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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...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Regina Wallace-Jones of Mindbody

NutraWomen Wednesday: Regina Wallace-Jones of Mindbody

By Danielle Masterson

Regina Wallace-Jones has spent over two decades working in engineering, security, and data-driven expansion for tech companies, like Motorola, Yahoo, and Facebook. Two years ago she joined Mindbody, a software service for the wellness industry.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Leila Strickland, PhD, Biomilq

NutraWomen Wednesday: Leila Strickland, PhD, Biomilq

By Danielle Masterson

Biomilq is a women-owned infant nutrition company that is producing cultured breastmilk in a lab. The company’s co-founder and CSO, Leila Strickland, PhD, sat down to discuss the inspiration behind this new kind of infant formula.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

By Danielle Masterson

Microbiology expert Jessica ter Haar, PhD, is the scientific director at the International Probiotics Association (IPA). She focuses a lot on helping women achieve their best possible microbial health during every stage of life—a topic that she’s helping...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Melissa Snover, Remedy Health CEO

NutraWomen Wednesday: Melissa Snover, Remedy Health CEO

By Danielle Masterson

Melissa Snover is the founder and CEO of Nourish3d (operated under Remedy Health) a business that develops 3D printing technologies to produce personalized nutrition solutions. She said her journey into entrepreneurship started at the age of 23—completely...

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.

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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.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Dr. Susan Kleiner, High Performance Nutrition

NutraWomen Wednesday: Dr. Susan Kleiner, High Performance Nutrition

By Danielle Masterson

Susan Kleiner, PhD, began researching the nutritional needs of male and female bodybuilders in the 80s. Since then, She founded the internationally recognized consulting firm, High Performance Nutrition, LLC, authored a number of books, consulted with...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Asma Ishaq, CEO Modere

Recognizing Women's History Month

NutraWomen Wednesday: Asma Ishaq, CEO Modere

By Danielle Masterson

The new weekly show that celebrates the women behind the wellness premieres with collagen pioneer Asma Ishaq, who led the burgeoning growth in today’s nutricosmetic market.

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. Noelle Reid on Age-Associated Cellular Decline

NutraCast Podcast: Dr. Noelle Reid on Age-Associated Cellular Decline

By Danielle Masterson

Recent advances in science have uncovered the important role cellular health plays in why and how we age. Deterioration in cell function begins in the 40 year age range and accelerates in the 60s; however, research has identified specific cellular nutrients...

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Botanical sourcing and sustainability priorities for 2021

By By Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

Each New Year presents an opportunity to take stock of where we are and to reevaluate our priorities for the near- and long-term future. We each make our resolutions and then motivate ourselves to meet our goals, whether modest or lofty. With 2021 upon...

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr John Bienenstock

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr John Bienenstock

By Stephen Daniells

The gut-brain axis is an exciting possibility that is receiving the appropriate intensity of investigation, and despite ‘little bursts of light here and there’ hinting at its potential, says Dr John Bienenstock.

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Nancy Hamren

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Nancy Hamren

By Stephen Daniells

Talking to Nancy Hamren is a delight. In the space of 23 minutes she mentioned One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, being the first yogurt sold in the US to contain live probiotics, Huey Lewis, and the International Probiotics Association…

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr Mary Ellen Sanders

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr Mary Ellen Sanders

By Stephen Daniells

Greater understanding in precision around synbiotics – that synergistic combination of probiotics and prebiotics – will create many exciting opportunities in the future, and will also advance our understanding of our resident microbes, says Dr Mary Ellen...

NutraCast Podcast: Evolve Biosystems on infant probiotics

NutraCast Podcast: Evolve Biosystems on infant probiotics

By Danielle Masterson

The process of prenatal development of the infant microbiome is significant. In order to correct immunological and physiological development, timing and the selecting the right strain play a major role.

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