A new systematic review including data from 339 subjects, found dietary supplements have protective effects on lean muscle mass, but not on strength, amongst patients suffering from disuse muscular atrophy.
Infants fed low-protein formulas which are α-lac-enriched or casein glycomacropeptide-reduced can achieve weight gain and metabolic profiles closer to that of breastfed (BF) infants, new Arla Foods Ingredients-funded research concludes.
Measuring plasma free amino acids (PFAA) may have importance in assessing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and facilitate a lifestyle approach to dementia management, according to the authors of a report...
It has been more than a century since citrulline has been identified and codified as a standalone amino acid. Even after all that time research on whether the ingredient provides a true aerobic performance benefit is mixed at best, a new review has found.
A new study in mice has revealed the metabolic pathway that contributes to memory loss in Alzheimer's disease and found that supplying a specific amino acid as a nutritional supplement can restore spatial memory.
Italian food authorities issue guidance on the purity of amino acids in dietary supplements becoming only the second European country to do so in moves intended to guarantee consumers ‘a high level of protection’.
The sports nutrition market continues to ramify beyond the dedicated gym goer set. In this era of Active Nutrition, those companies with ingredients that can play in multiple spaces will prosper, a supplier says.
While truffles may the epitome of taste in the culinary world, they also have potential as a functional food ingredient, say researchers, outlining their antioxidant, antimicrobial, and immune-modulating potential.
With an oat protein acquisition and mycoprotein partnership already under its belt, Naturex is now working on a new “high-end, functional” protein made from its leftover plant-based biomass to be launched next year. Its three-pronged strategy for growth...
A canned liquid supplement called Good Idea, formulated to be a ‘sugar buster,’ just hit the market. Its blood sugar management properties are backed by research out of the Food for Health Science Center at Lund University in Sweden.
Sports supplements retailer MyProtein have fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority rules over “misleading” claims the firm were offering discounts of up to 60% on items during a monthly sale.
Expensive and energy intensive methods to purify protein may not be necessary because 'impure' proteins can perform as well as, or even better than, pure ones for functionality, a two-year Wageningen-led project has found.
The importance of mental strength in addition to physical strength is gaining increasing appreciation in sports nutrition, and key players are building the science around cognitive health in response to demand for ingredients to boost focus and decision...
Kyowa Hakko has launched a new amino acid blend called Setria Performance Blend to capitalize on the growth of the sports nutrition sector. The launch also coincides with a new emphasis on quality, the company says.
Having quickly established its credentials in the sports nutrition space, positive results in recent clinical trials are creating new opportunities for Nutrition 21’s Nitrosigine in the cognitive health sector.
The need for sustainable proteins is on the rise, but are they as healthy and nutritious as their mainstream equivalents? A public-private partnership (PPP) coordinated by Wageningen University aims to determine just that, and is on the lookout for more...