“I think it’s really important for the field to understand what the baseline understanding and criteria are for these substances so that the whole scientific and commercial and regulatory world can coalesce around definitions that make the most sense,”...
Personalized nutrition company Ombre is retail ready, preparing to launch its microbiome home test kit and targeted probiotic supplements to a wider market at Natural Products Expo East later this month.
Italian probiotics heavyweight Probiotical plans to bolster its presence in the US market by riding what the company calls a rising tide of consumer awareness of the importance of gut wellbeing to skin health.
The potential immunomodulatory properties of Akkermansia muciniphila may be linked to a specific type of phosphatidylethanolamine, says a new paper in Nature that deepens our understanding of how this bacterium supports human health.
Global health and wellness brand GNC is adding more products from The Honest Company, a wellness brand started by celebrity Jessica Alba, targeting women’s health needs around sleep, mood, immunity, and hair health.
Inflammation and dysbiosis were the two most studied health conditions for probiotics related research between 2016 and 2020, according to a newly constructed database by a group of Hong Kong researchers.
Sleep-deprived, stressed, and under pressure to perform academically while balancing their newfound freedom, college students are a burgeoning yet underserved market for health and nutrition products, says The Vitamin Shoppe CEO Sharon Leite.
Thorne HealthTech recently relaunched its Gut Health Test with the inclusion of its patent-pending Microbiome Wipe, eliminating the stool sampling that might be deterring users from testing their microbiome.
Swiss researchers at the University of Basel assert that high-dose probiotics can reduce the symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD) and suggest supplementation as a possible “non-stigmatising” add-on therapy.
Probiotic formulators are increasingly turning to prebiotics like dietary fibres, polyphenols, fructo-oligosaccharides and lactulose, with 51% of probiotic supplements tracked by Lumina Intelligence containing a prebiotic of some kind.
Amway Korea has launched a precision probiotics service where users send in their faecal samples for analysis and receive recommendations on which probiotic to take to improve their gut microbiome and increase the production of beneficial short-chain...
A panel of regulatory experts will examine some of the pressing issues in the probiotics filed at the upcoming Probiota Americas event. Questions about New Dietary Ingredients notifications, labeling issues, expanding health indications for probiotics...
This month's new offerings address a variety of needs specifically for kids, including a new hydration pouch, probiotics for dental health and protein for growing bodies. For the adults, April was all about stress management, with ingredients like...
NutraIngredients took the opportunity to speak to Magali Cordaillat-Simmons, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Director, Pharmabiotic Research Institute (PRI) on regulatory science and how it paves the way for innovative therapies.
This year’s Expo West was chock full of innovations in gut health, offering a variety of benefits for humans to maintain optimal digestive health. But what about the 39 trillion microbes that call our bodies home?
Are you researching the latest state-of-the-art developments related to prebiotic, probiotic and microbiome science relevant to human health, well-being, consumers and industry? If so, we would like to hear from you!
The probiotic market in South Korea has witnessed robust growth in recent years and is set for further growth, according to a raft of probiotic companies, including Cell Biotech, AceBiome, and Amorepacific.
Researchers based in Italy and Ireland have proposed a two step approach to validating and enumerating probiotic supplements. A stakeholder group commented that the approach holds promise for better quality control within the industry.
Pam Cebulski, senior vice president of marketing and general manager of consumer brands at Pantheryx, has over two decades of experience leading and commercializing global healthcare brands from consumer goods to pharmaceuticals to medical devices.
New research has found significant positive shifts in gut microbiome makeup among subjects participating in a weight loss program with the most beneficial changes occurring in subjects who showed low diversity at the outset.