The use of beauty-from-within supplements, or nutricosmetics, is becoming “more acceptable” to dermatologists, but more scientific and safety evidence is needed to encourage widespread use, says a veteran dermatologist.
Canadian researchers have determined via a meta analysis that nitrate supplementation may be beneficial in some aspects of endurance sports, but caution that the data supporting the notion is mediocre at best.
Indian sandalwood oil could be a more potent antioxidant than vitamin E in news that could interest the cosmetic industry and their R&D efforts into ingredients that protect skin against environmental stress.
Increasing popularity of plant-based sports nutrition has compelled sports nutritionist, TJ Waterfall, to compile a new guide designed to educate consumers and promote the industry’s commitment to vegan and vegetarian nutrition.
Phynova Group is to enter a partnership with Lus Health Ingredients to extend the availability and benefits of its White Mulberry Leaf extract that is said to aid in reducing glucose uptake after meals.
The European Commission (EC) has been accused of ‘abandoning all ambition on botanicals,’ after a recent evaluation of regulation on nutrition and health claims, concluded ‘further study’ was required.
A new Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program bulletin on pomegranate adulteration finds that the situation has improved somewhat in the past five years, but that a still unacceptably high amount of fraudulent products are in the market.