All news articles for September 2022

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Newsom vetoes California weight loss bill

By Stephen Daniells

California Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed AB3141, California's age restriction bill to prohibit retailers from selling certain dietary supplements for weight loss without a prescription or ID to those under 18.

NutraCast: The lack of nutritional guidelines for trans people

NutraCast: The lack of nutritional guidelines for trans people

By Danielle Masterson

As transgender Americans gain visibility, a recent Pew Research survey found that 1.6% of US adults are transgender or nonbinary, meaning their gender differs from the sex they were assigned at birth. That rate is even higher for younger adults, with...

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BCAA offers mobility and mental health benefits for T2D patients

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Elderly patients with type-2 diabetes (T2D) at risk from sarcopenia may benefit from branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) supplementation shown to improve knee extension muscle mass and depression, according to Japanese research.

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September Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

From gut-brain axis to heart health to hydration, there's a new product suited for a variety of lifestyles this fall.

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Opportunities to integrate tech advances into sport science

By Nikki Hancocks

Advances in technology can be better integrated into the world of sport science through 'big data' sharing, field-based physiological measures, and more personalised prescriptions, according to a new paper that will be presented at the upcoming...

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Upcoming webinar to examine tumultuous CBD market

By Hank Schultz

Demand for CBD ingredients remains high and innovation continues apace even as the regulatory uncertainty of the category persists. A panel of influential speakers will delve into these and other questions in an upcoming webinar hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.

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Ashwagandha shows wellness benefits in US college students

By Asia Sherman

Supplementation with ashwagandha may improve the psychological well-being and support academic success of college students in the United States, according to recent research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.

NutraCast: Sustainability not a top concern for tea industry

NutraCast: Sustainability not a top concern for tea industry

By Danielle Masterson

A new report from Firsd Tea, the largest importer of Chinese tea in the US, found that most professionals in tea and related industries under-prioritize sustainability when stocking tea inventory—even with 80% of this group worried about the effects of...

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The second wave of esports supplementation

By Danielle Masterson

Gamers are looking to the health and wellness industry to give them an edge on their competition. We sat down with two experts to see what gamers are into and what brands should consider when formulating for this developing industry.

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Egg powder may be the next supplement to take on malnutrition

By Danielle Masterson

New research suggests egg powder may be the key to tackling malnutrition in developing countries. Because eggs are not widely available in areas impacted by malnutrition, researchers point to egg powder as an inexpensive and convenient alternative.

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