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Study: Carrot-derived extract improves immune response

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

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.

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CRN’s Mister: The precautionary principle is making a resurgence

By Stephen Daniells

The global dietary supplements industry must be aware of renewed use of the precautionary principle by regulators around the world, and combined with negative media creates a “constellation of factors is a recipe for concern”, CRN’s Steve Mister said...

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Charlotte’s Web announces partnership with MLB

By Hank Schultz

Charlotte’s Web has passed a significant milestone by becoming the first CBD brand to enter into a partnership with Major League Baseball. it’s the first such sponsorship agreement for any CBD with a major sports league.

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Keeping up with Ashwagandha

By Danielle Masterson

Is Kourtney Kardashian Barker’s new wellness brand signaling a turning point for the Ayurvedic herb?

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IMCD strengthens US presence with expanded nutraceuticals team

By Stephen Daniells

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.

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Ashwagandha shows wellness benefits in US college students

By Asia Sherman

Supplementation with ashwagandha may improve the psychological well-being and support academic success of college students in the United States, according to recent research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.

NutraCast: Sustainability not a top concern for tea industry

NutraCast: Sustainability not a top concern for tea industry

By Danielle Masterson

A new report from Firsd Tea, the largest importer of Chinese tea in the US, found that most professionals in tea and related industries under-prioritize sustainability when stocking tea inventory—even with 80% of this group worried about the effects of...

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Beet It Sport continues expansion into US market

By Asia Sherman

Seven years after entering the US market, Beet It Sport continues to register healthy year-on-year growth, with its nitrate-rich beet juice recognized as best in sports nutrition.

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