All news articles for June 2021

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OmegaQuant Expands Omega-3 Testing to Pets

By Emily Jarecki

OmegaQuant has launched a new Omega-3 Index Test for pets that dog and cat owners can bring into the veterinarian and have their pet’s omega-3 level tested.

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FDA lists NDI update among priorities for coming year

By Hank Schultz

Publishing a revised version of the NDI Draft Guidance has made a list of FDA priorities for the coming year. Industry observers welcomed the news, but questioned how much impact it might have if enforcement priorities remain as they are.

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New guide offers transparency on plant-based sports nutrition

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Increasing popularity of plant-based sports nutrition has compelled sports nutritionist, TJ Waterfall, to compile a new guide designed to educate consumers and promote the industry’s commitment to vegan and vegetarian nutrition.

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Switching diet promotes healthy skin and joints, say scientists

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

A study, carried out by researchers at the University of California, found that simple changes in diet can have significant effects on skin disease, such as psoriasis - a chronic skin condition triggered by an overactive immune system that attacks healthy...

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Human clinical trials: How to build an immune health claim

By Nikki Hancocks

Building strong evidence for an immune health claim is high on the agenda for many in our industry today, so NutraIngredients asked an expert about the process of conducting human clinical trials with this specific aim in mind.

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The blurred lines of the legality of Delta-8

By Danielle Masterson

Months ago, many may not have even been aware of the existence of this cannabis compound. Today, Delta-8 is the fastest-growing category of hemp products, with US sales of products listing Delta-8 jumping 144% from a year earlier, according to cannabis...

NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Ayurveda is an ancient eastern medical practice that’s been around over 5 thousand years. And while CBD isn’t anything new, modern medicine has only recently began conducting research.

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NutraDads: An untapped market

By Danielle Masterson

As we head into Father’s Day weekend, NutraIngredients-USA sat down with several dads to discuss their role in their children’s nutrition.

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Study unlocks how key bacterium trains infant immune system

By Stephen Daniells

Bifidobacterium infantis EVC001 may influence immune system development in infants, says a new study from Evolve BioSystems that highlights the potential to reduce the risk of allergic and autoimmune conditions later in life.

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SOFAR Americas self-affirms GRAS for AminoAlta probiotics

By Stephen Daniells

The novel combination of two probiotic strains, which has been found to boost the increase the body’s absorption of key amino acids in plant proteins, has achieved self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status.

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Ocean Spray taps former Coca-Cola exec to lead international expansion

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Ocean Spray has hired former Coca-Cola Company vice president & general manager of its multi-billion-dollar water portfolio, Celina Li, to lead the cranberry cooperative's international expansion efforts and global business-to-business ingredients...

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The challenges with CBD for sports nutrition

By Shane Starling

The CBD sports nutrition sector had its game significantly boosted in 2018 when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removed the hemp-derived cannabinoid from its list of banned performance-enhancing substances – the market duly took off.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Shizu Okusa, CEO of Apothékary

NutraWomen Wednesday: Shizu Okusa, CEO of Apothékary

By Danielle Masterson

Shizu Okusa went from “wealth” to “wellness” after leaving her Wall Street banking job behind to become a wellness entrepreneur with her brand Apothékary, which is shaped by the principles of Ayurvedic, TCM and Japanese Kampo medicine.

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