Nutricosmetics

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

By Stephen Daniells

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back for 2021 with new two categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

NutraVideo: Zinc, vitamin D are key in COVID fight

NutraVideo: Zinc, vitamin D are key in COVID fight

By Danielle Masterson

The dietary supplement market has been flooded with new products, with an unprecedented demand in immune health. A recent Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)-IPSOS survey found that vitamin D usage jumped 37% and zinc grew 17% amid the pandemic.

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Exogenous GABA boosts astaxanthin production: Study

By Danielle Masterson

New research from the Institute of Intelligent Machines (IIM), Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) in China found that the γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) can promote the growth of Haematococcus pluvialis and increase the astaxanthin accumulation.

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Dr Google: Getting under the skin of prebiotics

By Nikki Hancocks

The interest in probiotics for immunity has passed its peak but a 24-month rise in internet searches for prebiotics and skin health is more than a passing trend, according to new insights from Lumina Intelligence.

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Guest article

Natural products industry must support supplement expansion

By Jim Emme, CEO of NOW and Board Member of the Natural Products Association

The pandemic has made all Americans more health conscious. Along with social distancing and better hand hygiene, Americans are turning to nutritional supplements as a way to boost their immune systems and support their overall health.