Betaine supplementation may be a useful nutritional strategy to regulate the immune system, according to sports scientists, who also think the micronutrient may reduce injury risk as a result of overtraining.
With studies showing significant benefits for cognitive function and brain health, plus data suggesting a link to measures of biological age, spermidine holds “significant promise in limiting the effects of aging”.
Gut health. It’s everywhere. It’s hard not to go a day without hearing about the microbiome or the launch of a new probiotic. But the more we learn about this enigma within us, the more questions arise.
Supplementation with a novel bacterium isolated from the human gut may counteract diet-induced obesity, insulin resistance, and inflammation, says a new study that creates “an incredible scientific opportunity”.
With US retail sales of cannabidiol-infused foods, beverages and supplements declining sharply in the past year and some early-adopters souring on the ingredient after experiencing lackluster ‘results,’ some players in the space are discontinuing their...
The European Commission (EC) has been accused of ‘abandoning all ambition on botanicals,’ after a recent evaluation of regulation on nutrition and health claims, concluded ‘further study’ was required.
There is a lack of scientific evidence from randomised controlled trials (RCTs) for supplements that claim to benefit air travel symptoms such as jetlag and edema, although there is limited support to suggest melatonin and pycnogenol may be worthwhile.
Caroline Beckman started her career at just 18 years old. Less than a decade later she has founded, advised and invested in over 10 companies. The founder and CEO of Nouri credits much of her success to her mother, who homeschooled her.
M&A activity continues apace in the contract manufacturer sector with INW (Innovations in Nutrition + Wellness) announcing it has acquired Utah-based Capstone Nutrition from Brightstar Capital Partners.
A new Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program bulletin on pomegranate adulteration finds that the situation has improved somewhat in the past five years, but that a still unacceptably high amount of fraudulent products are in the market.
A bill that would significantly restrict the sale of some dietary supplements in New York State has quickly advanced to a vote by the full State Senate, greatly increasing the chances it could become law.
Findings from the Food4Me trial reveals that personalised nutrition advice achieves greater reductions in foods high in fat, sugars and salt as global initiatives target these foods to address the obesity crisis.
Supplement manufacturer NOW has received ISO accreditation for its laboratories, an unusual step for an in house operation that the company says will put it in better stead to keep up with new retailer requirements such as those put forth by Amazon.
Biotech start-up FitBiomics has launched its first consumer product under the Nella brand, with more to come from the company that is mining the microbiomes of elite athletes for next generation probiotics.
A smart toilet that uses artificial intelligence is making a splash at Duke University. The tool, which is under development, can be retrofitted within the pipes of an existing toilet to help analyze stool. The new technology could assist in managing...
Supplementation with the branded ashwagandha root extract KSM-66 may boost cardiorespiratory endurance and recovery in healthy athletic adults, while simultaneously help with stress management, says a new study.
A Swedish cohort study which assessed associations between healthy food choices and human gut microbiota composition has pointed out the notable impact of dietary fiber and red meat on the health of the gut microbiome.
Nutraceutical specialists Lehvoss Group have revealed details of a new venture with Danish ingredients firm Engredo that looks to expand and build on product portfolios’ availability throughout Europe.
A final consent degree has been approved between BASF and a second company and the US Federal Trade Commission to settle a case concerning the use of a fish oil supplement in the treatment of non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Fish-derived supplements, particularly those containing collagen, have potential beneficial properties for managing type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome via modulation of the gut microbiome, according to a new study in mice.
Feeding into the rising demand for transparency in the marketplace, ingredient supplier Cypress Systems has launched a new line of chelated minerals whose specifications the company claims will verify the performance claims associated with the new offerings.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition has filed a citizen’s petition with FDA requesting that the Agency reverse its decision that the ingredient NAC is not legal for use in dietary supplements. CRN states that FDA’s ruling on the matter, voiced in warning...