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Mushroom extract may improve immune function in older women: Study

By Olivia DeSmit

Ganoderma lucidum, more commonly known as reishi, may help to enhance immune response and contribute to regulatory mechanisms and an anti-inflammatory response. A recent study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, found the mushroom helped to...

Cranberry outperforms D-mannose in urinary tract health trial

Cranberry outperforms D-mannose in urinary tract health trial

By Asia Sherman

Both cranberry and D-mannose supplements claim to prevent the bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTI) from adhering to the bladder wall, but a new study published in The Journal of Dietary Supplements has found that one is more robust and consistent...

May Launch Pad

May Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

Innovation and convenient delivery systems are trending this month, with nootropic ingredients finding their way into many of May’s latest offerings.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder, Nalu Bio

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder, Nalu Bio

By Danielle Masterson

A biologist by training with an entrepreneurial mindset, Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder of Nalu Bio, said she’s committed to building a world-class team that will deliver chemistry-derived cannabinoids that solve some of the world’s top health and wellbeing...

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Ethical Naturals hails bumper harvest for Oregon cranberries

By Stephen Daniells

The harvest for cranberries from Oregon increased 17.5% in 2023 versus 2022 linked to good weather and growing conditions, with California-based Ethical Naturals Inc. (ENI), maker of Cranberex, calling this “good news."

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.

Dr. Rob Knight joins IPAWC + Probiota Americas roster

Dr. Rob Knight joins IPAWC + Probiota Americas roster

By Stephen Daniells

The speaker roster for the IPAWC + Probiota Americas is filling up, and we can confirm that renowned microbiome research professor Rob Knight has confirmed his participation to speak at the event in Salt Lake City.

“A big part of our show here is to refresh Nature's Way and present the brand in an updated, more vibrant way,

Nature’s Way reintroduces itself

By Danielle Masterson

In an effort to bolster its origin story, revamp its offerings and update its design, Nature’s Way underwent a rebrand. The legacy brand showcased the new look recently at Expo West.

NutraCast: Metabolism tracking with Lumen

NutraCast: Metabolism tracking with Lumen

By Danielle Masterson

We track our steps, our sleep, our cycles and so much more—so why not track our metabolism? While research shows that a healthy metabolism is crucial for a healthier and longer life, it’s not always easy to track. Healthtech company Lumen is hoping to...

CON-CRĒT stands behind creatine HCL gummies

CON-CRĒT stands behind creatine HCL gummies

By Danielle Masterson

One year ago, Vireo Systems, the parent company of the CON-CRĒT creatine brand, marked an exciting new chapter by opening the first creatine manufacturing plant in the United States. NutraIngredients-USA caught up with the company's founder and president...

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Effera™ Human Equivalent Lactoferrin

Effera™ Human Equivalent Lactoferrin

Helaina’s bioactive protein Effera™ is a novel branded ingredient and the first clinically studied Human Lactoferrin on the market. Human Lactoferrin is...