A molecular biologist, a medical doctor and a nutrition innovation expert have joined intellectual forces to create a cognitive health focused brand which they hope will redefine the caffeine-laden energy drink category.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is urging the European Commission (EC) to rethink plans to include sports nutrition products in nutrient profiles that form part of the EC’s Farm to Fork strategy.
An increasingly stricter regulatory framework and surging demand for safer products from both elite sportsmen and everyday consumers is driving the appeal of professionally accredited sports nutrition ingredients, not only finished products.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients has identified the pursuit of health and wellbeing, personalised nutrition, convenience and sustainable authenticity as the four key trends that will shape the performance and active nutrition space in 2021.
Regular exercise may increase the abundance of bacteria associated with anti-inflammation and reduce the abundance of bacteria associated with pro-inflammation in physically inactive elderly women, says a new study from China.
In response to the pandemic, UK firm Westomatic has made available a new contactless drinks dispenser that can mix up and distribute protein shakes along with a number of sports nutrition-based beverages.
The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) is backing caffeine use in sports stating the stimulant is particularly effective in prolonged aerobic-type activities and brief duration, high-intensity exercise.
Does it matter when you eat? A new study on elite cyclists says yes, with a cohort that ate only between late morning and early evening showing weight loss and loss of fat mass compared to others that ate throughout the day.
As the industry enters the final few weeks of 2020, the raft of products, ingredients and extracts to incur the wrath of authorities does not let up as NutraIngredients presents a round-up of food alerts involving a folic acid spray, vegan protein bars...
Italian fruit extracts firm Iprona makes available CherryCraft, a tart cherry extract that could prove useful in sports nutrition products after studies link it to improved muscle recovery and cardiovascular health.
FrieslandCampina are to discontinue the production of several powder products used in infant nutrition, medical nutrition and sports nutrition at its Dutch plants as part of the firm’s transformation strategy.
Adding Kerry’s GanedenBC30 probiotic to milk protein may boost the absorption of select amino acids, such as arginine and isoleucine, while other amino acids were more quickly absorbed, says a new study.
As 2020 enters its final month, NutraIngredients, once again presents the monthly recall round-up, with food alerts involving a steroid-containing sports supplement and over 80 cases of firms misusing the coronavirus claims.
A DuPont review has reinforced the link between the gut microbiome and sporting performance as the firm’s researchers identify probiotics’ role in training support, performance, and post-exercise recovery.
This week, The Protein Brewery announced a €22m Series A investment to help scale up production of its fungi-based alternative protein Fermotein. FoodNavigator asks founder Wim de Laat what benefits the novel food ingredient will bring to manufacturers,...
A novel nutritional supplement combined with high-intensity exercise may boost working memory, reaction time, and processing efficiency for Air Force Airmen more than exercise alone, says a study from the US Air Force, Abbott, and the University of Illinois.
The high prevalence of dietary supplementation use in the athletic population means there is a risk of inadvertent doping for those users who don’t do their research or get their information from reliable sources.
The global pandemic has caused the majority of consumers to exercise more and invest in their health. This, combined with the mega-trend for holistic wellness, will lead to an uptick in interest in sports nutrition with microbiome health benefits, says...
Supplementing the diet with krill oil may help maintain normal muscle function by preventing lower circulating concentrations of choline observed during endurance events, according to a Norwegian study.