Artificial sweeteners have gained in popularity as consumers seek out products without sugar, but a new study suggests a potential link between keto-friendly sweetener erythritol and an elevated risk of heart attack or stroke.
Increased consumption of oily fish and the use of omega-3 fatty acid supplements may reduce the risk of adverse COVID-19 outcomes, according to new research from the Fatty Acid Research Institute (FARI).
A recent study observes that synthesising selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) using Anoectochilus burmannicus extract (ABE) significantly improved stability in terms of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, following freeze-drying and long-term storage.
While many humans rely on CBD for stress and mood support, the effect it has on canines is not as well-documented. Now, scientists have research that shows how a single dose of CBD could benefit healthy dogs in two stress-inducing scenarios while deepening...
Postbiotics are increasingly seen as an ideal focus for innovators in the world of microbiome modulation but hurdles are created by the lack of use of the word, by both consumers and the industry itself, according to industry experts at Probiota.
The 2023 NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back with new categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in food supplements and functional food & beverage.
Researchers have concluded that vitamin E offers potential as an alternative treatment for chronic insomnia disorder in postmenopausal women as new data suggests it can improve sleep quality, thereby reducing sedative drug use.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature observes that significantly lower levels of circulating vitamin D were found in those suffering from post-stroke depression (PSD), when compared to those who were not.
The Chrysanthemum indicum L. flower inhibits food-induced systemic low-grade inflammation (FSLI) by modulating the gut microbiota, increasing SCFAs levels and inhibiting excessive LPS translocation into the blood, according to a new animal study.
Future opportunities for probiotic innovation lie within combination ingredients, precision nutrition, and next-gen strains, according to Dr. Johanna Maukonon, director of global clinical innovation at IFF Health.
Those reporting an average of nine hours of sleep a day, as well as those sleeping below seven hours, were observed to have greater metabolic syndrome severity scores (MSSS), highlighting the importance of incorporating sleep with diet and activity intervention...
Fava bean peptides isolated by artificial intelligence performed better than traditional milk protein to improve muscle conditioning, according to a study supported by Irish biotechnology company Nuritas.
When kombucha is consumed with a high-GI meal there is a clinically significant reduction in postprandial glycemic and insulin index (GI and II) response, when compared with water, according to new research.
Researchers from the University of Lisbon say that evidence of the beneficial cardiovascular effects of Ginkgo biloba in healthy subjects has been overlooked. Their review, published in the journal Biology, details findings of the plant’s action on cardiac...
Recent studies reveal drinking coffee can help maintain low blood pressure and when combined with milk, may have anti-inflammatory effects. It’s even plausible a regular cup of filter coffee could offer protection from catching COVID-19, suggest researchers.
A recently published study investigating the antioxidant profiles of 12 fruit peels identified potent quantities, suggesting strong potential for their usage within nutraceuticals and food products to tackle a vast source of waste whilst offering food...
Whey protein supplementation promotes muscle mass increase and selective increases in muscular strength and endurance from resistance exercise, independent of dietary influence, according to a new industry-funded study.
Cinnamon and its bioactive compounds may support brain function and slow cognitive impairment associated with neurodegenerative diseases, suggests a new review published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience.
On the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamin D, Dr. Michael Holick – an endocrinologist who contributed to isolating its active form – revisited the evolution of the sunshine vitamin, tracing its origins to the early oceans.
Adam Baker, director of science at Chr. Hansen, discussed recent in-house clinical trials observing an amplified response following administration of probiotics with HMOs, compared with pre- or probiotics given alone, at Probiota last week.
Following the identification of dietary patterns from a cohort of Japanese older adults, cognitive function was significantly higher in the protein balanced (PB) group compared to the high carbohydrate (HC) group, a new cross-sectional study finds.
With headline-grabbing cardiac arrests and head injuries in American football on the rise, a new study says that Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3 supplementation could reduce the impact of risks on the field.
Synthetic chemicals have increased too rapidly over the years, jeopardizing the health of humans and the planet. Now Seed and the Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma are combining microbiome science and epithelial immunology knowledge to thwart these...