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NutraCast: You gotta fight for your right to sell supps

NutraCast: You gotta fight for your right to sell supps

By Danielle Masterson

Several states and most recently the platform TikTok have placed tighter restrictions on dietary supplements, causing concern for many in the industry as well as supplement users. Adel Villalobos, founder and CEO of Lief Labs, says now is the time to...

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Synbiotics may help regulate lipid metabolism: Study

By Olivia DeSmit

The use of a synbiotic supplement helped to modulate miRNA expression and therefore lipid metabolism, according to a recent study. This modulation was observed in participants suffering from dyslipidemia, a metabolic disorder with abnormal blood lipid...

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Probiotic may improve sleep: Study

By Olivia DeSmit

Consuming the probiotic Bifidobacterium adolescentis SBT2786 increased sleep duration and reduced fatigue, according to a study, which also reported associations with an improvement in sleepiness upon waking and feelings of being well-rested during the...

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New paper explores issue of excessive dilution of botanical extracts

By Stephen Daniells

A new HerbalGram article shines a light on the excessive use of excipients with botanical extracts—also known as fairy dusting. “This is about hopefully changing the practice of some members of industry to give consumers the product they expect,” said...

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FDA reorganization gets green light

By Danielle Masterson

The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services has approved the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed reorganization which includes unifying the Human Foods Program.

The role NPQAA played in the passage of DSHEA

The role NPQAA played in the passage of DSHEA

By Stephen Daniells

The short-lived Natural Products Quality Assurance Alliance played an important behind-the-scenes contribution in the passage of DSHEA, but what was it and how did it help sway Congressional support for DSHEA?

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

By Danielle Masterson

Mintel recently launched Ingredientscape AI, a new landscaping tool that helps brands discover the fastest-growing ingredients using robust data from Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD). Stephanie Mattucci, director of food & drink at Mintel...

May Launch Pad

May Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

Innovation and convenient delivery systems are trending this month, with nootropic ingredients finding their way into many of May’s latest offerings.

Adverse effects do not deter military supplement use: Study

Adverse effects do not deter military supplement use: Study

By Asia Sherman

Military service members continue to use dietary supplements even after reporting adverse effects like rapid heart rate and tingling sensations, according to the latest installment of The Military Dietary Supplement Use Study.

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Vitafoods: Sleep takes center stage

By Nikki Hancocks

Mind health, specifically sleep, was a buzz word across the Vitafoods show last week, with market analysts discussing its popularity and suppliers delivering their solutions.

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

By Claudia Adrien

Mice that have higher levels of endogenous omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) in their tissues may hold the key to understanding diet’s role in influencing leukocyte telomere length (LTL), a biomarker of aging, new research suggests.

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Brightseed expands microbiome discovery program

By Stephen Daniells

AI pioneers Brightseed will present its new Forager AI Benchmarks and expanded microbiome discovery programs at the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota America 2024 in Salt Lake City.

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CBD for athletes: Promising benefits come with doping risk

By Nikki Hancocks

CBD is being linked with a growing number of compelling health benefits for athletes, and while the emerging science is promising, it comes with a high risk of unintentional doping, nutrition researcher Professor Graeme Close warned in a recent webinar.

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