Gut Health

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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New survey reveals prebiotic purchasing drivers

By Danielle Masterson

When consumers shop for prebiotics, efficacy and scientific validation are the most cited purchasing drivers, highlighting how resilient health and wellness is even amid tough economic times.

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Making metabolic health fun and futuristic

By Olivia Haslam

When tapping into the metabolic health supplements space, brands should take inspiration from 'aspirational' and personalised products, industry experts have advised during a Vitafoods online panel discussion.

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Industry insights: Staying ahead in postbiotics

By Olivia Haslam

Gerald Dard, managing director of AB Biotek Human Nutrition and Health (HNH), speaks to NutraIngredients about postbiotic innovation, adaptation, and what’s to come.

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DSM agrees terms to acquire postbiotics pioneer Adare Biome

By Nikki Hancocks

Royal DSM has entered into exclusive negotiations with manufacturing organisation Adare Pharma Solutions, to acquire Adare Biome, a pioneer in the space of postbiotic production, for an enterprise value of €275 million.

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Review hails Akkermansia as “most promising next-gen probiotic”

By Olivia Brown

The recent review spotlights the efficacy of Akkermansia muciniphila in reducing the risk and progression of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes (T2D), suggesting its strong potential for use for targeted dietary interventions within probiotics.

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Postbiotic may protect against leaky gut: Study

By Stephen Daniells

A postbiotic derived from Lactobacillus paracasei CNCM I-5220 may protect the lining of the intestine, even when the gut is subject to a strong inflammatory insult.

AstraGin improves gut health function in small cohort study

AstraGin improves gut health function in small cohort study

By Asia Sherman

Supplementation with AstraGin – a standardized botanical extract of Astragalus membranaceus and Panax notoginseng (APS) – reduced inflammation and regulated gut microflora in adults with ulcerative colitis, according to a recent study.

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Study highlights rapid benefits from DE111 probiotic

By Stephen Daniells

Acute supplementation with ADM’s Bacillus subtilis DE111 probiotic leads to detectable changes on the microbiome within hours, says a new study that supports the efficacy of the strain.

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New platform to develop next gen microbiome-safe products

By Danielle Masterson

Synthetic chemicals have increased too rapidly over the years, jeopardizing the health of humans and the planet. Now Seed and the Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma are combining microbiome science and epithelial immunology knowledge to thwart these...

Study observes gut dysbiosis in anaemic women

Study observes gut dysbiosis in anaemic women

By Olivia Brown

Significant differences were noted in the intestinal bacterial populations of iron-deficient anaemic (IDA) women compared with healthy controls, with Faecalibacterium species displaying the greatest reductions, a new metabolomics study finds.

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Industry insights from Nizo: Bringing next generation microbes into consumer products

By Bart Smit and Anneloes Groenenboom, Principal Scientist Fermentation and Project Manager Fermentation, Nizo

The market for beneficial microbes is increasingly diverse, with next generation probiotics and commensal bacteria being added to the possibilities. NIZO’s Bart Smit, principal scientist fermentation, and Anneloes Groenenboom, project manager fermentation,...

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