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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.

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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Noggin: Brain health supplements for modern day minds

By Olivia Brown

The general practitioner-founded brain health supplement start-up Noggin is meeting a significant demand for sustained cognition, stress and sleep support through its unique blends of science-backed botanicals, nootropics, vitamins and minerals.

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The 'promising' role of saffron in stress resilience

By Olivia Brown

New research conducted in partnership with botanical product manufacturer Pharmactive reveals that its standardized saffron extract Affron was able to normalise HPA axis dysregulation following chronic mild stress stimulation in a rat model.

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Study suggests Bimuno prebiotic reduces sleep disturbance impact

By Olivia Brown

New research finds that Clasado Biosciences’ prebiotic Bimuno GOS (B-GOS) significantly improved quality of life measures across areas of gastrointestinal health and sleep in individuals suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and sleep disturbances.

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Prinova releases megatrends report

By Danielle Masterson

From gut health to a healthier planet, ingredient firm Prinova is hoping to use its latest megatrends report to showcase the opportunities available to leverage its ingredient portfolio, vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities and other in-house...

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Synbiotic supplementation may ease long COVID: RCT

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementation with a prebiotic-probiotic combination may help with some long COVID problems such as fatigue, memory, concentration and gastrointestinal upset, says a new large study from Hong Kong.

NutraCast: Are energy drinks under attack? FoodChain ID weighs in

NutraCast: Are energy drinks under attack? FoodChain ID weighs in

By Danielle Masterson

As caffeine content in energy drinks climbs to new heights, some countries and retailers are banning the products or imposing age restrictions. In the US and UK, there are no national regulations that ban the sale of highly-caffeinated energy drinks,...

Arandi Health scales Andean shilajit for cognitive health

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Arandi Health scales Andean shilajit for cognitive health

By Asia Sherman

Arandi Health has tapped decades of Alzheimer's research to create Durabrain, a nutraceutical formula powered by a millennia-old organic substance harvested from the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.

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Consumers' growing demand for Omegas

Consumers' growing demand for Omegas

Consumers are increasingly interested in the benefits of omegas supplements. According to forecasts for 2023–2030, the global omega-3 market is expected...