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NutraWomen Wednesday: Paola Fernandez, Founder and CEO of High Hemp

NutraWomen Wednesday: Paola Fernandez, Founder and CEO of High Hemp

By Danielle Masterson

While working at her father’s cigar company, Paola Fernandez invented a ‘natural’ alternative to tobacco-based rolling paper. In 2016, High Hemp was born and sells its flagship hemp wraps along with CBD gummies and tinctures. In under 5 years, Fernandez...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Eliza Ganesh, CEO and Co-Founder, Sunwink

NutraWomen Wednesday: Eliza Ganesh, CEO and Co-Founder, Sunwink

By Danielle Masterson

Research suggests only about 1 in 5 C-suite executives are women, and while the issue of gender equity touches nearly every industry, female leadership in the food and beverage industries presents its own unique challenges, like mass-market heritage brands...

NutraWomen Wednesday:  Renee Deehan, PhD, VP of Science, InsideTracker

NutraWomen Wednesday: Renee Deehan, PhD, VP of Science, InsideTracker

By Danielle Masterson

Renee Deehan, PhD, leads a science team that builds and mines the world's largest dataset of blood, DNA, fitness tracking and phenotypic data from healthy people to find actionable insights for health. She is a molecular biologist by training and...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Pooja Nair, partner at Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

NutraWomen Wednesday: Pooja Nair, partner at Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

By Danielle Masterson

Attorney Pooja Nair is a Harvard-educated business litigator who has an eagle eye on the food and beverage sector. She advises clients, including restaurant groups, food brands, and manufacturers on a comprehensive range of issues. She is also a noted...

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Is the supplement industry in for a reverse Dr Oz effect?

By Hank Schultz

The Senate candidacy of Dr Mehmet Oz, MD, could pose a public relations risk for the dietary supplement industry, as the prominent media personality gets attacked for being a ‘quack’ who has promoted questionable products.

Industry Movers: DSM, Arjuna and ADM

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Industry Movers: DSM, Arjuna and ADM

By Will Chu

The ‘great resignation’ appears to continue unabated with the nutrition industry being no exception. Here, NutraIngredients rounds up the moves made for March and April.

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A.I. platform Canomiks partners with startup accelerator

By Hank Schultz

Canomiks, a startup that filters genomics data through an A.I. platform to drive ingredient development, has entered into a partnership with KiwiTech LLC, an investment platform that provides ‘support ecosystems’ for growth stage companies.

NutraCast: Improving lifespan via ‘zombie cell’ elimination

NutraCast: Improving lifespan via ‘zombie cell’ elimination

By Danielle Masterson

Senescent cells accumulate with age and are associated with many disease states people experience later in life. Over time, these cells stop dividing but do not die off, which is hw they earned the nickname "zombie cells.” Researchers believe that...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Laura Katz, CEO of Helaina

NutraWomen Wednesday: Laura Katz, CEO of Helaina

By Danielle Masterson

Laura Katz founded a company on the belief that breastfeeding should not define the health of a child—or the worth of a parent. Helaina is a company that uses precision fermentation to reinvent infant formula by producing functional proteins through microbial...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Dr. Jenelle Kim, JBK Wellness Labs

NutraWomen Wednesday: Dr. Jenelle Kim, JBK Wellness Labs

By Danielle Masterson

Dr. Jenelle Kim, DACM, L.Ac. is not only the founder of JBK Wellness Labs, she's the lead formulator. Her products can be found everywhere from spas at the Ritz Carlton to retailers like Whole Foods.

Dr Cara Welch speaking with NutraIngredients-USA in 2015

Cara Welch named permanent director of ODSP at FDA

By Stephen Daniells

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that Dr Cara Welch will be the new permanent director of its Office of Dietary Supplement Programs. The announcement was welcomed by industry trade groups.

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Celebrating women in the nutrition industry

By NutraIngredients-USA staff

In celebration of Women’s History Month, NutraIngredients-USA has assembled the top ten most viewed segments of Senior Correspondent Danielle Masterson’s NutraWomen Wednesday feature.

NutraCast: SANESolution CEO makes the case for postbiotics

NutraCast: SANESolution CEO makes the case for postbiotics

By Danielle Masterson

While many are familiar with probiotic and prebiotic supplements for gut health, postbiotics largely remain unfamiliar territory. But more and more data is emerging and SANESolution is hoping to amplify the critical role of postbiotics with a new continuing...

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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...

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Creatine important for general health throughout life, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Creatine, one of the foundational ingredients in the sports nutrition realm, has so many proven benefits that it should be thought of as more of a general health ingredient, attendees at the recent Sports & Active Nutrition Summit were told.

Schisandra chinensis or five-flavor berry on a branch. The berries possess all five basic flavors in Chinese herbal medicine: salty, sweet, sour, pungent (spicy), and bitter.   Image © Geshas / Getty Images

Fmali v Heckler: The landmark herb case that changed the industry

By Stephen Daniells

It started with ten-speed bicycles and ended with an Appeals Court decision in 1983 that changed the herb industry and knocked FDA down a peg. Four decades later, it’s time to shine the spotlight on this game-changing court case.

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...

5 Women-led companies at Expo West

5 Women-led companies at Expo West

By Danielle Masterson

While women make up a good chunk of the dietary supplement and nutrition workforce, women who hold a “director” or “executive” role are a rare find. Here are a few who should be on your radar.

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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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