Building a business that is environmentally sustainable is not just ‘for show’, but is also delivering tangible benefits such as saving costs, providing better control over the supply chain, and improving the quality of raw materials used, say a raft...
The future of the immune support category will include other benefits like sleep, stress management, and metabolic health anchored to the core immunity ingredients, according to experts from ingredients giant ADM.
CBD brand CBDistillery in partnership with MoreBetter (dba Releaf App) recently announced the results from a 31-day study it calls the Sleep Pathfinder Mission utilizing CBDistillery's Regular Strength Sleep Synergy Tincture.
We just entered 2022, and for many, it’s Dry January, which is ditching alcohol in the first month of the New Year to drink less or perhaps "detox" from going a bit overboard with drinking over the holidays. While this is one month for some,...
Danish biotech company, Biosyntia and French counterpart, Lantana Bio, have joined forces to step up development of sustainable flavonoids for use in dietary supplements, food and drink fortification, and personal care.
A review concludes that the quality of evidence to support the effectiveness of clove extract, red ginseng and Korean pear juice as hangover cures is low with more rigorous scientific exploration required.
Uttar Pradesh-based Zeon Lifesciences is ramping up its offerings in the botanicals, phyto-pharmaceuticals, and medical nutrition space via research and commercialisation partnerships with several local institutes.
The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes that the Novel Food tetrahydrocurcuminoids, derived from turmeric (C. longa L.), is safe for adult use in supplements at 140 milligrams per day (mg/day).
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA)’s chief executive is urging the CBD industry to market their products responsibly and has offered support to local authorities that need help with their enforcement efforts.
By Traci Kantowski, Communications Director, Global Curcumin Association
When asked to write this article, the Simple Minds song “Don’t You forget about me” immediately popped in my head. While it’s no longer the exciting new kid on the block, curcumin is the “friend” the industry needs.
The supplementation of a formula containing seven herbal extracts has shown effects comparable to the blood sugar control drug metformin in prediabetic and newly diagnosed diabetic patients, according to a RCT by Sabinsa.
In 2021, KÄÄPÄ Biotech joined a rather exclusive group winning the NutraIngredients Award for best Start-Up. Previous recipients of this Award included NORDIQ Nutrition, Nutrinovate AB and Pharmako Biotechnologies.
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.
Twelve weeks of supplementation with a turmeric extract led to significant reductions in body weight for overweight but healthy people. The extract was also associated with improvements in mental health scores.
Rajat Shah leads the Nutriventia brand for Inventia Healthcare Limited, focusing on clinical strategy for the brand for all new and existing nutraceutical and food ingredients. The Mumbai native explained that her upbringing and appreciation for life...
BYHEALTH said that milk thistle was its bestseller from its international product range during the recent Double 11 online shopping festival in China, with newly launched melatonin also gaining popularity among consumers.
A paper that concluded that DNA barcoding techniques were more cost-effective than traditional practices for identification of vegetation species has been retracted after the lead researcher – Dr Steven Newmaster – failed to respond to questions about...
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.
Supplementation with a proprietary combination of extracts from Bergamot orange and Tongkat Ali led to significant reductions in BMI in a 112-day study with obese people, showing the potential of the ingredient for weight management formulations.
Brightseed – a San Francisco-based firm using artificial intelligence (AI) to probe the ‘dark matter of nutrition’ – has teamed up with Ocean Spray to analyze the phytochemical structure of cranberries at a granular level, and has already identified compounds...