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Top trends at Vitafoods 2024

Top trends at Vitafoods 2024

By Olivia Haslam

From hero ingredients to the gummy revolution to personalized offerings, Nick Morgan, managing director of Nutrition Integrated, spoke top trends with NutraIngredients at Vitafoods Europe 2024.

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What to expect at Vitafoods Europe 2024

By Olivia Haslam

A focus on healthy aging, women’s health, sustainability initiatives and tech innovation can all be expected at the upcoming Vitafoods Europe tradeshow.

NutraCast: Metabolism tracking with Lumen

NutraCast: Metabolism tracking with Lumen

By Danielle Masterson

We track our steps, our sleep, our cycles and so much more—so why not track our metabolism? While research shows that a healthy metabolism is crucial for a healthier and longer life, it’s not always easy to track. Healthtech company Lumen is hoping to...

Sports & Active Nutrition Summit 2024

How GLP-1 users are shaking up the dietary supplement industry

By Danielle Masterson

At the recent Sports and Active Nutrition Summit, GLP-1 medications was a hot topic – with just about every panel receiving a question about the medication’s impact on the sector. While weight loss medications can present challenges for the industry,...

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International Women's Day: Trends in women’s health

By Olivia Haslam

PMS and menopause support, mental and emotional well-being, supporting active lifestyles, and creating tailored solutions are the key trends emerging in women’s health, according to industry experts.

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Chlorella may improve exercise tolerance and recovery: Study

By Olivia Brown

Findings from a new study show that chlorella supplement significantly decreased blood lactate concentrations and an increased O2 pulse in healthy young adults performing submaximal and maximal cycling, indicating greater exercise tolerance.

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The rise of exogenous ketones for athletic recovery

By Stephen Daniells

Initially touted as acute performance aid, exogenous ketones and the supporting science are shifting towards opportunities for athletic recovery, a subject matter expert told NutraIngredients-USA.

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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.

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