Nestlé has bought its second brain health-focused medical foods start-up in eight months after snaffling Red River Pharma-owned Pamlab which makes high-dose vitamin supplements targeting depression, diabetes and Alzheimer’s.
With some of the nation’s biggest organic brands already among its customers, Kamut International is anticipating even more growth as it expands the science behind its ancient grain to target heart health, diabetes and sport nutrition.
The final stumbling blocks for the wide use of curcumin have been removed, claims Sabinsa as it launches its ‘next generation’ of curcuminoids offering ‘greater potency, stability and much better bioavailability’.
Daily supplements of a novel mixture of prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides may boost gut health and immune function and help reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, UK researchers report.
Organic India, a manufacturer of teas and supplements, is launching a line of organic, single-ingredient moringa supplements at the Expo West trade show in March. Could this be a signal that this superfood is finally ready to take off in the marketplace?
Tannin compounds from cranberries and pomegranate may slow the digestion of starch and offer specific dietary approaches to control blood sugar levels, suggests a new study.
A newly developed fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement delivering S-equol may boost heart health by reducing LDL cholesterol in overweight & obese people, says a new study.
An increased intake of vitamin D during adolescence could help to reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes levels may increase risk of Type 1 diabetes by half, say researchers.
Benfotiamine, a form of thiamine or vitamin B1, has been on the market for decades. So what makes BenfoPure, a branded form of the ingredient now represented by XSTO Solutions, special? The differentiator, said XSTO’s Dan Murray, is in the details.
Growing consumer awareness of their own deficiencies, its health benefits, and the emergence of innovative forms are making magnesium the ‘the hottest ingredient in the mineral category’.
As waistlines around the globe continue to swell, researchers and marketers struggle to find a rhetorical way to get their hands around the problem. First there was obesity, which became “diabesity,” adding diabetes to the mix. The latest entrant in the coin-a-disease-trend-word sweepstakes is “metabesity.”
Higher intake of beta-carotene could help those with a higher genetic predisposition for type 2 diabetes to lower their risk, while high intake of gamma-tocopherol may increase risk, suggest researchers.
Vestcom, a provider of shelf-edge pricing and product information for grocery retailers, has entered the dietary supplements retailing space with the launch of vitaAisles, a new service that provides nutrition and health claims information for a wide variety of supplements.
The safety of Aloe vera is solid despite a recent FDA analysis reporting ‘clear evidence of carcinogenicity’ since the FDA scientists studied aloe that is ‘completely different than many aloe vera products on the market’, say experts.
Alternative foods may offer fortification potential for vitamin D to help boost intakes of the sunshine vitamin among sections of the population that need it most, says a new review from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the University of Saskatchewan.
Regular use of dietary supplements containing fish oil, or glucosamine and chondroitin may reduce markers of inflammation by up to 22%, says a new study.
Supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) could postpone the onset of metabolic disorders and associated declines in cognitive functioning, according to new research.
In the last 100 years vitamins have been found to play vital roles in our health and wellbeing, but the full benefits of many vitamins is yet to be elucidated.In this special edition article NutraIngredients looks at some of the areas of vitamin research that are showing promise for the future.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has approved a patent for Naturex for its Fraxinus excelsior seed extract for combating metabolic syndrome by improving blood sugar regulation.
Deficiency in vitamin D may be associated with an increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to new research.