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Top supplement trends, according to Google

By Danielle Masterson

From need states such as sleep and hormone balancing to ingredients like GLA and astaxanthin, Spate’s trends report highlights a diverse market where interest extends to both traditional and innovative supplements.

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Review outlines astaxanthin's cognitive health benefits

By Matt Chittock

A new critical review highlights astaxanthin’s positive impacts on slowing neurodegeneration and boosting cognitive function, especially in terms of episodic memory, response time and working memory.

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

By Danielle Masterson

Mintel recently launched Ingredientscape AI, a new landscaping tool that helps brands discover the fastest-growing ingredients using robust data from Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD). Stephanie Mattucci, director of food & drink at Mintel...

May Launch Pad

May Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

Innovation and convenient delivery systems are trending this month, with nootropic ingredients finding their way into many of May’s latest offerings.

Horphag study expands Pycnogenol use for spider veins post-surgery

Horphag study expands Pycnogenol use for spider veins post surgery

By Claudia Adrien

Antioxidant-rich Pycnogenol may limit the side effects following surgery to manage the appearance of spider veins, according to new research that builds on dozens of studies that examined the potential benefits of the supplement ingredient for vein health....

NutraCast: Supplementation for hearing health? You heard right.

NutraCast: A supplement for hearing health? You heard right.

By Danielle Masterson

According to a consumer survey by CRN and IPSOS, 74% of U.S. adults take supplements. And while the most common one is the multivitamin, a lot of users are zeroing in on specific organs like the brain, eyes or even skin. But what about ears? Soundbites...

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America is anti-aging

By Danielle Masterson

Thorne’s new Fear of Aging survey indicates that Americans' aversion to appearing old is fueling the supplement industry's beauty-from-within segment.

Spring Launch Pad

Spring Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

New launches are blooming with cognition, collabs and candyfication in focus.

Prunes might alter postmenopausal gut for bone health

Prunes might alter postmenopausal gut for bone health

By Asia Sherman

Postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density may benefit from polyphenol-rich prunes if their guts contain certain microbes, according to research funded by the California Prune Board.

Saffron and sight: Study explores longer-term effects

Saffron and sight: Study explores longer-term effects

By Asia Sherman

Not only is it the world’s most expensive spice, but saffron may help reduce vision loss and the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) when taken as dietary supplement over an extended period.

Anju and Shaheen Majeed to lead Sami-Sabinsa Group

Anju and Shaheen Majeed to lead Sami-Sabinsa Group

By Asia Sherman

Multi-national health sciences company Sami-Sabinsa announced that Dr. Muhammed Majeed’s children will carry on their father’s legacy at the helm of the business he founded 36 years ago. Dr. Majeed died March 13 at age 75 following complications from...

Microphyt builds science for Brainphyt microalgae extract

Microphyt builds science for Brainphyt microalgae extract

By Asia Sherman

Biotech company Microphyt, which cultivates microalgae in industrial photobioreactors in the South of France, published the latest in a series of studies exploring the potential of its Brainphyt-branded brain health ingredient.

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Lutein and zeaxanthin during pregnancy may benefit child development

By Olivia DeSmit

Maternal consumption of lutein and zeaxanthin carotenoids may improve offspring language and cognitive development in early childhood, according to a study led by City University of New York and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University researchers.

February Launch Pad

February Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

The month of February encourages a smile with a dentaceutical and a happy mood chew, while Nutrafol goes skin deep, and EyePromise taps the brain health market.

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