Inflammation

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

By Claudia Adrien

Mice that have higher levels of endogenous omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) in their tissues may hold the key to understanding diet’s role in influencing leukocyte telomere length (LTL), a biomarker of aging, new research suggests.

Spring Launch Pad

Spring Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

New launches are blooming with cognition, collabs and candyfication in focus.

Prunes might alter postmenopausal gut for bone health

Prunes might alter postmenopausal gut for bone health

By Asia Sherman

Postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density may benefit from polyphenol-rich prunes if their guts contain certain microbes, according to research funded by the California Prune Board.

Microphyt builds science for Brainphyt microalgae extract

Microphyt builds science for Brainphyt microalgae extract

By Asia Sherman

Biotech company Microphyt, which cultivates microalgae in industrial photobioreactors in the South of France, published the latest in a series of studies exploring the potential of its Brainphyt-branded brain health ingredient.

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Combination of ginger and V. negundo may help alleviate low back pain

By Olivia DeSmit

A supplement containing a combination of ginger and Vitex negundo showed promising results for alleviating low back pain in a clinical trial. The results of the trial, funded by Enovate Biolife, showed improvements in pain intensity and other markers.

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

By Asia Sherman

Global health and nutrition company dsm-firmenich is partnering with U.S. supplement manufacturer SCN BestCo to package high-dose, algae-derived omega-3 gummies that overcome traditional formulation challenges and address sustainability issues in the...

Review supports green tea’s anti-obesity properties

Review supports green tea’s anti-obesity properties

By Asia Sherman

Consuming green tea extract (GTE) positively affects body composition, obesity-related hormones and oxidative stress markers, according to a new review published by Cambridge University Press.

Study explores whether Gencor’s PEA relieves allergy symptoms

Study explores whether Gencor’s PEA relieves allergy symptoms

By Asia Sherman

A new study suggests that Gencor Pacific’s Levagen+ Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) ingredient may alleviate symptoms of seasonal allergies as shown by a reduction in histamine and inflammatory markers despite a strong placebo effect.

Free webinar digs into probiotics for weight management

Probiotics for weight management: The science and the market

By Stephen Daniells

Research has shown that obesity may have a microbial component, but what does the science show about mechanisms of action, what’s already in the market, and what insights can we glean from microbiome cohort data?

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.

Study sheds light on pomegranate extract’s gut-mediated metabolism

Study sheds light on pomegranate extract’s gut-mediated metabolism

By Asia Sherman

A pharmacokinetics study published in the Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis provides a closer look at how potent phenolic compounds in a standardized pomegranate extract are metabolized by gut microbiota to confer health benefits.

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Life Extension: optimising fish oils with bioactives

By Olivia Brown

Within the crowded fish oil supplement market, the nutraceutical manufacturer Life Extension aims to optimise health and longevity through the pairing of omega-3 with bioactive compounds inspired by the Mediterranean diet.