All news articles for February 2024

Alana MacFarlane Kempner on stage at Probiota

The Gut Stuff on using the ‘shock factor’ in the right way

By Olivia Brown

The Gut Stuff, an education brand founded by sisters from the Zoe TwinsUK microbiome study cohort, is working to spread microbiome science knowledge by cutting through the noise on and offline with an ethical approach to shock factor tactics.

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A new economic imperative for the sports nutrition market

By Claudia Adrien

Finding new markets within the sports nutrition category may be challenging in this economic climate, but experts agree there’s much to be said for diversifying the ways supplements are sold to meet broader consumer needs.

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Crataegus extract shows promise for weight management

By Olivia Brown

A recent study has found that supplementation with a mixture of Crataegus pinnatifida leaves and Citrus unshiu peels, resulted in significant improvements to body weight and fat percentage in overweight adults.

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ChatGPT's nutrition advice is limited for NCD patients: Study

By Olivia Haslam

ChatGPT is “unable to replace a healthcare professional’s consultation”, new research has concluded, following an assessment of the chatbot’s ability to handle prompts for nutrition advice for patients with multiple noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

NutraCast: Safety considerations for dietary supplement manufacturers

NutraCast: Safety considerations for dietary supplement manufacturers

By Danielle Masterson

A new paper is out titled “Safety Considerations for Dietary Supplement Manufacturers in the United States", co-authored by Jay Sirois, PhD, VP of regulatory and scientific affairs, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, alongside several CHPA...

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Review spotlights gaps in pain relief research for children

By Olivia Brown

A new literature review has underlined the nutraceuticals with potential to provide natural pain relief for abdominal conditions in children, stressing the need for further research into potential products of interest.

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Is fibre essential for brain health?

By Donna Eastlake

The importance of dietary fibre for a healthy gut has been hailed for years now. But is it also the secret to a healthy brain?

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Study suggests Levagen+ holds cognitive health benefits

By Nikki Hancocks

New research has concluded Levagen+ palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) could provide an innovative intervention for cognitive health enhancement in students, opening a door to the gaming market for Gencor Pacific Ltd.

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

By Asia Sherman

A new study published in the journal Stroke shows that people with the highest omega-3 levels have a lower risk of stroke. It also dispels correlations between omega-3s and increased risk of brain hemorrhaging.

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Industry gears up to celebrate Global Omega-3 Day

By Nikki Hancocks

The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) is inviting members of the industry to celebrate this year's Global Omega-3 Day on March 3 to continue the impressive uptick in awareness created this time last year.

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

By Danielle Masterson

From limited supply to the need for more consumer education, the fish oil industry is facing a number of challenges. However, there are still a lot of opportunities in and outside of the sea. This episode examines the state of the fish oil market and...

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