B Vitamins

B-group vitamins show potential as prebiotic candidates

B-group vitamins show potential as prebiotic candidates

By Claudia Adrien

Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12 may beneficially modulate the gut microbiome, although they may not act as direct substrates for intestinal microbial fermentation, according to a review published in the Journal of Nutrition.

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Elysium launches supplement aimed at slowing brain atrophy

By Hank Schultz

Elysium Health has launched a new brain health supplement based on research done at the University of Oxford. The supplement, called Matter, pairs a high dose suite of B vitamins with specially formulated omega-3s from fish oil.

Koios CEO: ‘Brain function is the world’s new currency’

Editor's Spotlight

Koios CEO: ‘Brain function is the world’s new currency’

By Adi Menayang

As industrialized nations continue to move away from manual labor toward tech- and creative-based economies, it is about time that nootropic products become more mainstream, says the CEO and founder of Koios.

NutraIngredients vitamins quiz

Special edition: Vitamins

NutraIngredients vitamins quiz

Think you know your B vitamins from your Ds? Take the NutraIngredients quiz and find out.

He's taking his vitamins

Centrum multivitamin passes NASA space stability test

By Stephen Daniells

B vitamins from Wyeth’s Centrum multivitamins are stable over four months of storage on the International Space Station (ISS), says a new study from NASA that has positive implications back on Earth.

The B vitamin painkiller

The B vitamin painkiller

A combination of B vitamins has been found to reduce the severity
of chronic pain in rats. The new research suggests that relief from
chronic pain, which affects millions every year, could be provided
in the form of vitamin tablets.


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