A recent study modelling inflammation in both human and rodent macrophage cells in-vitro observed that extract of Garcinia dulcis, aka yellow mangosteen, was able to reduce secretion of pro-inflammatory factors.
Whey, but not pea, protein significantly attenuates exercise induced muscle damage (EIMD) following long-distance walking in older adults, likely due to the difference in leucine levels, according to new research.
Sports nutrition and probiotics are the focus of innovation news this week, with new flavours specifically formulated for plant proteins, plus whey powder scientifically-backed for HIIT workouts, and an organic probiotic catering to the growing all-natural...
An award-winning nutrition researcher who was diagnosed with multiple-sclerosis (MS) aged 15 has taken inspiration from his life's research and personal experience to create a polyphenol-packed plant powder brand called Phytaphix.
Eevia Health Oy and Natural Functional Ingredients’ new distribution deal looks set to expand availability of the firm’s active nutrients such as polyphenols, flavonoids, antioxidants, and beta-glucans.
The European Commission (EC) makes available a working document that describes the objectives of the nutrition and health claim regulations made on plants and their preparations for food use as ‘not fully attained’.
Plants native to the British Isles from wild raspberries and elderflowers to seaweed could prove just as exciting to food developers as the exotic flora and fauna of South America and Africa, according to experts at Kew Gardens.
Cactus Botanics has launched a new flax seed lignan ingredient in
the North American market, which it hopes will help address a
growing consumer focus on a number of health conditions, including
prostate and heart health.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has highlighted
sustainability of herbal harvesting as a key movement in the
industry, as part of its 2004-2005 Tonnage Survey of North American
Wild Harvested Plants.
American Herbal Products Association has presented comments to the
US Fish and Wildlife Service on revisions to its list of endangered
wild plant species to be protected from specimen trading -
particulary the natural antibiotic goldenseal.
In a bid to more effectively protect wild herbs used by the natural
products industry, AHPA has found fault with the US Forest
Service's definition of what constitutes a "native plant"
and wants greater emphasis put...
The US Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health
Inspection Service yesterday confirmed the presence of the
country's first case of soybean rust, found on soybean leaf samples
taken from two plots in Louisiana.