Proteins, peptides, amino acids

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High dose royal jelly may support weight management

By Olivia Brown

A meta-analysis and systematic review of available RCTs observes that dosages of over 3,000 mg/day of royal jelly supplementation significantly reduced body weight (BW) and BMI measures.

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Casein speeds up wound healing – study

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The milk protein’s antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties were put to the test by researchers, who discovered that wounds healed quicker when wrapped in casein-soaked bandages.

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COVID:19: L-carnitine supplement may have protective effect

By Olivia Brown

A new RCT has found that the L-carnitine supplement Carnipure tartrate can increase platelet counts in patients testing positive for COVID-19, suggesting it may have a protective effect against thrombosis-induced complications.

July NPD Launchpad

July NPD Launchpad

By Olivia Brown

Mid-summer launches have seen substantial additions to the plant-based category, with supplements to support women’s and cardiovascular health, whilst the consumer demand for novel protein sources continues.

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Guest Post

Poking the bear: Nutrition Integrated discusses 'vegan collagen'

By Nick Morgan

'Vegan collagen' is an emotive topic with polarised opinions but Nick Morgan, owner of Nutrition Integrated, has chosen to tackle it head-on with this guest article in which he discusses the emerging sub-category, with a proposed proactive route...

Supplements launchpad: Cognitive health, hydration, immunity and protein

June 2023 Launch pad

By Olivia Brown

Nootropics and natural energy alternatives to support cognition have dominated product launches throughout June, whilst players in protein and immunity categories hold strong.

Active Nutrition Summit: First speakers revealed!

Active Nutrition Summit: First speakers revealed!

By Nikki Hancocks

As we come close to the Early Bird ticket deadline for NI's Active Nutrition Summit 2023, we reveal some of the first confirmed speakers to join the agenda, which is already packed with diverse and engaging content.

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Nestle targets mitochondria to support healthy aging

By Olivia Brown

Nestle health science has focussed its research and development work on the healthy aging category, predicting a “tsunami of metabolic conditions” for the future of public health.

Vitafoods 2023 Highlight: Holistic Health

Vitafoods 2023 Highlight: Holistic Health

By Olivia Haslam

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.

Functional foods for the mind: what are consumers looking for?

Insights from Positive Nutrition Summit

Functional foods for the mind: what are consumers looking for?

By Olivia Brown

A cognitive health innovation panel hosted at the Positive Nutrition summit last week (March 30th), discussed key consumer demands in a crowded market, legislation challenges, and the future potential for the space.

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March 2023 Launch Pad

By Nikki Hancocks

This month's new product launches include a vitamins and minerals range for women, a partnership between sports nutrition and confectionery giants, and omega-3 supplements for all ages.

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Nextida: Precision where it matters

Nextida: Precision where it matters

NEXTIDA™ is an innovative platform of specific collagen peptide compositions with new targeted health benefits. Built and backed by science, Nextida stands...