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NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Ayurveda is an ancient eastern medical practice that’s been around over 5 thousand years. And while CBD isn’t anything new, modern medicine has only recently began conducting research.

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Ocean Spray taps former Coca-Cola exec to lead international expansion

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Ocean Spray has hired former Coca-Cola Company vice president & general manager of its multi-billion-dollar water portfolio, Celina Li, to lead the cranberry cooperative's international expansion efforts and global business-to-business ingredients...

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The challenges with CBD for sports nutrition

By Shane Starling

The CBD sports nutrition sector had its game significantly boosted in 2018 when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removed the hemp-derived cannabinoid from its list of banned performance-enhancing substances – the market duly took off.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Shizu Okusa, CEO of Apothékary

NutraWomen Wednesday: Shizu Okusa, CEO of Apothékary

By Danielle Masterson

Shizu Okusa went from “wealth” to “wellness” after leaving her Wall Street banking job behind to become a wellness entrepreneur with her brand Apothékary, which is shaped by the principles of Ayurvedic, TCM and Japanese Kampo medicine.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caroline Beckman, Nouri Founder + CEO

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caroline Beckman, Nouri Founder + CEO

By Danielle Masterson

Caroline Beckman started her career at just 18 years old. Less than a decade later she has founded, advised and invested in over 10 companies. The founder and CEO of Nouri credits much of her success to her mother, who homeschooled her.

NutraCast: Sonia Grego, PhD, on Smart Sampling Toilet technology

NutraCast: Sonia Grego, PhD, on Smart Sampling Toilet technology

By Danielle Masterson

A smart toilet that uses artificial intelligence is making a splash at Duke University. The tool, which is under development, can be retrofitted within the pipes of an existing toilet to help analyze stool. The new technology could assist in managing...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Natasha Dhayagude, Chinova Bioworks

NutraWomen Wednesday: Natasha Dhayagude, Chinova Bioworks

By Danielle Masterson

Globally, 18% of females in college are pursuing STEM studies — compared to 35% of males. While the gender gap in STEM persists, you wouldn't know it at Chinova Bioworks, a New Brunswick-based food technology company with a team that is 90% female....

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A new kind of remedy: Rapper launches supplements startup

By Nikki Hancocks

A British rapper and mental health advocate known as Professor Green, has co-founded a supplements brand after suffering gut health issues which impacted him physically and psychologically.

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Pyatt returns with plant based line planned to launch with GNC

By Hank Schultz

Sports nutrition veteran Brad Pyatt is launching a new company focused on plant-based nutrition. The first brick and mortar retail partner will be GNC, which itself is emerging from a bankruptcy sale to Chinese company Harbin.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Holly Ganz, PhD, AnimalBiome

NutraWomen Wednesday: Holly Ganz, PhD, AnimalBiome

By Danielle Masterson

Holly Ganz, PhD, is the co-founder of AnimalBiome, a San Francisco-based company that uses microbiome research and products to help pet parents regain control of their pets' chronic GI issues.

NutraCast: Jim Flatt, PhD, CEO of Brightseed

NutraCast: Jim Flatt, PhD, CEO of Brightseed

By Danielle Masterson

While many of us don’t completely understand plants on a molecular level, emerging technologies are helping us to do so. With the help of artificial intelligence, Jim Flatt, co-founder and CEO of Brightseed, is building a database that he says is the...

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Danone awards $50K for yogurt, probiotics & gut microbiome research

By Stephen Daniells

The mechanisms of probiotic and prebiotic function in the gut microbiome as a mediator of cardiovascular disease and early-life microbiota components that may prevent obesity in children are the two research projects on the receiving end of the Danone’s...

NutraCast: Stuart Titus, PhD, on CBN for Sleep

NutraCast: Stuart Titus, PhD, on CBN for Sleep

By Danielle Masterson

Many of us know that valerian root, ashwagandha, chamomile and melatonin are helpful in delivering a good night’s rest. But how about CBN? Stuart Titus, PhD, CEO and president at Medical Marijuana, said that cannabinol hasn't really been available...

Probiota Americas 2021: Early bird discount expires this week

IPAWC + Probiota Americas 2021: Early bird discount expires this week

By Stephen Daniells

From the potential of artificial intelligence and CRISPR to modulate the microbiome to the science around probiotics and prebiotics and immune function and the changing retail landscape, the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas is not to be...

NutraCast: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Expert Bill Harris, PhD

NutraCast: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Expert Bill Harris, PhD

By Danielle Masterson

William Harris, PhD, has been researching fatty acids for over 40 years. To date, he has published more than 300 papers on these nutrients. And recently, he has been ranked in the top 2% of scientists worldwide.

AHPA's McGuffin on DSHEA 2.0, CBD's path forward, and more

AHPA's McGuffin on DSHEA 2.0, CBD's path forward, and more

By Stephen Daniells

While AHPA supports H.R.841, the association wishes FDA “would do its job and establish a legal pathway [for hemp and CBD], but they haven’t,” said Michael McGuffin. “Something needs to happen.”

NutraWomen Wednesday: Nancy Lonsdorf, MD, Ayurvedic doctor

NutraWomen Wednesday: Nancy Lonsdorf, MD, Ayurvedic doctor

By Danielle Masterson

Dr. Nancy Lonsdorf, MD, has been practicing Ayurvedic Medicine since the 1980s, making her one of the longest practicing western physicians trained in that area. Ayurvedic medicine considers diet, sleep and stress reduction the three pillars of health,...

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