Supplementation with aronia may be beneficial for athlete inflammation post-recovery, a new study in Nutrients finds. The authors found an increase in total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and Interleukin 10 (IL-10) in those supplemented.
Reading scientific study reports is part and parcel of working in this industry but many have not come from a scientific background, making it difficult to confidently read reports and critically analyse how robust and impactful findings really are. This...
A new study observes a significant increase in skull bone repair in rat models of critical bone defects, following the repeated daily administration of pigenin, curcumin, and resveratrol, with apigenin found to induce the most consistent results.
A large-scale prospective cohort study of a Korean population finds strong inverse associations between total flavonoid intake and risk of hypertension, which was more pronounced for flavonoid sub-classes, and in men with a high BMI.
A new review pooling the available literature on legume-derived biopeptides confirms their ‘tremendous potential’ for type 2 diabetes (T2D) treatment, but this is thwarted by issues of stability and bioavailability
Researchers from the University of Lisbon say that evidence of the beneficial cardiovascular effects of Ginkgo biloba in healthy subjects has been overlooked. Their review, published in the journal Biology, details findings of the plant’s action on cardiac...
A recently published study investigating the antioxidant profiles of 12 fruit peels identified potent quantities, suggesting strong potential for their usage within nutraceuticals and food products to tackle a vast source of waste whilst offering food...
After five-weeks of CBD administration to hypertensive patients, reductions in blood pressure were paired with significant drops in the catestatin peptides involved in hypertension pathophysiology, a randomised controlled trial observes.
With more than 400 products recently being removed from the FSA’s public list of CBD novel food applications, the retail market should be in the midst of major change, but what should be happening and what is happening are two different discussions in...
Cinnamon and its bioactive compounds may support brain function and slow cognitive impairment associated with neurodegenerative diseases, suggests a new review published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience.
Mice that received an obesity-inducing western diet (WD) had increased reproductive success when supplemented with a ‘Fertility Enhancer’ (FE) supplement containing antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins, PUFAs and amino acids.
Consumption of a bilberry and fish oil combination supplement for three months improved severe dry eye symptoms in young and middle-aged adults, according to a study led by researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
In vitro tests on European black elderberry (Sambuscus nigra L.) have established antiviral activity that inhibits disease progression of SARS-CoV-2 Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Omicron variants, say researchers.
Najla Guthrie, president and CEO, KGK Science Inc. has been hailed as a global leader and sought-after spokesperson in the nutraceutical trade. She is also a lobbyist for the advancement of policy changes in the supplement and cannabis industries.
A recent study modelling inflammation in both human and rodent macrophage cells in-vitro observed that extract of Garcinia dulcis, aka yellow mangosteen, was able to reduce secretion of pro-inflammatory factors.
Nutri-tech start up Novella plans to meet increasing demands for plant bioactives through cultivation, eliminating the need for whole-plant growth in the face of current climate and sustainability threats.
Almonds, the edible seeds of Prunus dulcis, are associated with a number of health benefits as they are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. Now researchers are singing the praises of the polyphenols found in its skin.
The 2023 NutraIngredients Awards are back with new categories but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in food supplements and functional food & beverage.
It was observed that better performances in cognitive function tests were associated with increased dietary intakes of α-Carotene and β-Carotene, in a new cross-sectional study utilising elderly participants from the Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
The number of medicinal and aromatic plant (MAP) species in cultivation is dramatically higher than previously thought, according to a new global estimate, but not because they are all facing extinction in the wild.
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A new review observes that polyphenols influence the gut microbiota by shifting populations to beneficial strains, thereby influencing the microbial metabolites produced and influencing the central nervous system via the gut-brain axis.
A synergistic formula of mushroom polysaccharides and other active components with different pharmacological properties could improve outcomes in the prevention and management of diabetes mellitus (DM) and comorbidities, according to findings from a recent...