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The new survey of endurance athletes (cyclists, runners & triathletes) showed that 78% were using dietary supplements to support health, enhance performance, and improve sleep.   Image © Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images

Almost 80% of endurance athletes use supplements: Survey

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplement use is very high among endurance athletes, with older athletes using the products, says a new study that suggests opportunity to develop age-specific products for this population.

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Study: Increased protein leads to taller girls

By Danielle Masterson

In addition to carbs and fats, protein is one of the three macronutrients required for optimal health. Protein aids with tissue growth and repair, supports immune health, and according to new research, may help some children grow taller.

Put your start-up center stage with our Probiota Pioneers session

Calling all Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Microbiome start-ups!

Put your start-up center stage with our Probiota Pioneers session

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredients-USA is on the hunt for entrepreneurial consumer-facing, science- or technology-based start-ups to join our Probiota Pioneers session and present their company in Washington, DC.

Norilia roars into Expo West with savory protein

Norilia roars into Expo West with savory protein

By Danielle Masterson

Expo West attracted over 2,700 exhibitors and packed the house with a variety of proteins featuring unique flavors and ingredients. Of the thousands of new products to debut, one stood out. Not just because it’s a raman flavored protein served hot—but...

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

By Danielle Masterson

This year’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit event launched with a focus on CBD in sports nutrition. While CBD/hemp products are still in a federal regulatory gray area, that hasn’t stopped product developers from flooding the market with new offerings....

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No dieting silver bullets, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Sports nutrition products are often linked to certain diet plans, such as ketogenic diets, high protein/low fat approaches and others. A nutrition expert says the prosaic takeaway is that all of these have been shown to work, provided that consumers...

Pro triathlete Heather Jackson on how she stays fueled

Pro triathlete Heather Jackson on how she stays fueled

By Danielle Masterson

Before taking the main stage for the female athlete and consumer panel at the Sports and Active Nutrition Summit in San Diego, professional triathlete Heather Jackson joined NutraIngredients-USA’s Danielle Masterson to talk about her nutrition evolution...

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Key takeaways from Sports & Active Nutrition Summit

By Hank Schultz

The Sports & Active Nutrition Summit returned as an in person event in San Diego earlier this month, breaking attendance and engagement records along the way. Here are some of the key takeaways from the NutraIngredients-USA staff.

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USANA and University of Miami team up for nutrition partnership

"As collegiate sponsorship opportunities have recently changed, we recognized an opportunity to work with student-athletes and athletic programs like the University of Miami,” said Dan Macuga, chief communications and marketing officer at USANA.

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