With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
Swiss researchers at the University of Basel assert that high-dose probiotics can reduce the symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD) and suggest supplementation as a possible “non-stigmatising” add-on therapy.
Probiotic formulators are increasingly turning to prebiotics like dietary fibres, polyphenols, fructo-oligosaccharides and lactulose, with 51% of probiotic supplements tracked by Lumina Intelligence containing a prebiotic of some kind.
Consuming the paraprobiotic Lactobacillus gasseri CP2305 improves mild psychological symptoms and common vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes unique to menopausal women, according to a Japanese study.
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Consumer demand for ‘healthy’ products is fuelling increasing interest in novel probiotics. In this article, NutraIngredients’ Will Chu talks to Robyn Eijlander, NIZO’s Molecular Microbiology expert, who explains how computational screening models can...
Innovations in iron, beauty, sports nutrition, Australian firms competing to launch the country’s first over the counter cannabidiol (CBD) oral products, as well as infant formula firms’ responses to US shortage are the key trends covered in this round-up.
A new review has found reason to believe in the neuroprotective potential of probiotics and prebiotics. But the complex nature and lengthy progression of neurodegenerative conditions means convincing proof is still lacking, the researchers said
Knowledge gleaned from the commercialization of Akkermansia muciniphila should lead to an accelerated path to market for a novel probiotic candidate for weight management, says the researcher behind both developments.
Pharmactive Biotech Products, SL is a Spanish private training company that develops and manufactures unique and scientifically backed natural ingredients. We caught up with Managing Director, Marguerite Gerritsen, at Vitafoods, Geneva, to find out about...
The scientific community has had its eyes on the microbiome for years, but for the beauty industry and its consumers, 2022 will be the year the concept really gains important ground, says the founder of Gallinée.
From start-ups to researchers as well as a range of nutrition heavy weights, this year’s Nutraingredients Awards was once again packed full of first-class entries, each one hoping to win one of our 17 coveted prizes.
The probiotics category continues to soar, with e-commerce fiercely fuelling growth and presenting plentiful opportunities for cosmetics, particularly products targeting mood, stress and overall wellbeing, says Lumina Intelligence.
Netherlands-based NutriLeads has received a letter of no objection from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status of its upcycled immune health ingredient, BeniCaros.
NutraIngredients took the opportunity to speak to Magali Cordaillat-Simmons, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Director, Pharmabiotic Research Institute (PRI) on regulatory science and how it paves the way for innovative therapies.
A standard milk-based therapy fortified with a specific strain of gut bacteria may reduce inflammation in the infant gut and promote weight gain in infants with severe acute malnutrition, says a new study.
With an ever-expanding portfolio, Kerry Taste & Nutrition is looking to expand its ingredients into new formats, with its new liquid BC30 probiotic giving opportunities in plant-based milks and liquid milk.
Interest in the human microbiome has never been higher, but much of the attention to date has focused on bacteria, with much less research dedicated to fungi (the mycobiome) and viruses called bacteriophages (known as the virome or phageome).
A team of international experts has detailed a series of recommendations for trials involving probiotics in active subjects, as scientific interest in how the microbiome impacts athletic outcomes increases.
A novel probiotics encapsulation technology, H&H Group’s pioneering research on HMObiotics, curcumin’s benefits on cognitive health are some of the stories covered in this round-up of new scientific findings.
A speaker at the recent Probiota conference held in Copenhagen from March 28- 30 explained to hundreds of delegates the importance of Akkermansia muciniphila and its exciting journey from mice to humans.
Gut-brain axis (GBX)-focused probiotic supplements have tripled to 200+ offerings since 2019, as promising science and self-medicating consumers seek solutions to a global mental health crisis afflicting a billion people, according to Lumina Intelligence.
Probiotic player Probi has completed the first commercial production batches of a dairy-free BLIS K12 at its US manufacturing site, with the new BLIS strains available shortly to customers around the world.
Scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have developed a breakthrough spray-drying technique for encapsulating probiotics with crosslinked alginates, protecting the bacteria from harsh acidic conditions in the gastro-intestinal...