Postbiotics are establishing themselves as a strong weapon in the arsenal for modulating the microbiome. There is wholesale excitement about the science and potential health benefits for these preparations, and how these ingredients may offer more formulation...
A probiotic isolated from human breast milk may reduce gastrointestinal infections in infants born by Cesarean section by up to 73%, according to recent review published in the Frontiers in Pediatrics journal.
A combination of polyphenol rich extracts from multiple botanicals may boost levels of beneficial metabolites in the blood and help fill gaps associated with low fruit and vegetable consumption, says a new study from Fytexia.
Supply chain issues appear to be easing for the herbal supplements sector, says Michael McGuffin, president of the American Herbal Products Association, but the key lesson from the past couple of years is that supply chain management is not simple.
A “groundbreaking” dileucine ingredient that boosts muscle protein synthesis much faster and to a greater extent that leucine, ‘the gold-standard’ amino acid for muscle, will hit shelves in a consumer product , the co-founder of Ingenious Ingredients...
Botanical extracts in tea format provide unique market opportunities for medicinal herbal infusions, but there are challenges that must be overcome to ensure proper delivery of therapeutic value, say the herbal experts at Traditional Medicinals.
Novozymes, a long time player in industrial enzyme applications, has launched a consumer facing health division that becomes an instant heavy hitter in the category. The head of the division gave NutraIngredients-USA a peek behind the curtain.
The American Botanical Council has marked its 34th anniversary with the full debut of an open source document that responsible companies can use to prevent adulterated materials from finding their way into finished products.
The Consumer Healthcare Products Association is raising its profile in the dietary supplement industry, which included a second consecutive appearance at SupplySide West, a show the organization had not attended in the past.
Food tech start-up Levana Nourishments has created nutritional powder mixes as complete meal replacement for people with special dietary needs, picky eaters and lifestyles on-the-go. They are now available as private label to partners in the nutraceutical...
NMN, an anti-aging ingredient, has been disallowed by FDA because of its prior investigation as a drug. The determination, which came as something of a surprise given the ingredient’s market history, has raised questions of fairness and transparency.
Dilution of the prebiotic message is a concern for the category even as it grows, a trade organization official says. And new methods of constructing prebiotic molecules could further complicate the issue, another expert says.
With expert speakers confirmed from GNC, NOW, Advanced.gg, Floyds of Leadville, cbdMD, JSchall Consulting, TYM Performance, SPINS, NYU Tisch Institute for Global Sport, and more, the upcoming Sports & Active Nutrition Summit is not to be missed.
Three months after introducing its Neuralli psychobiotic, Bened Life remains focused on the science behind its patented PS128 probiotic strain and protecting the specific neurological benefits for the communities it serves.
Nebraska-based Synbiotic Health has acquired a 43,000 sq.ft facility in Madison, WI which will be dedicated to the development and commercialization of advanced probiotic ingredients for improved health.
DSM has developed a database that could identify the key micronutrient gaps in 11 markets across Asia-Pacific, and in turn, help health supplement brands and manufacturers design products to meet these needs.
Save the Date! NutraIngredients-USA’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit returns to San Diego, February 15-17, 2023. The event brings together scientists, formulators, consultants, and regulatory experts to move the sports nutrition category forward.
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.
The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has released its long-awaited Best Practices Standardized Operating Procedure (SOP) for the Disposal / Destruction of Irreparably Defective Articles (IDAs).
Denmark’s Novozymes is bringing its human health growth platform Novozymes OneHealth to the US market, offering a range of clinically supported ingredients developed in response to “profound health challenges related to modern lifestyles”.
Willow Biosciences – one of a clutch of biotech firms producing cannabinoids via biosynthesis rather than extraction – has started strain optimization and process development for commercial production of astaxanthin from yeast using a downstream processing...
Immune health continues to be a primary concern for consumers of functional beverages, according to a new report from Irish ingredient supplier Kerry. The study also found that consumers are increasingly blurring the distinction between the benefits...
Consumers are increasingly aware of CFU on probiotic labels, but we may see more products using AFUs, a measure obtained using flow cytometry that is a fast, more accurate, and potentially cost-effective to traditional plate counts.
Specialty ingredients distributor IMCD has expanded its presence in the US market with a new team of technical account managers for nutraceuticals. “We’re just getting started here,” its National Sales Manager tells NutraIngredients-USA.
With a full suite a successful New Dietary Ingredient Notifications (NDINs) and steady stream of peer-reviewed publications substantiating its claims, Hofseth Biocare (HBC) is feeling bullish about its portfolio of upcycled ingredients.
AlgaeCal will retail its bone-building supplements in OsteoStrong’s membership-based wellness franchises starting this month. The partnership, which AlgaeCal Founder Dean Neuls says “couldn’t be more perfect”, launches in 10 beta locations across the...