A new systematic review observes that combining beetroot juice (BJ) with nutritional supplements, including caffeine, nitrate (NIT), and citrulline (CIT), may provide a synergistic effect to improve exercise performance.
Tech startup The Gut Feeling is underlining the influence of lifestyle and stress on gut health, with its phone app providing personalised behavioural interventions for those suffering from gut-related issues ranging from dietary advice to sleep health...
Seven companies are in the running for our new innovation award, with the winner to be revealed at next year’s glamourous ceremony. Here’s more about the line-up and their incredible industry innovations…
Nutritional supplement company Adday have entered the cognitive health space with the launch of its new ‘Mind Focus’ powdered drink product, which contains an array of science-backed bacterial strains, botanical extracts, vitamins, and minerals to meet...
A new review observes the importance of key microbial species in the transformation of ginseng into its metabolites, which are responsible for a range of health benefits resulting from significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
The French authorities have pursued the publication of the classification of vitamin D3 as an endocrine disruptor (ED), which will involve adding warning labels to products containing quantities of cholecalciferol above 0.1% by product weight.
A new study in those with IBS observes that participants with more diverse gut microbiomes at baseline have significantly improved gut symptoms and quality of life scores following a fibre intervention, compared to those with lower diversities.
The NutraIngredients Awards will be back with a bang in 2024 as we celebrate our 10th year honouring the best and brightest in ingredients, products, companies, people, and projects across the dietary supplements industry.
Following significant growth of the active nutrition and women’s health categories, the leading health and wellness retailer Holland & Barrett have transformed their product portfolio to align with evolving consumer demands whilst prioritising scientific...
The health-tech startup Myota is meeting the prevalent gap for prebiotic powders within a probiotic-dominated microbiome health market, with its clinically backed blend of fibres accounting for the variability of individual microbiome compositions.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients, the diary company focused on nutrition solutions, has announced a significant expansion of its production capacity for whey protein isolate and milk fat globule membrane (MFGM).
A new study has found that following a two-week administration period of CurraNZ, an anthocyanin-rich New Zealand blackcurrant extract (NCBC) supplement in healthy males, the levels of fat oxidation during supine rest was significantly increased.
On World Menopause Day, this NPD launchpad special provides an overview of the array of innovations that have entered the market this year to support the many symptoms that menopausal women struggle with.
The shift from sports nutrition to active nutrition creates unique challenges and opportunities for brands, as they navigate the evolving consumer demands which have increased both risk and reward factors.
Experts have asserted that “the consumer is ready” for biotics delivering targeted benefits as opposed to general microbiome support, amid a rising demand for psychobiotics and an increasing awareness of the gut-brain axis.
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Experts have highlighted the potential for the ‘hyper-personalisation’ of biotics to suit individual microbiome compositions for targeted health benefits, but expense, lack of scientific data, and regulatory restrictions represent significant barriers....
As part of an investment of €50m into Cargill’s Saint-Cyr en Val facility in Orleans, France, American multinational Cargill is opening a protein innovation hub. The hub promises to give the company's customers the tools to trial, create and taste...
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is launching a "Step Up Nutrition" portfolio aimed at improving growth and development, immunity, cognitive development, mental health, and gut health in children aged three to twelve.
From WHO fighting infant formula marketing to enhanced botanical bioavailability with fermentation, September’s news roundup covers the latest developments in health, nutrition, and regulatory changes.
A new randomised controlled trial identifies that chicory root fibres can selectively increase Bifidobacterium species within the human gut, regardless of food application and matrix, to achieve associated health benefits.
Authors of a new review argue that daily caffeine safety thresholds set by regulatory bodies should be lowered, while an industry expert says painting “all energy drinks with such a broad brush is inaccurate and irresponsible.”
The key drivers propelling interest in cognitive health supporting food and drink are plant-based nootropics, the gut-brain axis, and on-the-go delivery formats, according to expert insights set to be presented at the Active Nutrition Summit.
There's consumer demand and innovation avenues in abundance when it comes to food and drink for cognitive health but brands must educate on the more novel ingredients if these are to flourish beyond the niche audience, Mintel experts advise.
Personalised nutrition experts at the Qina consultancy have revealed a top tends report, unveiling a ChatGPT take-over, a merging of food and pharma, an entrance of big tech firms, and new abilities created by at-home blood draws.
Oxygenation was found to significantly increase following intakes of a multi-strain probiotic ‘SLAB51’ in prematurely born infants undergoing oxygen treatment for respiratory distress syndrome (RSD), a new RCT observes.
Sports nutrition brand VOW Nutrition has collaborated with Team GB as the Official Nutrition Licensee ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic games and is set to fuel the athletes with its range of nutritional supplements in the lead up to the games.