Gut Health

Getty

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....

getty images

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.

© Paul Bradbury / Getty Images

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...

getty | chombosan

Healthy ageing: Is the microbiome the conductor?

By Nikki Hancocks

With the gut microbiome holding the key to almost every aspect of our health, from digestion and immunity, to hormonal balance and skin health, it should perhaps come as no surprise that healthy ageing may well start with the promotion of beneficial gut...

Getty

Study spotlights gut microbes for blood sugar control

By Olivia Brown

A new RCT notes that those with type 2 diabetes had significantly reduced average fasting blood glucose levels following intakes of a Lactobacillus and Oenococcus-containing kombucha drink, when compared to the control group.

© Elena Nechaeva / Getty Images

Dietary microbes & probiotic pills linked to better cognition

By Stephen Daniells

Increased intake of beneficial bacteria from fermented foods and prebiotic and probiotic dietary supplements are associated with better cognition, says a new analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

Getty

Flavanols: A "valuable component" for gut barrier integrity

By Olivia Brown

Flavanols can protect and restore gut barrier integrity following exposure to stressors such as obesity, and gut-related disorders such as coeliac disease, but future research should look to reveal personalised differences in bioavailability.

Getty

Probiotics may regulate glucolipid metabolism, review finds

By Olivia Brown

A new meta-analysis and systematic review finds that supplementation with Lactobacillus and/or Bifidobacterium may significantly decrease BMI, fasting glucose, insulin, triglycerides, and cholesterol levels in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

© wsfurlan / Getty Images

Microbiome Briefing

The Growth of Probiotics in Europe

By Stephen Daniells

This year opened with news that France has joined the list of European countries that will allow the use of the term “Probiotic”. As dominoes continue to fall, we look at the opportunities for probiotics across the bloc, particularly supplements in the...

Postbiotics: No MOA, no problem

Postbiotics: No MOA, no problem

By Danielle Masterson

From skin to gut health, postbiotics are rising in the ranks—poised to make a big splash as key microbiome modulators. While scientists are just scratching the surface on how these ingredients work, experts explain that’s what makes this category so exciting.

Spotlight

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All