All news articles for October 2022

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IFF partners GenM for new menopause solution

By Nikki Hancocks

IFF Health has joined forces with the menopause partner GenM to commit to better serving women in this stage of their lives, starting with the creation of a new ingredient.

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USANA’s share price takes beating on weak earnings report

By Hank Schultz

Inflation and continued COVID related problems in Asia hit network marketing company Usana’s earnings hard. Traders responded by pummeling the company’s stock, which at one point on Tuesday had fallen by more than 17%.

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October Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

Know your ABCs: Algae, bee propolis and CBD are a few standout ingredients that are out in full force this Fall.

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Unlocking microbial functionality to understand the impact of functional ingredients

By Robyn Eijlander and Guus Kortman, Scientists and Project Managers at NIZO

As consumers continue to turn towards more natural ways to maintain their health, the market for probiotics and other ingredients that promote a healthy gut microbiome continues to grow. But how can a manufacturer be sure their pre-, pro- or postbiotic...

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Scientists construct complex, complete prototype for the microbiome

By Danielle Masterson

Researchers figured out a way to build a synthetic microbiome that housed 100+ human gut strains to form a stable and resilient community – an accomplishment that is helping them learn more about the connections between the microbiome and human health.

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Doctor praises probiotics' potential in surgical setting

By Nikki Hancocks

A doctor has praised the effectiveness of probiotics, saying they are an excellent complementary therapy which could reduce hospitalisation costs and should be considered a medicine, not just a supplement.

Personalised nutrition guru on women's role in research

Personalised nutrition guru on women's role in research

By Danielle Masterson

Mariëtte Abrahams is the CEO and founder of Qina – a platform that helps companies connect and innovate in personalized nutrition. Qina provides market intelligence, research and innovation services through products and specialist consultancy services...

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Natural solution developed to combat bacterial spores in beverages

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Biotech start-up, Resorcix, and Israeli beverage manufacturer, Gat Foods, have developed a natural botanical to eliminate Thermophilic Acidophilic Bacteria (TAB) that reduce product shelf-life and affect the flavour of ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages,...

Grenade's co-founder on building a disruptive brand

Grenade's co-founder on building a disruptive brand

By Danielle Masterson

Juliet Barratt founded the protein bar maker Grenade with husband Alan Barratt, which launched in the UK market in 2010. When the couple built their self-funded business in their spare bedroom, they had no idea that their hobby-turned-business would make...

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Study: Carrot-derived extract improves immune response

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Carrot-derived rhamnogalacturonan-I (cRG-I) increases natural killer (NK) cell function and immune responses that mitigate the symptoms of a common cold and improve quality of life, according to research funded and supported by BeniCaros producer, NutriLeads.

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dōTERRA zeroes in on metabolism support

By Danielle Masterson

The multi-level marketing company based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, recently launched the MetaPWR Metabolic System, a six-part product system formulated to support a healthy metabolism.

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Viome raises $67M series C financing

By Danielle Masterson

Then fresh funds will help the personalization company further develop and expand its suite of consumer and advanced early-detection diagnostic tests.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Paula Simpson, Nutribloom Consulting

NutraWomen Wednesday: Paula Simpson, Nutribloom Consulting

By Danielle Masterson

Paula Simpson is a nutritional scientist, herbalist and product development expert in the beauty wellness and healthy aging channel. As the Innovation, Product Development & Branding Consultant at Nutribloom Consulting, she is also a sought-after...

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Novozymes OneHealth launches in the US with suite of ingredients

By Stephen Daniells

Denmark’s Novozymes is bringing its human health growth platform Novozymes OneHealth to the US market, offering a range of clinically supported ingredients developed in response to “profound health challenges related to modern lifestyles”.

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