Rousselot, the collagen-based ingredients producer, has revealed a new study which it says provides important answers surrounding the bioavailability of collagen peptides and the modifications they undergo during digestion.
The bone broth category (shelf-stable and refrigerated) is pretty small in the scheme of things, but it’s growing rapidly, with US retail sales more than tripling to $19.7m in the 52 weeks to Jan 22,* fueled by a small but highly engaged set of health...
Athletes and active people in general tend to put more wear and tear on their bones and joints. But unlike protein or energy, bone & joint supplements aren’t as easy to market as a sport nutrition product.
Supplementation of alkaline potassium salts may help preserve bone health by lowering the excretion of calcium and acid as well as the bone resorption marker NTX (N-terminal telopeptides), according to meta-analysis.
Belgian firm BioActor is one step closer to being able to lodge an application for its olive polyphenol product BonOlive, after a human intervention study confirmed its ability to protect post-menopausal women against osteoporosis.
As populations age, maintaining healthy bones and joints becomes increasingly important. Indeed, the global bone and joint health supplements market is predicted to hit US$9 billion globally by 2017, according to Global Industry Analysts. In this gallery...
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against glucosamine-joint health claims being made by supplements manufacturer Seven Seas, despite the claims being almost identical to its own approved version.
New research adds to mounting evidence that silicon delivered as
choline-stabilised orthosilicic acid (ch-OSAT) may boost the
ability of calcium and vitamin D to build bone mineral density
(BMD) in osteoporosis and osteopenia sufferers.
Taking supplements of lactoferrin or a drink enriched with the milk
protein may help to prevent osteoporosis in those at risk, say
researchers from New Zealand, revealing for the first time that the
compound has powerful bone-building...
Leading gelatine producer GELITA will take a seat at the WHO-driven
bone and joint health initiative Bone and Joint Decade, one of just
a few food ingredients firms invited to the table, created to
improve research, prevention and...
The World Health Organisation has defined osteoporosis as the
second leading health care problem after cardiovascular disease. A
new European funded project - called 'Osteodiet' - is set to
investigate dietary strategies...
A recent study conducted by herbal and supplement maker OCT USA
found that two of its herbal extracts have a positive effect on
bone metabolism. The company said they could be used by women to
protect against the bone-wasting disease...
A novel form of vitamin D has been shown to grow bone in the lab
and in experimental animals, a result that holds promise for the
millions worldwide who suffer from or are at risk for the
bone-wasting disease osteoporosis.
Two new supplements designed to promote bone health have been
launched under the Daily Balance brand. The supplements contain
calcium and soy and were formulated by women's health expert Dr