Tests carried out on collagen peptides suggests they may play a role in reducing the intensity of knee joint pain in healthy adults, potentially delaying the onset of chronic degenerative joint diseases.
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.
In response to the pandemic, UK firm Westomatic has made available a new contactless drinks dispenser that can mix up and distribute protein shakes along with a number of sports nutrition-based beverages.
As the industry enters the final few weeks of 2020, the raft of products, ingredients and extracts to incur the wrath of authorities does not let up as NutraIngredients presents a round-up of food alerts involving a folic acid spray, vegan protein bars...
A novel nutritional supplement combined with high-intensity exercise may boost working memory, reaction time, and processing efficiency for Air Force Airmen more than exercise alone, says a study from the US Air Force, Abbott, and the University of Illinois.
Collagen, in combination chondroitin sulphate, glucosamine hydrochloride and hyaluronic acid, appears to reduce cartilage degeneration as well as indicators of osteoarthritis (OA), according to a new study.
Gelatine trade associations from four continents have formed a new global organisation that aims to boost consumer awareness of gelatine’s role in nutraceuticals, joint health and cosmetic applications.
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.
Avena Nordic Grain, part of Finnish food industry group Apetit, has developed a new, sustainable, plant-protein-fibre ingredient: BlackGrain from Yellow Fields. FoodNavigator learns more about the unique ingredient’s nutritional and functional characteristics.
Grains fermented with Propionibacterium freudenreichii – the bacteria usually used as a ripening culture in Swiss-type cheese -- have enough vitamin B12 to be nutritionally significant and could potentially be cheaper than fortification, according to...
A combination of eggshell membrane plus fish oil may provide “rapid relief” of joint pain and stiffness after exercise for healthy adults, according to results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
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.
Mycoprotein, the mushroom derived protein source found in meat replacement products, stimulates muscle growth better than a leucine-matched portion of milk protein, according to a new study in resistance trained men.
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...
Purition is a UK protein shake manufacturer that wants to disrupt a breakfast offering that, co-founder Edward Taylor says, is too often characterised by ‘half truths’ and ‘nutrition myths’. What makes Purition different? “We play it straight down the...
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...
Diabetic patients who adopt a nutrition therapy consisting of whey protein and monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) have lower fasting blood glucose during the one-month long Ramadan fasting period, a clinical trial in Malaysia has shown.
Nuritas once again harnesses Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in the fight against the coronavirus as its platform is put to work identifying therapeutic peptides that modify the inflammatory response.
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.
Chinese health foods giant BY-HEALTH's FY19 revenue jumped 20.94% to hit RMB$5.2bn (US$748m), however performance from its Australian subsidiary Life-Space failed to meet expectations due to changes in China’s e-commerce law.
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).