Proteins, peptides, amino acids

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Seizing the ‘window of opportunity’ for aging well

By Olivia Haslam

Protein consumption, quality sleep and hormone balance are all key in reframing how the industry considers the ‘healthy aging’ category, according to new insights from a Vitafoods webinar this week.

CON-CRĒT stands behind creatine HCL gummies

CON-CRĒT stands behind creatine HCL gummies

By Danielle Masterson

One year ago, Vireo Systems, the parent company of the CON-CRĒT creatine brand, marked an exciting new chapter by opening the first creatine manufacturing plant in the United States. NutraIngredients-USA caught up with the company's founder and president...

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Amazon updates its dietary supplements seller’s policy

By Stephen Daniells

Tech giant Amazon has updated its requirements for dietary supplements and now requires third-party verification, including testing data and certificates of analyses straight from the lab to Amazon.

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FDA issues draft guidance on NDIN Master Files

By Stephen Daniells

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released draft guidance for industry titled “New Dietary Ingredient Notification Master Files for Dietary Supplements.”

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Study: DAO might play a critical role in cognitive symptoms of ADHD

By Nikki Hancocks

AB Biotek Human Nutrition & Health (HNH) has spotlighted new research suggesting a connection between diamine oxidase (DAO) enzyme deficiency and comorbidities and cognitive dysfunction in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...

6 reasons to enter the NutraIngredients-USA Awards!

6 reasons to enter the NutraIngredients-USA Awards!

By Stephen Daniells

The 2024 NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back with new categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people and initiatives in food supplements and functional food and beverage.

 L-glutamine for combat-sport training recovery

Study supports L-glutamine for recovery from combat-sport training

By Asia Sherman

L-glutamine—an amino acid used in protein synthesis and to fuel the immune system—may boost recovery and performance in combat-sport athletes following intense bouts of exercise, according to research led by the National Taiwan University of Sport.

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FrieslandCampina reveals 2024 trends report

By Olivia Haslam

Key trends to watch in 2024 will include next-gen alt protein solutions, sustainability with substantiation, medicines for the mind and active ageing solutions.

Distinct and often opposing health effects of BCAAs

BCAAs harbor distinct and often opposing health effects: Study

By Asia Sherman

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have detected biases in the study of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), suggesting that these essential nutrients do not have the homogenous effect in humans previously observed.