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Twin study suggests microbial influence on food allergies

By Nikki Hancocks

Healthy and allergic twins exhibit distinct faecal microbial profiles, adding weight to idea that the microbiome may play a protective role in food allergies, according to a new study conducted by the University of Chicago and Stanford University,.

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.

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Polish footballers short on carbs, critical nutrients, study finds

By Hank Schultz

A recent study done on professional soccer players in Poland concluded that the players were not consuming enough carbohydrate and were deficient in several important nutrients. But an expert cited some flaws in the study’s design, highlighting the...

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Celsius posts more than 80% sales gain in third quarter

By Hank Schultz

Fast growing energy drink manufacturer Celsius reported a sales increase of more than 80% in its most recent quarterly earnings statement. The company anticipates even better results in the future when gyms and other exercise venues can reopen.

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NPA asks FDA to help curb lawsuits over caloric values of BCAAs

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association has asked FDA to clarify that the minor amount of calories contributed by certain amino acids do not need to be reported on labels. Publication of an official enforcement discretion would forestall frivolous lawsuits,...

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FDA takes aim at claims for infant food allergy prevention

By Hank Schultz

The US Food and Drug Administration has taken action against two companies that claim their products can help prevent children from developing food allergies. The claims turn the products into unapproved drugs, the Agency claims.

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Lonza takes issue with warning about L-carnitine metabolite

By Hank Schultz

Swiss L-carnitine supplier Lonza has said focus on a lone metabolite that has a poorly understood relation to cardiovascular disease presents an incomplete picture of the benefits of the ingredient. The warning about the metabolite figured into a recently...

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New supplement line gives gamers a reboot

By Danielle Masterson

Skinz.gg, an esports health and wellness company, has launched its "Power Your Performance” line, geared toward the 2.5 billion gamers across the globe.

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Rapeseed: An untapped protein source

By Danielle Masterson

German scientists say rapeseed (Brassica napus) may be on track to replace soy as the best plant-based protein source.

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Whey protein shown to boost mitochondria in runners

By Hank Schultz

A recent study showed supplementing runners with whey protein provided greater mitochondrial adaptations in response to exercise than did a carbohydrate-only drink used as a control.

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The 'rising star' of sports nutrition: Why collagen is a HIIT

By Nikki Hancocks

Collagen is the sports nutrition industry’s ‘rising star’ thanks to the mega trend for preventative health solutions and the COVID-related health and wellness boom, according to global collagen solutions supplier Rousselot.