All news articles for February 2023

A century of the sunshine vitamin part I: A look back

A century of the sunshine vitamin part I: A look back

By Asia Sherman

On the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamin D, Dr. Michael Holick – an endocrinologist who contributed to isolating its active form – revisited the evolution of the sunshine vitamin, tracing its origins to the early oceans.

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GenoPalate launches personalized vitamins based on DNA

By Danielle Masterson

The rising need for customized solutions has resulted in a growing number of players entering the personalized nutrition game. GenoPalate is taking it to the next level by offering supplements based on genetics.

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New platform to develop next gen microbiome-safe products

By Danielle Masterson

Synthetic chemicals have increased too rapidly over the years, jeopardizing the health of humans and the planet. Now Seed and the Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma are combining microbiome science and epithelial immunology knowledge to thwart these...

Steve Mister on FDA, MPL, CBD, and CRN at 50

Steve Mister on proposed FDA reorg, MPL, CBD, and CRN at 50

By Stephen Daniells

The first month of 2023 is over, and already there’s some big developments (or non-developments in the case of CBD) for the US dietary supplements industry. We caught up with Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, to...

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Study: Prebiotic fiber shows promise for Type 2 diabetes support

By Danielle Masterson

New research suggests that consistent consumption of Supergut shakes led to improvements in metabolic health, digestion, a health-related quality of life score that included sleep, mood, and energy levels, as well as a validated quality of life measure...

Study observes gut dysbiosis in anaemic women

Study observes gut dysbiosis in anaemic women

By Olivia Brown

Significant differences were noted in the intestinal bacterial populations of iron-deficient anaemic (IDA) women compared with healthy controls, with Faecalibacterium species displaying the greatest reductions, a new metabolomics study finds.

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