Compound Solutions, the company behind nature identical theacrine called TeaCrine, is aiming to make cognitive plus energy products more mainstream.
Online brand Limited Lab launches new nootropic supplement “Dragon,” which contains a blend of Kyowa Hakko’s Cognizin citicoline and Compound Solution’s brand-name theacrine Teacrine.
A new study conducted on nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, suggests the ingredient can help forestall some aspects of muscle weakness brought on by aging.
Spirulina, a blue-green alga or cyanobacterium, may reduce physical and mental fatigue after exercise, report scientists from Ohio State University.
The lipid structure of EPA and DHA omega-3s – from triglyceride to free fatty acids or ethyl esters forms – does not have a significant effect on their bioavailability, says a new study from England.
Creatine is a well-known sport supplement ingredient that is starting to creep into mainstream sports nutrition applications as well. Researchers in Nebraska dug deeper into existing preliminary studies to explore creatine’s potential beyond the musculoskeletal system.
A new study conducted in rodents shows that a milk protein hydrosolate promotes sleep, with minimal side effects.
Interest in probiotics is skyrocketing and the friendly bugs are increasingly turning up in functional beverages. But what are the challenges of this delivery system and what are the solutions?
Branded ingredient suppliers are increasingly being called upon to present customers with sophisticated, turn-key solutions for claims and marketing support to differentiate themselves and to justify the higher price point of their ingredients.
A brain-to-gut pathway, where neurological symptoms begin first, may explain why higher levels of anxiety and depression are predictors of developing gastrointestinal disorders, a study has determined.
Despite the plethora of studies that focus on resveratrol’s beneficial health effects, there is still not one singular mechanism of action that can be agreed upon that sufficiently explains its positive preventative effects.
The elderberry may play a larger role than previously thought in counteracting the decline in neuronal and cognitive functions, particularly in Alzheimer’s disease, according to research presented at the 10th World congress on Polyphenol Applications in Porto, Portugal.
Having the right science to back claims is the antidote to the potential contagion represented by issues surrounding so-called smart drugs, says a leading supplier.
Higher dietary intakes of flavonoids from fruit, vegetables and herbs are associated with a lower risk of depression in older women, says a new study from Harvard scientists.
A new policy by the American Medical Association on nootropics once again highlights the blurred edges of what can legitimately be called a ‘dietary supplement.’
Recent headlines related to a review calling pre-natal vitamin and mineral supplements an “unnecessary expense” for most expectant mothers could lead to serious repercussions and a stronger response from all stakeholders is needed to challenge such statements.
Dow AgroSciences is a step closer to commercializing oil from canola plants bred to produce meaningful amounts of the coveted long-chain omega-3 fatty acids DHA (3.7%) and EPA (0.7%), which are currently only found in fish, fungi or microalgae, according to a letter in the journal Nature Biotechnology.
The vitamin D status of the US population is improving, coinciding with the use of higher vitamin D supplement doses, says a new study from the US CDC and the Office of Dietary Supplements.
A new paper sponsored by branded ingredient supplier AIDP has elucidated the way in which threonates boost the uptake of magnesium into the brain, the company announced recently.
Marketed for its energy-boosting qualities, BSN looked to the Amazon, the Himalayas, and West Africa for botanical ingredients for one of its new EDGE pre-workout products.
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