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Female athletes failing to meet omega-3 guidelines

By Nikki Hancocks

The majority of female athletes do not meet the current dietary guidelines for omega-3 fatty acid intake, due to taste issues with fish and likely scepticism over supplement quality, new research concludes.

New use, new opportunity: Mood support that starts in the gut

New use, new opportunity: Mood support that starts in the gut

By Danielle Masterson

As consumers get more comfortable with probiotics for gut health, “probiotics plus” is emerging as a key motif. The idea of probiotics for mood support, or psychobiotics, is picking up steam as growing research shows the digestive aids hold promise for...

Postbiotics: No MOA, no problem

Postbiotics: No MOA, no problem

By Danielle Masterson

From skin to gut health, postbiotics are rising in the ranks—poised to make a big splash as key microbiome modulators. While scientists are just scratching the surface on how these ingredients work, experts explain that’s what makes this category so exciting.

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Probiotics for weight management: A steady, growing opportunity

By Stephen Daniells

Obesity rates across the United States continue to surge, with the prevalence growing by over 10% over the last 20 years. Today, over 40% of the country's population is classified as obese. Fad diets and OTC products have failed to slow this, but...

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GOED identifies key areas to advance omega-3 brain health research

By Olivia Brown and Olivia Haslam

GOED (Global Organisation for EPA and DHA Omega-3s) has published a comprehensive overview of the available literature investigating EPA and DHA omega-3s and their impact on brain health, examining areas such as cognition, stress and anxiety, depression,...

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The female athlete: Filling the gaps in nutrition knowledge

By Nikki Hancocks

With a review suggesting only 11% of sports nutrition research is conducted in female participants, some crucial discoveries are slowly coming to light as studies finally delve into the complicated needs of the female athlete.

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Prior conditions impact effectiveness of sleep supplements, study finds

By Olivia DeSmit

In a study recently published in Nutrients, researchers found a link between prior conditions and the effectiveness of sleep supplements. The four supplements tested, l-theanine, GABA, AVLE and l-serine resulted in better sleep overall, and improved certain...

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