Daily supplements of Lactobacillus gasseri SBT2055 (LG2055) may help weight loss in people with obese tendencies, says a new study from Japan.
The Danone Institute International, the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), and the UK-based Nutrition Society (NS) have joined forces to evaluate the state of science surrounding the relationship between yogurt consumption and health.
Compounds extracted from apple peel may influence expression of a key inflammatory gene, suggests new data from Germany with potential implications for IBD.
Hebron USA, a relatively new division of Brazil-based Hebron Pharmaceuticals, is entering nationwide distribution in Walgreens stores with a liquid probiotic product.
Superfruits with their full suite of bioactives and their stories of hidden beginnings and discovery, have made ripe pickings for the founding of single ingredient companies.
Lakeview Equity Partners, a Milwaukee-based investment firm, has taken its first dip into the human nutrition pool with the acquisition of probiotics supplier and finished goods manufacturer UAS Labs.
Adding boiled barley kernels to the diet may increase levels of hormones linked to satiety and reduce subsequent energy intakes, says a new study from Sweden.
Sabinsa Corporation has received a Frost & Sullivan award for its Integrated Nutritional Composites technology.
A new non-invasive method to test the effects of functional foods and nutrients on the gut flora promises to help industry build solid evidence for health claims substantiation, says NIZO Food Research.
Using salmon eggs as their inspiration, Brazilian food scientists have developed probiotic beads for use in an expanded range of foods, including oriental cuisine.
Probiotics and their benefits have wide recognition in Europe and Asia, and awareness is growing. This situation bodes well for growth in the US, while it will serve to buoy manufacturers and marketers of these products in difficult regulatory times in the EU, said an expert recently.
New Chapter, Inc. is recalling some of its Probiotic Elderberry dietary supplement because some of the packages may contain soy, an undeclared allergen.
Daily supplements of galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) may enhance the absorption of calcium for adolescent girls, says a new study from Purdue University with implications for bone health.
The Brazilian functional and fortified packaged foods and dietary supplements markets have hit almost US$10 billion, says data from Euromonitor International.
King’s College Hospital in London is investigating the potential of a proprietary probiotic blend to benefit those suffering from diverticular disease.
A supplement of beneficial bacteria may ease stress-induced intestinal inflammation for people with irritable bowel syndrome, suggests new data from the University of Michigan.
Daily supplements of a fermented milk product containing five different probiotic strains may affect the parts of the brain linked to emotion and sensation, says a new study from UCLA and Danone.
Leading enzyme-based dietary supplement formulator has released two new products targeting gluten and lactose intolerance, conditions that affect over one third of the US population.
New possibilities for novel probiotic products are on the horizon after researchers report that some probiotic strains can eliminate antibiotic-resistant bacteria from the gut.
The European soy sector says a UN report that found dairy proteins offer a superior amino acid profile to plant proteins is only meaningful for the malnourished.