New Zealand is pumping in cash to boost its cherry-growing industry by funding research to assess the nutritional value of the stone fruit that has been purported to reduce inflammation, regulate blood pressure and improve sleep among many.
A product made from New Zealand blackcurrants and is Health Currancy’s flagship product, CurraNZ, has been awarded a third Nutraingredients Award - taking home the prize for Sports Nutrition Product of the Year Award, in Europe.
A mango leaf extract known for improving human health, including cognitive function and sports performance has been through the first round of being patented in several primary markets by botanicals supplier Nektium.
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.
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).
New research out of China using a rat model has found that the fungal species Phellinus igniarius can alleviate the symptoms of gouty arthritis. In addition, they found that a cultivated version of this scarce fungus performed well.
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A polyphenol-based coating used on bacterial strains to protect them from oxygen’s harmful effects could pave the development of “living biotherapeutics” that are more resistant to the manufacturing process.
A single dose of an extracts from coffee berry – the outer layer of the coffee fruit and a rich source of polyphenols – may boost alertness in healthy men and women, with effects still observable six hours after consumption, says a new study.
A recent review has found that a number of studies support the positive effect of citrus polyphenols on markers of type 2 diabetes. But the authors found that more research with clinically relevant dosages is needed.
Daily consumption of cranberry extract can significantly reduce the frequency of recurrent urinary tract infections (R-UTIs) without the adverse effects endured after treatment with antibiotics, according to a recent study.
Consumer trends, technological advancements and business strategies are causing the pharma and nutra markets to merge and this opens opportunities for the players in both industries to cater to consumers looking for the ultimate wellness solutions.
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A dietary Intervention using a formulation of antioxidative and antiglycation micronutrients is said to improve visual function of patients suffering from vitreous degeneration or ‘floaters’ within the eye.
Massachusetts-based Conagen has announced it has scaled-up production and commercialization of the antioxidant ingredient hydroxytyrosol, thereby expanding the health ingredient portfolio of its commercial partner Blue California.
A polyphenolic-rich extract from kiwifruit peel may reduce intestinal permeability associated with a high-fat diet by boosting the levels of beneficial bacteria in the gut, suggests a new study from China.
Lycored has outlined mechanisms explaining how carotenoids and polyphenols protect the skin against ultraviolet (UV) radiation with a blend of these phytonutrients contributing to skin health and appearance.
UK researchers have detailed the creation of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered model that predicts whether certain flavonoids or fatty acids have the ability to promote healthy ageing and extend lifespan.