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Research reveals potential role of microbiome in fertility

By Olivia Brown

The dominance of bacteria Lactobacillus spp. in the female reproductive tract is associated with improved pregnancy outcomes while vaginal and endometrial dysbiosis may reduce the chances of successful embryonic implantation, according to a new review.

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Study suggests Bimuno prebiotic reduces sleep disturbance impact

By Olivia Brown

New research finds that Clasado Biosciences’ prebiotic Bimuno GOS (B-GOS) significantly improved quality of life measures across areas of gastrointestinal health and sleep in individuals suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and sleep disturbances.

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Editors’ picks: Our favorite articles of 2023

By The NutraIngredients-USA Team

We enjoy writing some articles more than others, whether it’s because of the subject, the impact for industry, the insights from commentators, or other reasons. But which articles did we enjoy writing the most and why?

Free webinar digs into probiotics for weight management

Probiotics for weight management: The science and the market

By Stephen Daniells

Research has shown that obesity may have a microbial component, but what does the science show about mechanisms of action, what’s already in the market, and what insights can we glean from microbiome cohort data?

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Olipop gets prebiotic verified via NutraStrong certification

By Claudia Adrien

Olipop is the first beverage to join the NutraStrong prebiotic verified product certification, which is administered by SGS Nutrasource Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Services. The new program was developed in collaboration between the Global Prebiotics...

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Probiotic BG01-4 relieves constipation and discomfort in GI disorders

By Olivia Haslam

Probiotic BG01-4 improves specific symptoms of constipation and related GI dysfunction in people with self-reported functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID), which affects a significant percentage of the global population, a new study concludes.

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Prebiotics consumption reduces risk of allergic rhinitis

By Claudia Adrien

Prebiotics may reduce the risk of allergic rhinitis (AR) by 66%, compared to no prebiotic consumption, says a new study based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

Myota: Meeting the market gap for targeted prebiotics

Myota: Meeting the market gap for targeted prebiotics

By Olivia Brown

The health-tech startup Myota is meeting the prevalent gap for prebiotic powders within a probiotic-dominated microbiome health market, with its clinically backed blend of fibres accounting for the variability of individual microbiome compositions.

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Biotic personalisation for the microbiome: is it worth it?

By Olivia Brown

Experts have highlighted the potential for the ‘hyper-personalisation’ of biotics to suit individual microbiome compositions for targeted health benefits, but expense, lack of scientific data, and regulatory restrictions represent significant barriers....

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BioActor study supports microbial benefits of MicrobiomeX

By Nikki Hancocks

New clinical and pre-clinical study results suggest BioActor's MicrobiomeX ingredient, a blend of sweet orange and grapefruit extracts, improves microbiota composition and SCFA production in subjects with metabolic disturbances.

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Postbiotic shows efficacy for immune system support: RCT

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementation with heat-killed Lactobacillus acidophilus L-92 postbiotic may boost antiviral immunity in healthy adults, says results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study from Japan.

Two weeks to go! Get set for the Active Nutrition Summit

Two weeks to go! Get set for the Active Nutrition Summit

By Nikki Hancocks

Taking place in Amsterdam from October 9th-11th, NutraIngredients' Active Nutrition Summit will provide an expert-packed agenda of presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities to help industry translate science into performance-enhancing...

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