Sports Nutrition

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A new economic imperative for the sports nutrition market

By Claudia Adrien

Finding new markets within the sports nutrition category may be challenging in this economic climate, but experts agree there’s much to be said for diversifying the ways supplements are sold to meet broader consumer needs.

Q&A: Glaxon on shaking up the sports and active nutrition category

Sports & Active Nutrition Summit Start-up Star

Q&A: Glaxon on shaking up the sports and active nutrition category

By Asia Sherman

Glaxon entered the market in 2019 with a small suite of sports nutrition supplements. Since then, the portfolio has grown to some 100 products, featuring space-themed branding and individual comic art for each label with innovative formulation concepts...

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ESSNA on the latest developments in AI and sports nutrition

By Luca Bucchini, Chair of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA)

We’ve seen an increasing interest in Artificial Intelligence (Al) from sports and active nutrition businesses and consumers, and this has a twofold impact on the market as it can improve products, operations and customer experience, and athletes can use...

 L-glutamine for combat-sport training recovery

Study supports L-glutamine for recovery from combat-sport training

By Asia Sherman

L-glutamine—an amino acid used in protein synthesis and to fuel the immune system—may boost recovery and performance in combat-sport athletes following intense bouts of exercise, according to research led by the National Taiwan University of Sport.

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Revvies: Succeeding with simplicity for sports nutrition

By Olivia Brown

Sports nutrition brand Revvies, founded by an Australian husband-and-wife duo, has attributed its success in the crowded sports nutrition category to the high-quality simplicity of its products that enables consumers to customize supplementation to differing...

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Editorial picks: Our favourite articles of 2023

By Nikki Hancocks, Olivia Brown, Olivia Haslam

After another year speaking to leading experts, digging into the latest science, discovering exciting insights, and delivering the latest scoop, the editorial team at NutraIngredients reminisces over its 2023 highlights.

Food Ingredients Europe 2023: Key themes

Food Ingredients Europe 2023: Key themes

By Nikki Hancocks and Olivia Haslam

Cognitive health, digestion+, beauty-from-within and women's health were some of the key health themes that emerged from Food Ingredients Europe, in Frankfurt, last week (Nov 28-30).

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European protein strategy paves the way for sports foods sector growth

By Luca Bucchini, Chair of ESSNA

Alternative proteins are a fast-growing market within the sports and active nutrition sector. With rising consumer demand for meat alternatives, we see more and more sports foods businesses investing in plant-based products and food-technology alternatives...

Zooming in on the current regulatory challenges for active nutrition

Zooming in on the current regulatory challenges for active nutrition

By Olivia Haslam

Educating policymakers on the purpose of sports and active nutrition to achieve positive legislative change is the main challenge for the industry, the vice-chair of ESSNA, the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance, told the audience of NutraIngredients’...

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