Cognitive Health

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Review outlines astaxanthin's cognitive health benefits

By Matt Chittock

A new critical review highlights astaxanthin’s positive impacts on slowing neurodegeneration and boosting cognitive function, especially in terms of episodic memory, response time and working memory.

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Lion's mane spores 450% Google search growth

By Nikki Hancocks

Google searches for lion's mane surged by up to 450% (week on week) in May in the UK, with industry players assigning the rise in interest to TikTok influencers, health practitioners, and the blockbuster Amazon show Clarkson’s Farm.

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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.

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Top tips for cognitive health innovation

By Nikki Hancocks

More consumers than ever are looking for innovative ways to support total mind and body wellness. But where is the next big innovation opportunity in the cognitive health space? dsm-fermenich has weighed in with its comprehensive nootropics report.

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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...

Arandi Health scales Andean shilajit for cognitive health

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Arandi Health scales Andean shilajit for cognitive health

By Asia Sherman

Arandi Health has tapped decades of Alzheimer's research to create Durabrain, a nutraceutical formula powered by a millennia-old organic substance harvested from the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.

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Low folic acid levels linked to severe sleeping difficulty

By Nikki Hancocks

New research links low folic acid levels to difficulty sleeping, suggesting supplementation may be beneficial to the prevention of insomnia, potentially via a direct impact on the body's circadian rhythm.

Key themes from Vitafoods 2023

Key themes from Vitafoods 2023

By Nikki Hancocks

Innovation themes seen on the exhibitor floor at Vitafoods Europe this week (May 9-11) included women's health, cognitive health, innovative formats, gut health, and beauty-from within.

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Blueberries show cognitive benefits in study

By Hank Schultz

A new study has suggested that whole blueberry powder provided cognitive benefits in older individuals with insulin resistance and a heightened risk of future dementia.

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