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October Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

Know your ABCs: Algae, bee propolis and CBD are a few standout ingredients that are out in full force this Fall.

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Scientists construct complex, complete prototype for the microbiome

By Danielle Masterson

Researchers figured out a way to build a synthetic microbiome that housed 100+ human gut strains to form a stable and resilient community – an accomplishment that is helping them learn more about the connections between the microbiome and human health.

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Study: Carrot-derived extract improves immune response

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Carrot-derived rhamnogalacturonan-I (cRG-I) increases natural killer (NK) cell function and immune responses that mitigate the symptoms of a common cold and improve quality of life, according to research funded and supported by BeniCaros producer, NutriLeads.

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IMCD strengthens US presence with expanded nutraceuticals team

By Stephen Daniells

Specialty ingredients distributor IMCD has expanded its presence in the US market with a new team of technical account managers for nutraceuticals. “We’re just getting started here,” its National Sales Manager tells NutraIngredients-USA.

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BMJ studies that discount vitamin D in COVID fight draw ire

By Danielle Masterson

Researchers and stakeholders are reacting to new research that contradicts two previous meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials that found vitamin D to have a protective shield against respiratory illnesses.

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Helaina on track to deliver breast milk-equivalent baby formula

By Danielle Masterson

The New York City-based company was founded in 2019 by food scientist Laura Katz who aspired to advance nutrition by recreating the functional components of breast milk. The lab produces microbes, ferments, and runs immunity testing.