We just entered 2022, and for many, it’s Dry January, which is ditching alcohol in the first month of the New Year to drink less or perhaps "detox" from going a bit overboard with drinking over the holidays. While this is one month for some,...
Danish biotech company, Biosyntia and French counterpart, Lantana Bio, have joined forces to step up development of sustainable flavonoids for use in dietary supplements, food and drink fortification, and personal care.
A review concludes that the quality of evidence to support the effectiveness of clove extract, red ginseng and Korean pear juice as hangover cures is low with more rigorous scientific exploration required.
Uttar Pradesh-based Zeon Lifesciences is ramping up its offerings in the botanicals, phyto-pharmaceuticals, and medical nutrition space via research and commercialisation partnerships with several local institutes.
The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes that the Novel Food tetrahydrocurcuminoids, derived from turmeric (C. longa L.), is safe for adult use in supplements at 140 milligrams per day (mg/day).
By Traci Kantowski, Communications Director, Global Curcumin Association
When asked to write this article, the Simple Minds song “Don’t You forget about me” immediately popped in my head. While it’s no longer the exciting new kid on the block, curcumin is the “friend” the industry needs.
The supplementation of a formula containing seven herbal extracts has shown effects comparable to the blood sugar control drug metformin in prediabetic and newly diagnosed diabetic patients, according to a RCT by Sabinsa.
In 2021, KÄÄPÄ Biotech joined a rather exclusive group winning the NutraIngredients Award for best Start-Up. Previous recipients of this Award included NORDIQ Nutrition, Nutrinovate AB and Pharmako Biotechnologies.
A polyphenol-based coating used on bacterial strains to protect them from oxygen’s harmful effects could pave the development of “living biotherapeutics” that are more resistant to the manufacturing process.
A single dose of an extracts from coffee berry – the outer layer of the coffee fruit and a rich source of polyphenols – may boost alertness in healthy men and women, with effects still observable six hours after consumption, says a new study.
Twelve weeks of supplementation with a turmeric extract led to significant reductions in body weight for overweight but healthy people. The extract was also associated with improvements in mental health scores.
Rajat Shah leads the Nutriventia brand for Inventia Healthcare Limited, focusing on clinical strategy for the brand for all new and existing nutraceutical and food ingredients. The Mumbai native explained that her upbringing and appreciation for life...
BYHEALTH said that milk thistle was its bestseller from its international product range during the recent Double 11 online shopping festival in China, with newly launched melatonin also gaining popularity among consumers.
Consumer trends, technological advancements and business strategies are causing the pharma and nutra markets to merge and this opens opportunities for the players in both industries to cater to consumers looking for the ultimate wellness solutions.
Brightseed – a San Francisco-based firm using artificial intelligence (AI) to probe the ‘dark matter of nutrition’ – has teamed up with Ocean Spray to analyze the phytochemical structure of cranberries at a granular level, and has already identified compounds...
The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has published guidance for the consumption of seaweed updated to now consider levels of iodine in the macroalgae that vary according to species.
In addition to benefits for focus and athletic performance, without any of the negative effects of caffeine, Ingenious Ingredients’ new paraxanthine ingredient is being felt by consumers "in a way that they’ve never felt caffeine".
Supplementation with the branded ashwagandha root extract KSM-66 may improve psychological, somato-vegetative and urogenital symptoms in perimenopausal women, as well as boosting quality of life, says a new study.
Supplementation with curcumin may protect against muscle damage and enhance performance after acute physical exercise for sedentary individuals, says a new systematic review of the data that supports the effects observed in athletic adults.
A pro- rallycross driver turned co-founder of a nootropic-fuelled energy drinks brand, has just launched a nootropic vegan protein bar to appeal to the growing range of mind health conscious consumers.
Ingredient supplier Ethical Naturals said a second study on its AlphaWave shows the ingredient eased stress among participants who were completing a mental arithmetic test. Several measures, including a brain wave scan, supported the conclusion.
Our latest round-up features on new innovations from a2 milk, an infant formula containing novel lipid structure by Danone, to new omega-3 and probiotics launches targeted at infants and young children.
A group of researchers from Taiwan has cautioned against the use of certain Chinese herbal medicines by athletes, stating that it could increase the production of red blood cells and potentially violate doping regulations.
Providing elite athletes with the nutrition 'edge' is not always about the counting of macros or the science behind ingredients, but it's sometimes as simple as making products and meals delicious, according to a leading health & performance...