Researchers continue to link diet with gut health as a US team find fruit, vegetable and whole grain consumption results in higher beneficial bacteria whilst diets that include fat, alcohol, and added sugar result in higher harmful bacteria numbers.
Multivitamins don’t extend lifespan, according to the conclusion of a recent population based study. Industry experts countered that the many confounders in the data make that result tentative at best.
Finnish-Indian spirulina firm Prolgae Spirulina Supplies has revealed extensive plans for global growth, with its upcoming range of functional consumer foods expected to drive business in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Europe.
Despite the equivocal reports in the mainstream media of the recently released omega-3s trials, the huge statistical power of the studies means the promising secondary endpoints can be trusted, experts say.
New data from a couple of high profile and hotly anticipated trials indicate that omega-3 consumption may indeed significantly benefit a number of heart health outcomes. But the mainstream media coverage (and therefore messaging to consumers) has been...
A statement by FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb on the approval of a CBD drug has left some industry stakeholders wondering what the exact implications are for the many CBD products being marketed as dietary supplements.
With the marine sources of omega-3s a continuing question in minds of consumers and influencers, alternatives are likely to come to the fore in the future. This issue, along with others, will be examined in a forum discussion taking place tomorrow.
Altering microbiomes is not only about what to add; it’s also about what to take away. Cranberry supplier Fruit d’Or is pursuing the latter course with a partnership with Hydromer Inc. for an antibacterial topical product.