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Dietitian's view: Vitamin C and immunity

By Nikki Hancocks

Vitamin C supplements are flying off the shelves but is there any truth in claims that this could help in the fight against COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses? Independent dietitian Carrie Ruxton explains all.

COVID-19: Expo West cancelled as New Hope shifts focus to Expo East

COVID-19: Expo West canceled as New Hope shifts focus to Expo East

By Elaine Watson

In an announcement that will not likely surprise many stakeholders, New Hope has decided to cancel (rather than postpone) the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim and focus its attention on Expo East in Philadelphia (Sept. 23-26).

Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

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Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

By Nathan Gray

Interest in the use of probiotics and prebiotics as ingredients in food continues to grow, as consumers and industry look for microbiome-friendly foods. But just how doe these ingredients impact food development and, in particular, the texture of foods?

Last chance saloon: NutraIngredients Awards 2020 deadline TODAY

Get your entries submitted by today ... or miss out!

Last chance saloon: NutraIngredients Awards 2020 deadline TODAY

By Nathan Gray

It is time to pick a category and submit your entry to the NutraIngredients Awards 2020. Make sure you get your submission to one of our 12 categories in before the the end of today (Friday 7th February).

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Watermelon supplements found to benefit obese mice: Study

By Danielle Masterson

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that watermelon byproducts positively alter glucose levels, the gut microbiome, and inflammation in lab mice. Now researchers are ready to take their findings to human studies.

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18-year study links 'Western' diet to vision loss

By Danielle Masterson

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 1.8 million people aged 40 and above are living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the United States. The CDC also said AMD is the leading cause of permanent impairment of reading or...

LAST CHANCE! Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused researchers

Probiota Frontiers sessions deadline is today!

LAST CHANCE! Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused researchers

By Nathan Gray

Are you a researcher with compelling new data on the microbiome? Do you have exciting probiotic or prebiotic science to share? Would you like to present your findings at the leading microbiome-focused event? If so, today is the last day to submit your...

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WATCH NOW: Gates Foundation funded study develops ‘unique nutrient-delivery system’

Fighting malnutrition: Could new nutrient delivery strategy help billions of people?

By Nathan Gray

A unique new nutrient delivery system, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, could help billions of people suffering from malnutrition by improving the way iron and vitamin A are fortified into foods, say those behind the project.

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Study: Yogurt and fibre-rich diet may reduce lung cancer risk

By Nikki Hancocks

A diet high in fibre and yogurt is strongly associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer thanks to their prebiotic and probiotic properties, according to a study involving data from 1.4 million adults in the US, Europe and Asia.

We want you: Probiota launches Pioneers and Frontiers sessions for Dublin 2020

Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused start-ups and researchers: Apply now!

We want you: Probiota launches Pioneers and Frontiers sessions for Dublin 2020

By Nathan Gray

Are you an innovative start-up, or a researcher with compelling new data? Would you like to present your company or latest scientific findings at the leading microbiome-focused event? If so, we would like to hear from you!

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