Serum levels of the carotenoid lutein are linked to improved memory function in overweight and obese adults, but other carotenoids are not, says a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Cognitive decline is a key concern for older consumers and drives product innovation in the healthy aging space. But marketers should take care to delineate between short-term and systemic approaches, an expert says.
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines prompted a heated debate over the influence of industry lobby groups and the extent to which environmental factors should impact dietary advice, with some stakeholders insisting that sustainability has nothing to do with nutrition,...
Increasing attention is being paid to dietary supplements use among US military personnel, with survey data showing that consumption levels are high, but brand loyalty may be low. So where’s the white space for industry?
British researchers suggest that the consumption of tart cherry, either in capsule or juice format, may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease by improving cardio-metabolic markers.
A review of published studies concerning chocolate consumption and bone health found that moderate chocolate intake was linked to greater longitudinal bone growth in adolescents, but little to negative bone effects for postmenopausal women.
A new water dispersible curcumin ingredient using a water dispersible technology has hit the US and European markets, courtesy of the new DolCas-Tenshi partnership. The pairing is also bringing a men’s sexual heath ingredient to market.
Rainbow Light, a Clorox Company-owned supplement brand, has pledged to donate portion of its sales to public health nonprofit Vitamin Angels this summer, as well as help organize vitamin drop donations to 25 underserved communities in the US.
Constellation Brands has pivoted out of a smaller ingredient category—polyphenols—and into a much larger one —cannabis. Eyebrows were raised last week when the company projected that Canopy Growth, the cannabis grower that Constellation invested heavily...