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Creatine supplementation is most often associated with strength/short burst activities, but can be useful in other applications, too.  A recent paper tackles some of the many misconceptions about this ingredient. ©Getty Images - Kittiya

Roundup by experts puts to rest common creatine misconceptions

By Hank Schultz

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.

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Rapeseed: An untapped protein source

By Danielle Masterson

German scientists say rapeseed (Brassica napus) may be on track to replace soy as the best plant-based protein source.

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Five-ingredient whey supplement protects against sarcopenia

By Nikki Hancocks

A five-ingredient supplement of whey, micellar casein, creatine, vitamin D3, and omega-3, combined with resistance training, significantly improves lean mass, strength, and overall muscle quality in old age, according to a study of men over 70.

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Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Immunity startup creates high dose vitamin drinks for rapid recovery

By Nikki Hancocks

An entrepreneur with a passion for preventative health has created immunity supplements with up to ten times more vitamins than competitors, with an extra punch of polyphenols, in a bid to bring more healthful solutions to cold and flu aisles.

Arla Foods Ingredients recently launched a clean label ambient stirred yogurt concept containing five all-natural ingredients.  Pic: Arla Foods Ingredients

The growing importance of clean label in functional dairy

By Jim Cornall

Demand for functional dairy ingredients has never been higher. This is largely driven by the high-protein trend – consumers increasingly understand the proven benefits of high-quality proteins, in particular those from whey, for muscle growth, weight...

Nestlé Health Science to acquire majority stake in Vital Proteins

Nestlé Health Science to acquire majority stake in Vital Proteins

By Stephen Daniells

Nestlé Health Science has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Chicago-based Vital Proteins, adding the leading collagen brand to its other vitamin, mineral, supplement and wellness brands, including Atrium Innovations, Garden of Life, Pure Encapsulations...

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Thousands sign petition demanding Holland & Barrett store closures

By Nikki Hancocks

Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.

Last chance saloon: NutraIngredients Awards 2020 deadline TODAY

Get your entries submitted by today ... or miss out!

Last chance saloon: NutraIngredients Awards 2020 deadline TODAY

By Nathan Gray

It is time to pick a category and submit your entry to the NutraIngredients Awards 2020. Make sure you get your submission to one of our 12 categories in before the the end of today (Friday 7th February).

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