Gut/digestive health

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Mango polyphenols may offer IBD relief: Pilot study

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementation with polyphenols from mango may reduce markers of inflammation and improve levels of beneficial bacteria in the gut of people with IBD, suggests a small study funded by the National Mango Board.

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What your child’s gut health says about their behavior

By Danielle Masterson

If your child misbehaves, you may only have yourself to blame, a new study suggests. Recent research indicates the gut microbiome could be a potential determinant of how a child’s environment ultimately impacts their neurobiological function and mental...

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Satiety makes a comeback in weight management

By Hank Schultz

Promoting satiety as a weight management strategy has had a checkered career, but the concept is regaining some acceptance as a viable way to help consumers battle the bulge.

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Fiber product offers new take on old standby

By Hank Schultz

A new fiber product called Bellway has generated interest from the investment community as it presents a new take on an old standby—psyllium seed husk.

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Gut microbial strains and cohabitation: Twin study

By Danielle Masterson

Complex commensal microbial communities are an integral aspect of human health, with the human gut microbiome development beginning even before birth. A number of factors are thought to impact the stability of microbial strains in the gut, such as mode...

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

By Stephen Daniells

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2020 have new three categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

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Plant-based diet helps mice ward off GI infection: Study

By Danielle Masterson

An increasing number of health-conscious consumers are embracing the plant-based lifestyle. While few are willing to commit to full-on veganism, according to Nielsen, about 40% of American and Canadian consumers are trying to eat more plant-based foods.