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Saying goodbye to ORAC was a good thing for industry, suppliers say

For the marketers of ingredients from the fruit and berry category that show robust antioxidant potential, the fact that ORAC values are no longer a marketing tool is a challenge and an opportunity as much as it is a drawback.

Saying goodbye to ORAC was a good thing for industry, suppliers say

Burnt out? Rhodiola rosea supplements may help, says new study

Daily supplements containing Rhodiola rosea extract may improve the symptoms of burnout, suggests data from the first trial to examine the effects of the botanical extract on this modern day condition.

DuPont invests $10 million to upgrade Wisconsin probiotic facility

DuPont Nutrition & Health upgraded its probiotics pilot facility in Madison, WI, a project that costs around $10 million and aims to increase pace of new product development.

Dietary management of OCD: Study links metabolism and vitamin D status to disease severity

One carbon metabolism that includes vitamin B12 and homocysteine, plus vitamin D deficiency could all play a role in the onset of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), research suggests.

How do you get honest feedback from target consumers without breaking the bank?

As any entrepreneur that has conducted instore demos will tell you, says TrySome founder Rune Knudsen, asking someone face to face what they think of your product may not be the best way to elicit an honest response, even though direct interactions with consumers can provide useful insights.

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Vox Pop: What do you think of nootropics?

What’s the public perception of nootropics? Some are curious, most are suspect, our person-on-the-street interviews reveal.

TSI receives first ever exclusive CFDA licence to produce HMB in China

Health product manufacturer TSI Group has announced the approval of the first ever China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) Manufacturing Licence for β-hydroxy β-methylbutyrate (HMB) production in China.

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