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.
A new study has found that higher levels of DHA can lower the overall risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, which the authors say could potentially help save billions of dollars in health care costs.
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.
While the COVID-19 pandemic brought a renewed interest to vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, D, and zinc for immune health, industry experts believe it has also led to novel combinations of ingredients that could work synergistically.
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.
Biology suggests that B vitamins could enhance the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) when taken for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), but higher quality and better designed trials are needed, a review has found.
A Thai researcher has invented a personalised probiotics dispenser machine that supplies consumers with probiotics strains that they lack in their gut, using bioinformatics and artificial intelligence (AI).
Researchers mining data from a previous study have found that omega-3 supplementation cut the rate of hospitalization for heart failure among patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This effect was heightened for Black subjects, the authors said.
The latest information from the major supplies of marine sourced omega-3s shows these resources continued to be managed in a sustainable manner, despite lingering concerns over how climate change might ultimately affect these fisheries.
Adults who had only been asleep for less than five hours had persistently lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA compared to those who had a normal sleep between seven and nine hours, a study has found
A three-year double-blind randomized controlled trial with over 2,000 participants showed that omega-3 supplements may have an impact on the rate of falls in older people, the first time such a result has been reported.
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Since the rise of Fitbit and Garmin, consumers have been quick to jump in on new products that allow them to track their health metrics, so it’s no surprise that nutra firms are also increasingly innovating with tech to boost consumer health.
An analytical study on marine sourced dietary supplements found different forms of arsenic present in most of them, but at sub-toxic levels. GOED said the results were not a concern to consumers with the caveat that the risk posed by one of the arsenic...
The supplementation of perilla seed oil and citrus peel powder is reported to have significantly improve age-related cognitive decline in healthy elderly, according to a one-year RCT conducted in Japan.
Building a business that is environmentally sustainable is not just ‘for show’, but is also delivering tangible benefits such as saving costs, providing better control over the supply chain, and improving the quality of raw materials used, say a raft...
A new analysis of previous data has revealed a relationship between Omega-3 levels and a common marker for systemic inflammation. The result could help shed further light on the mechanism of action of EPA and DHA, according to one of the authors.