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Study: Carrot-derived extract improves immune response

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Carrot-derived rhamnogalacturonan-I (cRG-I) increases natural killer (NK) cell function and immune responses that mitigate the symptoms of a common cold and improve quality of life, according to research funded and supported by BeniCaros producer, NutriLeads.

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AnimalBiome releases its 2022 State of the Gut Report

By Danielle Masterson

The biotech company recently unleashed its State of the Gut Report, an annual summary aimed at increasing awareness of the crucial role the gut microbiome plays in the overall health of pets.

Gatorade introduces new gummies, overshadowed by bottle

Gatorade introduces new gummies, overshadowed by bottle

By Danielle Masterson

As part of an effort to expand its ‘beyond-the-beverage’ Gx System product portfolio, Gatorade recently entered the dietary supplement space by unleashing two functional gummy products, an updated app, and a smart bottle that lights up and connects to...

NutraCast: The lack of nutritional guidelines for trans people

NutraCast: The lack of nutritional guidelines for trans people

By Danielle Masterson

As transgender Americans gain visibility, a recent Pew Research survey found that 1.6% of US adults are transgender or nonbinary, meaning their gender differs from the sex they were assigned at birth. That rate is even higher for younger adults, with...

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BCAA offers mobility and mental health benefits for T2D patients

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Elderly patients with type-2 diabetes (T2D) at risk from sarcopenia may benefit from branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) supplementation shown to improve knee extension muscle mass and depression, according to Japanese research.

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Opportunities to integrate tech advances into sport science

By Nikki Hancocks

Advances in technology can be better integrated into the world of sport science through 'big data' sharing, field-based physiological measures, and more personalised prescriptions, according to a new paper that will be presented at the upcoming...

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Ashwagandha shows wellness benefits in US college students

By Asia Sherman

Supplementation with ashwagandha may improve the psychological well-being and support academic success of college students in the United States, according to recent research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.

NutraCast: Sustainability not a top concern for tea industry

NutraCast: Sustainability not a top concern for tea industry

By Danielle Masterson

A new report from Firsd Tea, the largest importer of Chinese tea in the US, found that most professionals in tea and related industries under-prioritize sustainability when stocking tea inventory—even with 80% of this group worried about the effects of...

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