Insufficient amounts of iron in the body may lead to psychosocial health consequences such as depression among women of reproductive age (WRA), according to research published in the Journal of Nutrition.
Coprococcus spp. may be a potential biomarker organism for mental health, and could be “an interesting lead for novel dietary-based preventive therapies for specific neurological disorders”, says a new review.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is launching a "Step Up Nutrition" portfolio aimed at improving growth and development, immunity, cognitive development, mental health, and gut health in children aged three to twelve.
Daily supplementation with collagen peptides may boost not only functional and physical outcomes for middle-aged people but may also significantly improve measures of pain and mental health, says a new double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study.
The startup Healthy-Longer is shining a light on the lack of objectivity in the treatment of mental health conditions, offering at-home urine tests to identify potential neuro-biomarker disruptions and nutrient deficiencies.
Alkemist Labs – an independent lab specializing in botanical screening for the dietary supplement industry – has developed and validated an analytical method to quantify psychoactives in plants and fungi.
Supplementation with higher doses of vitamin D during a critical emotional developmental window may reduce mental health issues like depression and anxiety in children as they age, according to a recent study.
Limited dietary intake of vitamin D and minimal sun exposure increases the risk of clinically significant anxiety symptoms in young women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to research on college students.
In this NutraIngredients podcast, Nikki Hancocks speaks to Peter Wennstrom, founder of the HMT (Healthy Marketing Team), about consumer interest in mental health and the marketing techniques to tap into this mindset.
New South Wales-based Renovatio Bioscience is expanding its supplement SKUs in supermarket chain Woolworths, with the company recently launching mental wellbeing and skin health supplements exclusively for the chain.
According to the 2021 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, 16% of dietary supplement users said they turned to supplements for mental health support (e.g. anxiety, depression, stress management).
Twelve weeks of supplementation with a turmeric extract led to significant reductions in body weight for overweight but healthy people. The extract was also associated with improvements in mental health scores.
The desire for functional food and supplements has become more specific and more holistic at the same time, leading to a wide range of opportunities for startups tapping into the interest in immunity, mood and sleep.
Because depression appears less common in nations where people eat large amounts of fish, scientists have looked into whether fish oils may play a role in mood disorders over the years. Two omega-3 fatty acids —eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic...
The last two years have seen an acceleration in the personalized nutrition space, with numerous acquisitions and new initiatives. But what are the key trends to watch in 2021 in this space? We caught up with the American Nutrition Association’s Corinne...
GNC has teamed up with the owner of Unbreakable Performance Center, Jay Glazer, to launch a new line of clean supplements called “Unbreakable Performance Fueled by GNC.” The NFL Insider for FOX Sports and MMA trainer sat down to tell us more about this...
Taking care of ourselves is more important than ever. Two major pieces to the self-care puzzle are sleep and nutrition. However, that may not be enough. Research is mounting to suggest that there are very real and important implications for when we eat....
If your child misbehaves, you may only have yourself to blame, a new study suggests. Recent research indicates the gut microbiome could be a potential determinant of how a child’s environment ultimately impacts their neurobiological function and mental...
Taiwan's Bened Biomedical is expanding its psychobiotic business from APAC to Europe, with a new proprietary probiotic strain, as well as recent research on its established PS128 product, driving the firm's continued growth.
A study of older people's use of complementary and alternative
medicine (CAM) to manage anxiety or depression indicates that the
over 65s may represent a large potential market for makers of
supplements and non-vitamin natural...
The mental health market for dietary supplements is emerging as a
new health platform, according to a report from Frost and Sullivan,
but it's not all about baby boomers wanting to ward off
Alzheimer's. Rather, stressed-out...
A survey carried out in Britain finds that certain food can improve
mental health. The findings reported at a conference in London this
week show that almost 90 per cent of people studied saw significant
improvements in mood swings,...