Sports Nutrition

Microphyt taps esports category with microalgae

Microphyt taps esports category with microalgae

By Danielle Masterson

As gaming continues to integrate into pop culture, all eyes are on esports, including the dietary supplement industry. Microphyt, a French firm that offers specialty ingredients from microalgae, recently introduced GamePhyt.

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Get skin in the game: How to innovate in esports

By Nikki Hancocks

The gaming market is a diverse one, with a wide range of demands and need states for nutrition brands to tap into, meaning innovation opportunities going far beyond energy.

IPAWC + Probiota 2023: Early bird discount ends this week!

IPAWC + Probiota 2023: Early bird discount ends this week!

By Stephen Daniells

The Early Bird discount for the 2023 IPA World Congress + Probiota will expire on Friday, 25th November, so book now to ensure your spot at the leading event for the global microbiome modulation community.

The NutraIngredients Awards are back! Submit your entries!

The NutraIngredients Awards are back! Submit your entries!

By Stephen Daniells

The NutraIngredients Awards are back for 2023 with new categories but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

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The trends shaping the sports beverages market

By Nikki Hancocks

Sports beverages are the most popular vehicle for functional ingredients across the globe as an increasingly wide range of consumers look to support their physical and mental health through convenient everyday nutrition.

IPAWC + Probiota 2023: Early bird discount expires this week

IPAWC + Probiota 2023: Early bird discount expires this week

By Stephen Daniells

From the phage opportunity to microbiome modulation for athletic performance, the science around HMOs, synbiotic mechanisms of action, and the gut-brain axis, the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota is not to be missed.

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Natural solution developed to combat bacterial spores in beverages

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Biotech start-up, Resorcix, and Israeli beverage manufacturer, Gat Foods, have developed a natural botanical to eliminate Thermophilic Acidophilic Bacteria (TAB) that reduce product shelf-life and affect the flavour of ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages,...

Gatorade introduces new gummies, overshadowed by bottle

Gatorade introduces new gummies, overshadowed by bottle

By Danielle Masterson

As part of an effort to expand its ‘beyond-the-beverage’ Gx System product portfolio, Gatorade recently entered the dietary supplement space by unleashing two functional gummy products, an updated app, and a smart bottle that lights up and connects to...

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A mission to normalise supplements in young athletes

By Nikki Hancocks

Many consumers, and even those working within the sports nutrition industry, believe there is no space for supplements in adolescent health, but Lou Antonio Matera is a man on a mission to change this perception.

Put your start-up centre stage with our Probiota Pioneers session

Calling all Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Microbiome start-ups!

Put your start-up centre stage with our Probiota Pioneers session

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredients is on the hunt for entrepreneurial consumer-facing, science- or technology-based start-ups to join our Probiota Pioneers session and present their company in Barcelona.

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Just 6% of sport science research focuses on female athletes

By Nikki Hancocks

With only 6% of sport science research concentrating specifically on women, the gaps in knowledge in this field are somewhat gapig, but interest in this area is picking up quickly and the discoveries so far offer huge potential for improving women’s performance...

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Opportunities to integrate tech advances into sport science

By Nikki Hancocks

Advances in technology can be better integrated into the world of sport science through 'big data' sharing, field-based physiological measures, and more personalised prescriptions, according to a new paper that will be presented at the upcoming...

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Creatine boosts jumping power for young basketball players

By Hank Schultz

Creatine supplementation significantly increased the jumping performance of a cohort of young basketball players, a recent study reported. The researchers also claimed the intervention helped them score more points in games.

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