Probiotics & prebiotics

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Lactobacillus plantarum improves half marathon recovery

By Nikki Hancocks

Lactobacillus plantarum PS128 supplementation was associated with an improvement in muscle damage, renal damage, and oxidative stress caused by a half marathon, in a study involving eight recreational runners.

NutraCast: VMS trend analysis with market intelligence firm Skai

NutraCast: VMS trend analysis with market intelligence firm Skai

By Danielle Masterson

How are supplement brands capitalizing, what trends are resonating with consumers, and what is the outlook for the holidays and beyond? Chase Hochman, Director of Solutions Engineering & Market Intelligence at Skai, said one key trend that stands...

AnimalBiome debuts new products at SupplySide West

AnimalBiome debuts new products at SupplySide West

By Danielle Masterson

In recent years, the animal microbiome has become a growing area of research. Microbiomes strongly influence the health of domestic and non-domestic animals. The new advanced technologies offer a cost-effective option to investigate the microbiome's...

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Maryruth's recalls liquid probiotic for infants

By Danielle Masterson

Omni-channel health and wellness brand MaryRuth’s announced it is voluntarily recalling two lots of its liquid probiotic for infants due to the possibility of contamination by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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CRN survey: 80% of Americans are now using dietary supplements

By Stephen Daniells

Americans have turned to dietary supplements in record numbers over the past two years, with the numbers of users hitting new highs, and confidence in the effectiveness, safety and quality remaining impressively high, according to CRN’s 2021 Consumer...

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October Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

This month has a variety of offerings for all ages, from probiotics for the tiniest guts to a formulation for menopausal support.

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Consumers commonly confused by probiotics, survey finds

By Danielle Masterson

Now that fall has officially arrived, immune health is front and center, with 75% of consumers saying they’re relying on some type of supplement. So where do probiotics stand? Danone conducted a survey recently to find out.

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Are omega-3 fatty acids prebiotic ingredients?

By Stephen Daniells

Omega-3s may beneficially alter the composition of the gut microbiome and lead to increases in the production of short chain fatty acids, says a study from King’s College London.

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August Launch Pad: The latest releases revealed

By Danielle Masterson

As we head into Fall, immunity is in focus. Expect the season to bring in adaptogenic mushroom extracts, probiotics and a few ayurvedic ingredients for good measure.

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