Short-term astaxanthin supplementation provided immune support for runners during rigorous exercise and uniquely countered decreases in plasma immunoglobulin levels, according to a recent study. It did not, however, offset exercise-induced muscle soreness,...
The recently launched Provytl 50+, founded by dietician Zoe Cotrell, provides subscription boxes of daily pre-portioned protein sachets to the over-50s, to meet heightened protein needs and prevent muscle loss.
Reading scientific study reports is part and parcel of working in this industry but many have not come from a scientific background, making it difficult to confidently read reports and critically analyse how robust and impactful findings really are. This...
Three-year-young cold-pressed health drink startup, Exalt, is set to provide bespoke recovery drinks to the premier league football club Tottenham Hotspur, with regular nutrition reformulations based on athletes' health stats and targets.
Fava bean peptides isolated by artificial intelligence performed better than traditional milk protein to improve muscle conditioning, according to a study supported by Irish biotechnology company Nuritas.
Whey protein supplementation promotes muscle mass increase and selective increases in muscular strength and endurance from resistance exercise, independent of dietary influence, according to a new industry-funded study.
The number of sports and active nutrition companies investing in CBD has grown significantly in Europe over the last few years despite regulatory uncertainty, so what does this market hold for these brands? In this article, ESSNA’s Chair Dr Adam Carey,...
The importance of microbial diversity in the gut for athletic performance was highlighted at ‘Probiota’ last week, with recent pilot studies highlighting the potential to pre-empt reductions with targeted dietary interventions.
With headline-grabbing cardiac arrests and head injuries in American football on the rise, a new study says that Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3 supplementation could reduce the impact of risks on the field.
South Korean food and nutrition firm CJ CheilJedang is seeking to address what it claims is a market gap for dietary supplements that promote muscle health through its newly formed food and nutrition ingredient subsidiary.
Whey, but not pea, protein significantly attenuates exercise induced muscle damage (EIMD) following long-distance walking in older adults, likely due to the difference in leucine levels, according to new research.
Arla Foods Ingredients has received final authorisation from the European Commission (EC) for its Lacprodan beta-lactoglobulin (BLG)-100, making this its first product to receive approval under the new Novel Food Regulations.
The 2023 NutraIngredients Awards are back with new categories but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in food supplements and functional food & beverage.
Female focused sports nutrition (SN) brands are successfully bringing taboo health challenges out from under the table but those looking to cater to female athletes should harness technology to provide the power of knowledge, says an industry expert....
A combination of polyphenol rich extracts from multiple botanicals may boost levels of beneficial metabolites in the blood and help fill gaps associated with low fruit and vegetable consumption, says a new study from Fytexia.
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.
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 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.