Right now, a gallon of gas costs $4 or less. Produce it from algae, and you can expect to pay $18 or more, says the boss of one firm convinced that cutting edge nutraceuticals - not biofuels - is where algae’s true potential lies, in the near term at least.
Oral supplementation with glutathione can increase the body’s stores of the antioxidant, and could influence immune function, according to new findings from Penn State College of Medicine.
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.
Hebron USA, a relatively new division of Brazil-based Hebron Pharmaceuticals, is entering nationwide distribution in Walgreens stores with a liquid probiotic product.
Ashwagandha, sometimes called the “king” of ayurvedic herbs, has been gaining traction in the North American marketplace. A big part of the reason is the investments in clinical science and the marketing support made by major suppliers of the ingredient, suppliers who have pursued divergent product development strategies.
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.
The month a baby is born might have a significant impact on its vitamin D status and immune development, according to new data.
Sabinsa Corporation has received a Frost & Sullivan award for its Integrated Nutritional Composites technology.
Long chain omega-3 fatty acids may help to boost the immune system by enhancing the functioning of immune cells, according to new research.
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.
Prebiotis supplements in infant formula may help to prevent eczema, but there is lack of evidence that the same is true for allergies, according to a new Cochrane review.
Improving levels of vitamin D in the blood via supplementation could help to fight of disease by affecting gene expression and boosting the immune system, say researchers.
New Chapter, Inc. is recalling some of its Probiotic Elderberry dietary supplement because some of the packages may contain soy, an undeclared allergen.
Biothera has named Shanghai Toong Yeuan Food Technology as the distributor in China of Biothera’s Wellmune WGP health ingredients for foods, beverages and supplements.
Heads or tails, the yin and the yang – there are two sides to everything, and the same can be said for the ‘antioxidant’ debate. In this guest article, Steve Baugh, Technical Services Director of ChromaDex Analytics Inc, gives us his views on antioxidants and pro-oxidants, and the potential rise of a new field of applied redox medicine.
Lycopene has a growing reputation among the carotenoids, but have we started to see a red revolution in the market? In this special edition article, NutrIngredients asks where the science and the market data stand on the tomato compound.
With antioxidants that are relatively new to the market, strong scientific evidence backing benefits and modes of action is crucial to constructing a coherent ingredient story, experts say. The tale of two antioxidants, ergothioneine and pterostilbene, illustrates the point.
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.
Blood levels of vitamin D may affect the expression of genes linked to immune health and inflammation, Norwegian scientists report for the first time.
In what has been dubbed a “hugely important finding”, Australian researchers have found that medical-grade manuka honey can be used as a new weapon in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, such as the MRSA superbug.