The mushroom fibre chitin-glucan has potential as a prebiotic that alters activity in the microbiota and cuts LDL cholesterol, says patent owner KitoZyme as it looks to fund further clinical work and product development.
A debate is brewing over what exactly constitutes a prebiotic, and whether the established definition needs to be updated. NutraIngredients spoke with leading researcher Professor Bob Rastall to find out more.
A chewing gum with the amino acid cysteine aimed at reducing the
risk of alcohol and tobacco smoking related cancers is expected to
launch to market this year, following extensive research at the
University of Helskinki.
Supplement retailer GNC has reformulated its Natural Brand
acidophilus products, taking advantage of Nutraceutix's technology
and processes to give the live organisms a better chance of
surviving the long and perilous journey...