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.
A new paper authored by experts in creatine supplementation seeks to dispel some long standing misconceptions about this legacy sports nutrition ingredient. Among the concerns addressed are water retention, kidney damage, baldness and others.
Consumption of fermented mare’s milk was found to increase 10 microbiome-derived metabolites such as linoleic acid, stearic acid, sphingosine associated with a lipid-lowering effect in people with hyperlipidaemia.
Researchers are recommending a multi-micronutrient supplementation beyond iron and folate for women of reproductive age, pregnant and lactating, according to an Asian study funded by Bayer South East Asia.
The International Probiotics Association (IPA) has weighed in on Spain’s recent decision to permit probiotic labelling despite an EU ban, saying an international standard could resolve Europe’s increasingly splintered probiotics position.
Vitamin and mineral-enriched chia seeds and fibre-packed goji berries are now part of a healthy diet for around half of Germany’s population, says a survey by the country’s institute for risk assessment.
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.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered a nutrition firm not to state or imply its food supplements could prevent, treat or cure human disease after its ad used unauthorised health claims.
The gut-brain axis is a hot topic amongst scientists, doctors, and dietary supplement businesses today, but this was not the case just five years ago, where the idea of using probiotics to address mental and cognitive health issues was met with much scepticism.