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Blueberry powder may boost cognitive function: RCT

By Stephen Daniells

Daily consumption of a polyphenol-rich blueberry powder may boost blood flow and improve a range of cognitive measures, says a new study from scientists at King’s College London and the University of Reading.

Researchers explore the pathways to berry health benefits

Researchers explore the pathways to berry health benefits

By Asia Sherman

Berry researchers from around the world gathered last week at the 9th Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium in Tampa, FL to take a deep dive along the metabolic pathways in search of the microbes and metabolites that contribute to human health.

5 take-aways we learned during our Business Leaders Forum

5 take-aways we learned during our Business Leaders Forum

By Stephen Daniells

From 2022 sales numbers to consumer enthusiasm remaining high, and from progress with equality and diversity in the industry to the growth in awareness around the importance of the microbiome for health, there were lots of talking points from our 3rd...

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 2023 with new categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

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Sleep supplement sales contract after two boom years

By Stephen Daniells

After growth of 40% and 22% in 2020 and 2021, sales of sleep supplements contracted in 2022 with the numbers offset by inflation, but unit sales shrank even more, according to data from SPINS.

NutraCast: Why Ayana Bio CEO Frank Jaksch is betting on synbio

NutraCast: Why Ayana Bio CEO Frank Jaksch is betting on synbio

By Danielle Masterson

Synthetic biology technologies make it possible to create just about anything sustainably – including plants and fungal bioactives. Synbio has become a disruptive force that a growing number of companies are leaning into, including plant cell tech startup...

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