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Measuring psychological stress in health research

By Danielle Masterson

Between the pandemic, inflation rates, global issues and more, an increasing number of consumers are turning to supplements to support their mental health. According to SPINS, vitamins & supplements for stress relief and sleep support products saw...

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Poll finds many parents don't understand CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Despite the wide availability of CBD in its various forms—oil, topical ointments, tinctures, vaping and edibles— a recent poll shows parents are misinformed on CBD.

The study found that the potential oral probiotic could inhibit the activity of various common pathogenic bacteria.    Image © Jan-Otto / Getty Images

Study identifies new oral probiotic candidate

By Stephen Daniells

A bacterial strain isolated from the mouth and throat of a healthy five-year-old child may prevent the adherence of a key oral pathogen, suggests a new study from China.

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

By Danielle Masterson

This year’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit event launched with a focus on CBD in sports nutrition. While CBD/hemp products are still in a federal regulatory gray area, that hasn’t stopped product developers from flooding the market with new offerings....

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CBD price per mg trending down, report finds

By Danielle Masterson

Despite a whopping 3,561% gap between the most expensive and least expensive products across the CBD industry, the overall category is getting cheaper for consumers.

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Key takeaways from Sports & Active Nutrition Summit

By Hank Schultz

The Sports & Active Nutrition Summit returned as an in person event in San Diego earlier this month, breaking attendance and engagement records along the way. Here are some of the key takeaways from the NutraIngredients-USA staff.

The new study suggests that micro-encapsulation of select probiotic strains may help manage acne.   Image © Obencem / Getty Images

Skin probiotic may offer anti-acne options: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Specially selected strains of lactobacilli may positively shift the skin microbiome and reduce acne lesions, says a new study from Belgium that deepens our knowledge of skin microbiome modulation.

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Probiotic mix may boost mood for people with moderate depression

By Stephen Daniells

A multispecies probiotic product may improve mood and some cognitive measures, says a new study from the University of Oxford that suggests the product may be an “early intervention strategy” for people with moderate depression.

A global approach to personalised nutrition is best, says scientists

A global approach to personalised nutrition is best, says scientists

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Evaluating diet as a whole offers a better insight into gut microbiome than individual dietary features and could facilitate the design of more personalised dietary strategies, according to new research funded by Danone Nutricia Research.

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Paper connects dots for successful supplement studies

By Hank Schultz

A new paper lays out the basics for successful design of a dietary supplement clinical trial. The document goes over considerations like dosing, proper characterization of study material, pharmacokinetics and others that are still all too frequently...

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