Ingredientsonline.com is promising to change the industry by allowing manufacturers in the US to purchase raw materials directly from overseas factories, providing considerable cost and time savings.
Ayurvedic principles and ingredients are increasingly accepted in North America among product formulators. But a tension exists: Are these best used in concentrated forms and in isolation or in their traditional matrices?
Simple and economically affordable nano-carrier systems may protect resveratrol from photodegradation and aid absorption across the intestinal barrier, says a new study from Portugal.
Mazza Innovation Ltd has formally opened its commercial-scale processing facility featuring its proprietary water extraction technology branded as PhytoClean.
Virgin olive oil enriched with polyphenols compounds from thyme may protect our DNA from oxidative damage, says a new study from Spain.
A new position paper on sports nutrition takes no sides in the debate about which carbs are best but does take a step toward more focused recommendations for protein amounts and timed delivery. The paper also highlights five supplement ingredient categories as being worthy of attention.
Habitual chocolate consumption has correlation with better cognitive functioning, according to analyses of 968 people living in New York
In US basketball lingo they call it playing small ball. Frutarom, which supplies flavors, fragrances and dietary supplement ingredients, has grown to one of the world’s largest companies in the category by acquiring many of the smallest firms.
A daily supplement with an extract from cacao may reduce UV-induced skin aging and protect against wrinkles, suggests a new study with lab mice and human skin cells.
Daily consumption of Concord grape juice for three months may boost spatial memory and driving performance in working moms, says a new study funded by Welch Foods.
The potential heart health benefits of flavonoids are linked to their metabolites and not the unmetabolized precursors, say a new study from the UK.
Red raspberries are rich in polyphenols but its health benefits can only be fully understood by studying how the body metabolises these micronutrients and the mode of action of the bioactive compounds that trigger these potential protective effects, a study has shown.
Calcium and vitamin D are often credited as the nutrients to go to for bone strength, but according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, it takes far more than just that.
The potential cognitive health benefits of açai (Euterpe spp.) may be linked to antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, according to recent studies from scientists at Tufts University AIBMR Life Sciences.
Back in 2009, a group of researchers in Germany and the US published a hotly debated study that said antioxidants may blunt the benefits of exercise. One of the researchers recently released a topical review of the subject, and he still stands by the results.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted a comment to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), expressing their opposition to proposals that would “change the tariff classification of certain bilberry and blueberry extract powders,” the association said in a press release.
Consuming cocoa flavanols may interact with the gut microbiota as a way of preventing metabolic syndrome or easing the condition’s symptoms, a review has concluded.
If predictions are true that the future of weight management is less about what to cut out and more about eating healthy foods, then manufacturers and consumers should consider adding more apples, pears and berries to meals, which new research suggest can slow weight gain.
The notion that food consumers are more committed to transparency than are supplement users is not borne out at the retail level, experts from two natural channel retailers say.
Adding a mangosteen fruit by-product to cheaper low cocoa chocolates could improve their nutritional content without compromising flavour, researchers have discovered.