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Vitafoods survey shows digestive health is top concern for industry – for the first time

Gut feelings: Digestive health is top of the agenda for nutraceutical industry

By Nathan Gray

An increasing consumer interest in probiotics and the microbiome could be one reason why digestive health has hit the top of the nutraceutical and functional food industry agenda for the first time, say experts.

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SOFAR Americas launches Innovia probiotic micro-shot

By Stephen Daniells

With consumers increasingly looking for alternatives to pills, SOFAR Americas has launched a new probiotic micro-shot, and the initial market reception has been very positive for the patented DryCap delivery system.

Support for digestive health claims among topics for tomorrow's event

Online Digestive Health Conference

Support for digestive health claims among topics for tomorrow's event

By Hank Schultz

Probiotics and prebiotics—the names themselves are a claim, something that companies need always to be aware of. This is one of the topics that will be covered in tomorrow’s Online Digest Health Conference sponsored by NutraIngredients-USA.

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Mouse data backs DuPont prebiotic for multiple effects

By Will Chu

DuPont’s prebiotic fibre could exert positive benefits to the gut microbiome, according to an animal study featured in Nature which also raises future implications on skin, metabolic and even brain health.

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