Protein’s health halo remains firmly in place as a report identifies protein-based Ready to Drink (RTD) and protein type/content as prime category opportunities to excel in the growing sports nutrition category.
Dutch algae firm Duplaco are to ramp up production of the algae Chlorella in a move that looks to provide a viable alternative to Asian suppliers caught up in increasing transport costs and reliability issues.
New product launches from the last month include a perimenopause focused supplement and digital support solution, a herbal range for sleep and mind focused products, and a plant-based ready-to-drink protein shake.
Eight weeks of supplementation with palmitoylethanolamide, an endocannabinoid-like molecule, may improve sleep measures in healthy adults, according to results of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
A polyphenolic-rich extract from kiwifruit peel may reduce intestinal permeability associated with a high-fat diet by boosting the levels of beneficial bacteria in the gut, suggests a new study from China.
The supplementation of both omega-3 and nanocurcumin could decrease the incidence and severity of episodic migraine by reducing the genetic expression of a particular molecule in the body, based on the findings of a two-month RCT.
By By Steve Mister, President & CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition
We all want an expedient solution to the stalemate with FDA over the legal status of cannabidiol (CBD), but the call to allow FDA to set a maximum safe level for CBD is antithetical to the law governing dietary supplements, DSHEA.
Today (Aug 24) marks a deadline for public comment on a FDA request for input on the abuse potential of a number of drug substances, including kratom. Even as the regulatory winds shift around the ingredient, analytical labs are lining up to service...
Concerns over immune health and the pandemic has thrust the humble mushroom into the spotlight as experts hail the fungi’s ability to interact with gut microbes that influence healthy immune and inflammatory responses.
Tea & Herbal Infusions Europe (THIE) has provided best practice guidance to help businesses reduce fraudulent and malicious activity by identifying the risk factors and vulnerabilities in supply chains.
UK researchers have detailed the creation of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered model that predicts whether certain flavonoids or fatty acids have the ability to promote healthy ageing and extend lifespan.
Australian trade body Complementary Medicines Australia says a recent report linking a rise in liver injuries due to supplement intake does not provide sufficient information on the ingredients used or the origins of the products, adding that consumers...
Companies are still seeing opportunities in developing supplements that address the evergreen needs of weight management and skin protection, even as consumers tighten their purse strings and spend more on hygiene and immune health supplements.
The Italian Association of Health Products and Manufacturers, FederSalus and the Giovanni Lorenzini Foundation, are to team up in a pact looking to generate deeper insight into supplements’ role in nutrition.
CarryOn is a new line of CBD sparkling waters developed by Ocean Spray’s Lighthouse Incubator. CarryOn’s Managing Director, Christopher Petersen, joined the NutraCast to discuss the innovation Incubator and explain how he went from being an army officer...
Poland’s Sanitary and Epidemiological Council has met to determine maximum calcium and potassium levels contained in Tribulus terrestris L. and Rhodiola rosea preparations for use in dietary supplements.
The use of beauty-from-within supplements, or nutricosmetics, is becoming “more acceptable” to dermatologists, but more scientific and safety evidence is needed to encourage widespread use, says a veteran dermatologist.
A more refined and holistic approach to trait breeding in food crops could create opportunities to influence human health via the microbiome, says Andy Benson, Professor of Food Science and Technology at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Indian sandalwood oil could be a more potent antioxidant than vitamin E in news that could interest the cosmetic industry and their R&D efforts into ingredients that protect skin against environmental stress.
French producer of microalgae ingredients, Microphyt, is leading a €15m mission to develop the world’s largest fully-integrated microalgae biorefinery which will see the production of new products and a five-fold increase in capacity.
Increasing popularity of plant-based sports nutrition has compelled sports nutritionist, TJ Waterfall, to compile a new guide designed to educate consumers and promote the industry’s commitment to vegan and vegetarian nutrition.
Phynova Group is to enter a partnership with Lus Health Ingredients to extend the availability and benefits of its White Mulberry Leaf extract that is said to aid in reducing glucose uptake after meals.