All news articles for November 2021

CBD startup partners athlete organisation 4CAST

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CBD startup partners athlete organisation 4CAST

By Nikki Hancocks

London-based CBD drinks startup ThreeDots has announced a partnership with the athlete led media organisation 4CAST to see its products enter international markets.

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Review concludes magnesium relieves diabetes symptoms

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Oral supplementation with magnesium (Mg) - in particular magnesium oxide - facilitates glucose absorption while increasing insulin levels to help alleviate the symptoms associated with diabetes, according to a systemic review of related trials.

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Journal retracts botanical DNA barcoding paper by Newmaster

By Stephen Daniells

A paper that concluded that DNA barcoding techniques were more cost-effective than traditional practices for identification of vegetation species has been retracted after the lead researcher – Dr Steven Newmaster – failed to respond to questions about...

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Big opportunities in merging nutra and pharma

By Nikki Hancocks

Consumer trends, technological advancements and business strategies are causing the pharma and nutra markets to merge and this opens opportunities for the players in both industries to cater to consumers looking for the ultimate wellness solutions.

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Using fermentation to boost plant proteins

By Nikki Hancocks

Traditional fermentation has been done on plants to create products like tempeh or sauerkraut for many years, but the ability to use fermentation on protein isolates and concentrates has been a critical recent development, a fermentation expert tells...

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Leafreport: Half of CBG products tested don't meet label claim

By Danielle Masterson

With CBG more difficult to source than CBD, Leafreport sought to find out whether this meant a lot of CBG products were on the market that didn't meet label claims listing the amount of the cannabinoid shoppers should expect to find inside.

NutraIngredients-USA's upcoming webinar will explore the potential to modulate the microbiome to improve sleep

Microbiome modulation to improve sleep: What does the science say?

By Stephen Daniells

Consumers are increasingly aware of the detrimental effects of not getting enough sleep, and emerging links between the gut microbiota and sleep could create opportunities for prebiotics and probiotics in the booming natural sleep aid category.

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