Early studies on animals have linked consumption of polyphenol-rich berries to improvements in some cognitive markers. This has warranted studies on humans, and results are shedding more light on how berries may benefit our brain health.
Asia-Pacific's growing ageing population has led to increased innovation in the bone and joint health supplement space, but products targeting more life stages and categories are also finding success in the sector.
Glanbia Nutritionals is seeking to propel its growth in China via general lifestyle nutrition, in addition to its sports nutrition stronghold, with a key focus on creating new concepts in tandem with its customers.
As talk in the industry and at the FDA continues around the modernization of DSHEA, not everyone thinks big changes are needed. “The best thing the Agency does is inspect and test,” says NPA’s Dr Daniel Fabricant.
While much of the focus around DSHEA was on Capitol Hill and the machinations of government, an important behind-the-scenes contribution came from the short lived Natural Products Quality Assurance Alliance. But what was NPQAA and how did it help?
Scientific and technology advances, coupled with the increased consumer interest, means that there is a need to update and harmonize the recommendations for protein intakes around the globe, says the head of the International Protein Board.
A combination of regulatory hurdles and growing consumer demand for more effective products means companies are looking for new ways to innovate with encapsulation technologies and delivery systems, say experts speaking to NutraIngredients.
At last week’s Natural Products Expo West show, we caught up with the mother-daughter duo behind Tosí to learn about their strategy of creating a healthy product portfolio that can stand out in the crowded snack bar and supplements crowd.