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Back to the Future and the reset called 2021

By George Paraskevakos, IPA Executive Director

Contemplating the year that was and in the classical fashion of penning articles tied to movie titles, I must say, it was difficult to choose one which depicted the year IPA and the world of probiotics has gone through.

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Omega-3 Overview 2020: COVID and Contradictions (in Science)

By Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED

The year 2020 will go down in history as a year like no other; the overused adjective “unprecedented” doesn’t even seem to do the situation justice anymore. In a year dominated by COVID-19, it’s impossible to look at any industry segment without examining...

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr John Bienenstock

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr John Bienenstock

By Stephen Daniells

The gut-brain axis is an exciting possibility that is receiving the appropriate intensity of investigation, and despite ‘little bursts of light here and there’ hinting at its potential, says Dr John Bienenstock.

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Nancy Hamren

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Nancy Hamren

By Stephen Daniells

Talking to Nancy Hamren is a delight. In the space of 23 minutes she mentioned One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, being the first yogurt sold in the US to contain live probiotics, Huey Lewis, and the International Probiotics Association…

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...

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr Mary Ellen Sanders

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Dr Mary Ellen Sanders

By Stephen Daniells

Greater understanding in precision around synbiotics – that synergistic combination of probiotics and prebiotics – will create many exciting opportunities in the future, and will also advance our understanding of our resident microbes, says Dr Mary Ellen...

NutraVideo: Probiotic found to promote cardiovascular health

NutraVideo: Probiotic found to promote cardiovascular health

By Danielle Masterson

We all know that probiotics are beneficial to the gut. But what about advantages that extend to other parts of the body? Deerland Probiotics and Enzymes recently announced exciting results from a study that found one specific probiotic strain that does...

Jarrow Rogovin: ‘Dietary supplements are American folk medicine’

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Jarrow Rogovin

Jarrow Rogovin: ‘Dietary supplements are American folk medicine’

By Stephen Daniells

“Dietary supplements are American folk medicine, and it’s a fascinating one because it involves a lot of good science… and – very importantly – we have a regulatory framework, DSHEA, that’s rational,” Jarrow Rogovin told NutraIngredients-USA recently.

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Glenn Gibson

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Glenn Gibson

By Stephen Daniells

Purported prebiotics must show efficacy in in vivo studies to be worthy of the term, and that currently only applies to an exclusive list, says Prof Glenn Gibson, the scientist who co-coined the term in the mid-1990s.

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