Supplementation with the branded ashwagandha root extract KSM-66 may improve psychological, somato-vegetative and urogenital symptoms in perimenopausal women, as well as boosting quality of life, says a new study.
Supplementation with curcumin may protect against muscle damage and enhance performance after acute physical exercise for sedentary individuals, says a new systematic review of the data that supports the effects observed in athletic adults.
Ingredient supplier Ethical Naturals said a second study on its AlphaWave shows the ingredient eased stress among participants who were completing a mental arithmetic test. Several measures, including a brain wave scan, supported the conclusion.
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A group of researchers from Taiwan has cautioned against the use of certain Chinese herbal medicines by athletes, stating that it could increase the production of red blood cells and potentially violate doping regulations.
Protein’s health halo remains firmly in place as a report identifies protein-based Ready to Drink (RTD) and protein type/content as prime category opportunities to excel in the growing sports nutrition category.
Dutch algae firm Duplaco are to ramp up production of the algae Chlorella in a move that looks to provide a viable alternative to Asian suppliers caught up in increasing transport costs and reliability issues.