Maternal & infant health

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DHA may offset impact of maternal stress on male embryos: Study

By Danielle Masterson

Growing research suggests that gender plays a key role in disease risk. While depression and anxiety affect females more often, neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, early onset schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity,...

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Care/of heads to Target

By Danielle Masterson

Since their launch in 2016, over 6 million people have taken their quiz. Now Care/of is taking their online insights and to a Target aisle near you.

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We need to address infant gut deficiency now, researchers warn

By Danielle Masterson

Initially thought to play a limited role, evidence shows the gut microbiome performs essential duties related to digestion and metabolism, immune system development and neurotransmitter production that affect behavior and cognitive function—from the moment...

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January Launch Pad: Babies, women, pets in focus

By Danielle Masterson

It may be a new year, but immunity is still the name of the game. From functional beverages to powders, we’re seeing immunity run the gamut in January launches. The month also welcomed some unexpected formats and even something for the fur babies.

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2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines support dietary supplement use

By Stephen Daniells

Folic acid supplements for mothers, vitamin D supplements for infants, and B12 supplements for older adults are just some of the recommendations in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, but there is barely any mention of omega-3s.

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

By Danielle Masterson

So-called 'transition' or toddler formulas allegedly trick parents into thinking these products adhere to the same standards as infant formula, according to three separate but nearly identical class action lawsuits.

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Gregor Reid

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Gregor Reid

By Stephen Daniells

From leading the FAO/WHO working group on Probiotics to his pioneering work in Africa, Prof Gregor Reid’s impact on the probiotics, prebiotics, and microbiome fields is immense. We caught up with him to hear his stories, opinions, and thoughts on what’s...

Today! IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit

Today! IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit

By Stephen Daniells

Kicking off at 12pm Eastern, the three-day event will combine dynamic live broadcasts with exclusive on-demand content about probiotics, prebiotics, and the microbiome. There is still time to register for FREE.

Probiota Champions: Exclusive interviews with industry influencers

Probiota Champions: Exclusive interviews with industry influencers

By Stephen Daniells

In addition to three days of live content, the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit 2020 will feature our exclusive Probiota Champions interview series with people who have made significant contributions to the category.

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Multivitamins popular for children, adolescents

By Danielle Masterson

While use varies by demographic characteristics, about one-third of children and adolescents used a dietary supplement in 2017-2018 — a conclusion consistent with findings in recent years.

NutraCast Podcast: Evolve Biosystems on infant probiotics

NutraCast Podcast: Evolve Biosystems on infant probiotics

By Danielle Masterson

The process of prenatal development of the infant microbiome is significant. In order to correct immunological and physiological development, timing and the selecting the right strain play a major role.

New research institute aims to advance omega-3 science

New research institute aims to advance omega-3 science

By Stephen Daniells

Dr William Harris, renowned fatty acid researcher and co-creator of the Omega-3 Index, has founded a new research institute to help build the evidence linking higher omega-3 levels with better health outcomes.