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NutraWomen Wednesday: Amber Cerda, Director of Marketing at NOW

NutraWomen Wednesday: Amber Cerda, Director of Marketing at NOW

By Danielle Masterson

Amber Cerda started working in the natural products industry in 2001, but left to work in higher education. This industry does get under your skin and into your heart, however, and in 2012 she came back to work at NOW Foods.

Spotlight focuses on rapid screening techniques for probiotic bacteria

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES

Spotlight focuses on rapid screening techniques for probiotic bacteria

By Will Chu

Consumer demand for ‘healthy’ products is fuelling increasing interest in novel probiotics. In this article, NutraIngredients’ Will Chu talks to Robyn Eijlander, NIZO’s Molecular Microbiology expert, who explains how computational screening models can...

Leveraging the microbiome for functional food success

OPINION ARTICLE

Leveraging the microbiome for functional food success

By Dr Sven Sewitz

In this guest article, Dr Sven Sewitz, Director of Biodata Innovation at Eagle Genomics, outlines how a new wave of radical innovation will help companies looking to innovate with ‘next-generation food’

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A.I. platform Canomiks partners with startup accelerator

By Hank Schultz

Canomiks, a startup that filters genomics data through an A.I. platform to drive ingredient development, has entered into a partnership with KiwiTech LLC, an investment platform that provides ‘support ecosystems’ for growth stage companies.

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Celebrating women in the nutrition industry

By NutraIngredients-USA staff

In celebration of Women’s History Month, NutraIngredients-USA has assembled the top ten most viewed segments of Senior Correspondent Danielle Masterson’s NutraWomen Wednesday feature.

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No dieting silver bullets, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Sports nutrition products are often linked to certain diet plans, such as ketogenic diets, high protein/low fat approaches and others. A nutrition expert says the prosaic takeaway is that all of these have been shown to work, provided that consumers...

Probiota 2022: Microbiome musings with Magali Cordaillat-Simmons

Probiota 2022: Microbiome musings with Magali Cordaillat-Simmons

By Will Chu

With just weeks to go until Probiota returns as a face-to-face event, NutraIngredients took the opportunity to chat with one of the main speakers to hear her thoughts on the importance of introducing regulatory science consideration early on to de-risk...

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Creatine important for general health throughout life, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Creatine, one of the foundational ingredients in the sports nutrition realm, has so many proven benefits that it should be thought of as more of a general health ingredient, attendees at the recent Sports & Active Nutrition Summit were told.

Probiota 2022: Pondering on all things postbiotic…

Probiota 2022: Pondering on all things postbiotic…

By Will Chu

With weeks to go before Probiota makes a welcome return as a F2F event, NutraIngredients took the opportunity to chat with a guest speaker to hear his thoughts on the recently published consensus definition of postbiotic.

Food Supplements: How to Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

GUEST ARTICLE

Food Supplements: How to Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

By Joanna Becker, Senior Regulatory Advisor at Ashbury

Health-conscious consumers are increasingly becoming aware of their own mortality, their lifestyle choices, and the impact of products they consume on their physical and mental wellbeing. The investment by companies to target these consumers and the...

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GUEST ARTICLE

User-friendly supplements offer an immune system boost this winter

By Dr Martin Koeberle and Dr Verena Garsuch

A strong immune system is one of the best defenses we have for protection against common infectious diseases. This has never been more important than now, as we tackle another winter dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Guest article

Industry needs consensus in 2022, CRN says

By Steve Mister, President and CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition

As the dietary supplement industry turns the corner to 2022, a range of challenges confronts us— supply chain disruptions, staffing shortages, and inflationary pressures, to name a few. Some difficulties must be addressed individually, but I suggest the...

GOED chief: 2021 has been as good as 2020 for omega-3s

GOED chief: 2021 has been as good as 2020 for omega-3s

By Stephen Daniells

After 2020’s record setting sales across the dietary supplements industry, many industry members have been wondering if such levels could be maintained through 2021. Ellen Schutt, executive director of trade group GOED, has good news for the sector: 2021...

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