From brain health to muscle building, and from malnutrition to botanicals, our special editions have set record traffic levels for their in-depth articles and exclusive content. Here, we have the second part of our round-up of the key lessons from the special editions.
The old proverb may stand the test of time, according to new research that suggests consuming an apple a day has the same benefits as statin drugs for people over 50.
Consumption of wolfberries - also known as goji berries - may be associated with increasing the protective effect of influenza vaccines against the virus, according to new research in mice.
Supplements of Linnea's HMRLignan, the plant lignan isolated and purified from the Norway spruce (picea abies), may reduce the number of hot flashes by over 50%, says a new study.
Freeze-drying strawberries keeps all their Vitamin C and polyphenols and 92% of their antioxidants, saving more nutrients than by chilling.
An extract from West African sorghum may provide immune benefits, according to a new study people with HIV but with broader health management potential.
Thorne Research, a company that specializes in supplements for the practitioner channel, has partnered with a prominent cardiologist to launch a new line of cardiovascular health products.
The potential brain health benefits of açai (Euterpe oleraceae Mart.) may be linked to an inhibition of the aggregation of beta-amyloid proteins, says a new study from Australia.
Greater investment in research to delay aging may be a 'highly efficient' way to prevent disease, extend healthy life, and improve public health, according to new research.
Buoyed by recent investment from DSM, the CEO of Chromadex says the company is not scared to spend big to develop ingredients that stand up to increased scientific scrutiny and resonate with the market.
Acute ingestion of polyphenols from coffee may improve the function of the cells lining blood vessels (endothelial cells), says a new study from Japan that supports the heart health benefits of coffee constituents.
Waste streams are good place to start looking for functional ingredients, and so it was with a new company called AppleActives, which has developed a joint health ingredient from apple peels, peels which were previously being used as compost or as a low-grade feed additive.
The potential health benefits of North American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) and its unique nutrition profile extend beyond reducing the risk of urinary tract infections to include multiples heart health activities and temper inflammation, says a new review.
Daily supplements containing resveratrol may reduce the production of compounds responsible for the build-up of cholesterol in the body of overweight and obese people, says a new study.
Punicalagins from pomegranate may offer benefits for joint and skin health by inhibiting the activity of enzymes that break collagen, according to data from cell and animal studies.
A new science developing around phytonutrients is opening the doors of an entirely new domain, but understanding how to use the information and combining this with ethical cultivation will have to go hand in hand for successful commercialization, says the Botanical Explorer.
Botanical players who are serious about providing good quality products must take more care of their supply chain in order to increase sustainability and build quality, says Professor Monique Simmonds, OBE.
Evidence from randomized control trials supports a role for tea and tea compounds – specifically L-theanine and caffeine – to benefit mood and performance, says a review from Unilever.
With the world’s largest natural products supply show less than three weeks away, NutraIngredients-USA trawls through the education program and gives you our top picks for Las Vegas.
Much more than just a single category, the weight loss market is striated into multiple segments based on consumers’ varying attitudes, behaviors and motivations, according to a study by consumer products consulting firm Abunda.
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