Floré by Sun Genomics is a fully customized precision synbiotic. We’ve been following them since the company got its start back in 2016. Since then, there has been advancements in science, new partnerships, products and more, so we caught up with Sunny...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory this week warning of adverse event reports related to selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs). In the letter, the agency also takes issue with online vendors and social media influencers...
A new study observes that elevated maternal serum levels of vitamin B12 were significantly associated with the prevalence of childhood autism in offspring, in the large-scale Finnish population studied.
Adequate food and nutrient intake during pregnancy is universally recognized as optimal for fetal development and maternal health. According to USDA data, many who are pregnant are not meeting recommendations for certain food groups and specific nutrients...
It may be April, but spring awakening is far from sight. Based on new launches, hibernation mode is still in full effect. From magnesium to ashwagandha to the Crocus sativus flower, this month has all the ingredients for sleep and relaxation.
Despite a range of new and unique dosage forms entering the market, capsules are still the preferred format for global consumers, with innovative new capsule technologies giving brands the opportunity to stand out in a crowded marketplace, says Lonza.
Over 85% of melatonin gummy products tested in a new analysis found that the supplements did not contain the levels of melatonin listed on the label, according to researchers at the University of Mississippi and the Cambridge Health Alliance. Industry...
Gut health industry experts suggest the industry is “missing a trick” during a webinar hosted by Food Ingredients (FI) Global, as they point out purchase decisions are based on emotion, not scientific research.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has called out Amazon for allegedly prohibiting the sale of products containing Pinellia ternata based on an inaccurate adulteration allegation issued by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is today launching a new formulation which combines the benefits of whey protein, prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides (Biotis GOS) and probiotic cultures to support athletic performance and holistic health.
Three weeks of supplementation with chlorella may improve relative power during repeated cycling sprints, and lower average lactate and heart rate during endurance tests, says a new study from England.
As supplements to support women’s health increase in the marketplace, marketers need to understand what they can and cannot say regarding claims relating to PMS relief, menopause symptoms, reproductive health, and more.
Female sexual dysfunction affects 41% of reproductive age women worldwide, making it a highly prevalent condition. As current options are lacking, it’s creating an increased demand for supplements to support sexual health and function.
A new paper explores the topic of proprietary blends in dietary supplements, with one of the authors noting that industry needs to take a position on an issue that pits transparency on one side against intellectual property protection on the other.
Royal DSM has entered into exclusive negotiations with manufacturing organisation Adare Pharma Solutions, to acquire Adare Biome, a pioneer in the space of postbiotic production, for an enterprise value of €275 million.
A new RCT involving infants born by cesarean section concludes Lactobacillus paracasei N1115 may help boost the Lactobacillus population in the gut, maintain faecal pH, improve gut immunity and reduce cortisol levels, especially in very young infants.
By René Floris, NIZO Food Research Division Manager
With consumers increasingly aware of the health consequences of their diet and businesses facing an increasingly challenging economic environment, is there a way to repurpose leftover microbes to help both groups?
Biotech innovator FitBiomics is seeking to accelerate the commercial optimization of its next-generation probiotic Veillonella that naturally converts lactic acid into energy to fight fatigue and promote endurance.
Menopause, painful sex, urinary tract infections, menstrual cramps, infertility, bloating, vaginal PH, hormonal imbalance, brittle bones – all health issues filling supplement lines increasingly focused on the female consumer and her specific needs. But...
Boston-based plant cell tech company Ayana Bio has announced the first-ever launch of plant cell-cultivated lemon balm and echinacea ingredients, to use in supplement formulations for sleep, mood, and immune support.
The recent review spotlights the efficacy of Akkermansia muciniphila in reducing the risk and progression of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes (T2D), suggesting its strong potential for use for targeted dietary interventions within probiotics.
Young healthy adults may safely supplement with 1,000 to 2,000 IU of Vitamin D3 to maintain adequate circulating levels of vitamin D when sunlight is in short supply, according to a recent study from Czech researchers.
Dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids may help reducing excessive aggression in children and youth, says a new meta-analysis of 22 studies, including 16 were randomized controlled trials.
“Clorox Co has been seeking to divest its vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS) business after efforts to scale it led to major losses, according to four people familiar with the situation,” Reuters reported at the end of March.
ChatGPT has many of us intrigued and nervous in equal measure but James Collier, co-founder of Huel, asks if this tool is any more scary than the current situation with “nonsense nutrition content” touted across social media by pseudoscientists.
The recent agreement between the companies will permit the use of Pharmabiome’s patented microbiome NicheMap technology, enabling for the production of precision prebiotic fibres targeted to ensure optimal interaction with the microbiome.