Clinical Microbiomics has developed a new microbiome assessment tool which promises unmatched accuracy, thereby reducing the risk of inaccurate results, wasted resources, and potentially ineffective products.
A new randomised controlled trial identifies that chicory root fibres can selectively increase Bifidobacterium species within the human gut, regardless of food application and matrix, to achieve associated health benefits.
A new pilot study testing the efficacy of a digitalised personalised nutrition approach that integrates genetic profiles, microbiome composition, and physiological parameters, concludes it is highly effective in meeting unique needs and has the potential...
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Chinese researchers say that oral probiotics is a better option than topical probiotics in treating inflammatory skin conditions, as it mediates the intestinal microbiota that in turns help regulate skin health.
More well-designed research with elite soccer players is needed to improve support and advice regarding the use of dietary supplements for athletic performance enhancement, a literature review concludes.
Arla Foods Ingredients has partnered with experts at the health and nutrition firm Health and Happiness Group (H&H) and researchers at APC Microbiome Ireland to collaborate on a project focused on diet for early-life cognitive development.
Supplementation with the probiotic strains Lactiplantibacillus plantarum and Lacticaseibacillus paracasei can have a signifitcant impact on the faecal metabolome in children with coeliac disease autoimmunity.
New research reveals 'remarkable changes' in gut bacteria, fungi, and faecal metabolites in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, providing novel insights into new therapeutic approaches to improve bone health.
Consuming a complete nutrition drink fortified with EPA and BCAA for three weeks may increase muscle mass and strength in elderly with inadequate protein intake, according to a new randomised blinded placebo-controlled trial.
A single dose of 30 mg saffron extract (Safr’Inside) improves psychological stress response after exposure to a lab-based stressor, according to a new double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised, cross-over study.
A new study comparing the labelled and actual contents of zinc and selenium supplements, finds these products regularly contain less of the mineral than labelled, with some even falling outside the allowed labelling tolerances.
A review of recent studies on the potential health benefits and ability of blueberries to protect against cutaneous (skin) environmental damage, indicates skin aging could be modulated with consistent dietary and topical application.
Some microbes in the gut microbiome of humans and mice may help control the buildup of plaque in arteries by consuming a group of inflammatory chemicals before they can circulate in the body, new research suggests.
Aubrey Levitt, CEO and co-founder of Postbiotics Plus Research, speaks to NutraIngredients about the current market growth of postbiotics, but underlines the key areas that should be addressed by the industry to ensure the continued success of the category....
Nutritional interventions can help prevent sarcopenia via maintenance of protein homeostasis, protect against inflammation, enhanced mitochondrial function, and reversal of satellite cell dysfunction, a new review describes.
Metabolomic research suggests that the compound S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe) may play a more critical role in infant development than previously thought while offering encouraging support for supplemental use in new mothers.
Supplementation of infant formula with the human milk oligosaccharide 2′-fucosyllactose (2′-FL) elevates the production of secondary microbial metabolites in the infant's microbiome to levels closer to that seen in breastfed infants, according to...
Supplementation with an antioxidant ‘cocktail’ failed to improve bone mineral density (BMD), bone mineral content (BMC), and bone structure in healthy males following an 88-day regime, including head-down tilt bed rest (HDBR), conclude researchers.
A new literature review from Australian and UK authors suggests vitamins and minerals have “potentially significant benefits” in reducing fatigue both in healthy people and those with chronic illnesses.
A new paper, published in 'Nutrition Bulletin', is calling for a review of health claim regulation to enable dietitians and nutritionists who work for industry to be allowed to use authorised health claims in their work.
Yakult's science manager presented at the Nutrition Society's online conference "Bridging the gap from Science to Industry" this week, discussing the challenges in communicating science, the benefits in collaboration, and the unfair...
A new RCT involving infants born by cesarean section concludes Lactobacillus paracasei N1115 may help boost the Lactobacillus population in the gut, maintain faecal pH, improve gut immunity and reduce cortisol levels, especially in very young infants.
The recent agreement between the companies will permit the use of Pharmabiome’s patented microbiome NicheMap technology, enabling for the production of precision prebiotic fibres targeted to ensure optimal interaction with the microbiome.
A new study reveals lower DHA and vitamin B12 content in the milk of vegetarian and vegan mothers, leading researchers to call for raised awareness and supplementation, especially in the case of DHA where this is not common procedure.
New research has identified over 300 molecules differentially abundant in the faeces of IBD patients, independent of confounders, which researchers say paves the way for future interventions targeting intestinal inflammation.
A new study testing a methodology for assessing vitamin supplement content has revealed significant deviations in the content of vitamin K2 and D3 in tested supplements, adding that claims made on the labels may be misleading to consumers.
Global nutrition and research leaders have joined forces in a public-private partnership to develop a novel integrated in-vitro, ex-vivo and AI research model which is hoped to have huge implications for the infant nutrition industry.
Probiotic supplementation may be an affordable and safe adjuvant treatment option for cognitivie decline management in patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD), according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.
Neither chia flour nor whey protein supplementation elicit an enhanced effect on fat free mass (FFM) or strength gains during resistance training in healthy young men consuming a high protein mixed diet, according to new data.
A new systematic review on the beneficial effects of probiotic supplementation for patients with depressive disorders finds long-term data lacking, with existing evidence only able to report on short-term intervention.
Reading scientific study reports is part and parcel of working in this industry but many have not come from a scientific background, making it difficult to confidently read reports and critically analyse how robust and impactful findings really are. This...
Lactiplantibacillus plantarum supports nutrition optimisation through the improved absorption of amino acids, in both its pro- and postbiotic form, according to a new study in mice, creating opportunities for innovation within children’s growth and healthy...
As we celebrate International Women’s Day this week and throughout the month of March, we examine the lack of representation in clinical trials and ask whether the FTC’s new guidelines are enough to disrupt the current system’s cumulative bias.