong potential for the more effective implementation of bio-fortified vitamin D products to tackle highly prevalent deficiencies, especially alongside consumer communication and education of the associated health benefits.
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.
A next generation probiotic may support immune health, vitamin B12 production, and offer a range of other health benefits, with one commercial product already in the market formulated with the beneficial bacteria.
In a panel discussion hosted by NutraIngredients yesterday (June 29), industry experts delved into the unique needs and preferences of esports athletes and the evolving consumer demographics within the category.
The global demand for Rhodiola rosea – also known as "golden root" or "roseroot" – has been increasing steadily since the late 20th century, so much so that it now faces restrictions in international trade brought on by exploitative...
High prices, “unscrupulous suppliers”, and inadequate identification methods have resulted in adulteration rates of saw palmetto extracts reaching 33% in Japan and as high as 75% in other Asian markets, says BGG World.
Nebraska-based Synbiotic Health has reported data from genomic evaluation in vitro testing that reveals that B. adolescentis, iVS-1, produces gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and Folate, expanding the strain’s known attributes and representing an enhanced...
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...
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.
Barcelona-based Bioiberica has reported that its Mobilee-branded hyaluronic acid matrix ingredient for mobility may play a role against sarcopenia by boosting muscle cell size and production, and protecting against muscle damage.
Heights, the online food supplement provider, is under scrutiny for the content of its email, website, and an Instagram post, with concerns raised about health claims made in its advertising materials.
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...
Future generations of wildcrafters will have to be convinced that they can make a reliable and dignified living foraging leaves, roots and flowers, or the herbal supplement industry must be ready to shoulder the costs.
The ingredient supplier recently started an equitable employment solution for everyone involved in the supply chain. Of these active smallholder-farm owners, women make up about 28%, despite being 50% of the stakeholders.
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.
Fytexia, an ABF Ingredients (ABFI) company, is aiming to expand its health targets with the acquisition of Vital Solutions, a German company specialising in natural science-based ingredients for supplements and functional foods.
Despite a range of new and unique dosage forms entering the market, capsules are still the preferred format for global consumers, with innovative new capsule technologies giving brands the opportunity to stand out in a crowded marketplace, says Lonza.
The winner has been announced for NutraIngredients ‘Sustainability Initiative of the Year’ award, and marketing and communications manager for Marinova, Amanda Mackinnon, explains why the company’s ‘Maritech Organic Fucoidan’ is an ingredient range worth...
Norwegian marine oils producer, Grontvedt biotech, has made a significant new hire of Stig Jansson, former R&D manager at Nordic Naturals, for their chief innovation officer following plans to scale up their production.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is today launching a new formulation which combines the benefits of whey protein, prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides (Biotis GOS) and probiotic cultures to support athletic performance and holistic health.
Royal DSM has entered into exclusive negotiations with manufacturing organisation Adare Pharma Solutions, to acquire Adare Biome, a pioneer in the space of postbiotic production, for an enterprise value of €275 million.