bone/joint health

22 Jul 2019
--- Aging remains among the most significant of global population trends. A balanced diet comprising ample nutrition has long been regarded as a key pillar of senior health. And notably, while appetite tends to decline with age... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
10 Jul 2019
--- Crushed eggshells combined with a hydrogel mixture could one day be applied to repair bones in patients with injuries due to aging, accidents, cancer or military combat, according to University of Massachusetts Lowell... Read More
24 Jun 2019
--- Remedy Organics, a US producer of functional wellness drinks, has announced the launch of Golden Mind. The ready-to-drink beverage is a blend of almond milk, DHA omega 3 (sustainably sourced from microalgae), MCT oil,... Read More
14 Jun 2019
--- Over a quarter of adults aged over 50 are deficient in vitamin D, according to researchers from Trinity College Dublin. Over half (57 percent) had inadequate serum vitamin D levels, of which 26 percent were classed as... Read More
13 Jun 2019
--- Low levels of circulating vitamin K in the body are linked to an increased risk of mobility limitations and disability in older adults, identifying a new factor to consider for maintaining bodily functions in older age,... Read More
12 Jun 2019
--- Arjuna Naturals Ltd.’s curcumin formulation has been found to hold new possibilities for effectively managing symptoms associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. According to a new study, BCM-95 (Curcugreen)... Read More
27 May 2019
--- Regulatory confusion over cannabinoids (CBD) has opened up the space for alternatives, within which Gencor has released Levagen, a palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) ingredient touted as having anti-inflammatory and pain relief... Read More
21 May 2019
--- Researchers have investigated the impact that Body Mass Index (BMI), exercise and consumption of soy food have on bone fracture rates among breast cancer survivors. A decade-long study found that higher soy intake was... Read More
16 May 2019
--- Glucosamine is used widely in joint health supplements to relieve osteoarthritis and joint pain, but it may also lower a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ),... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- The health benefits of collagen are already well established within the industry and touch on sectors such as sports nutrition, mobility and the beauty-from-within space. Increased consumer demand for sustainable and... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Suppliers of joint health solutions have questioned a recent assessment by French authorities which claims that supplements containing glucosamine or chondroitin sulfate may cause adverse reactions among certain groups. The... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Probiotics, often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria and yeast that live in the stomach, play an essential role in digestive processes – but may influence a host of other biological functions... Read More
04 Apr 2019
--- As life expectancy has increased globally, consumer attention is shifting towards improving the quality of senior life, in terms of mobility and maintaining activity levels. As such, collagen supplementation is interesting... Read More
07 Mar 2019
--- Tetrahedron, which specializes in developing ingredients for the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and personal care industries, has received Novel Food status from the European Commission (EC) for its Ergoneine brand, which is... Read More
21 Feb 2019
--- A specific bioactive collagen peptide may reduce pain and functional limitations in people suffering from Achilles tendon injury when combined with a rehabilitation program. This is according to a new study from the... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Health and wellness are important for consumers across all age groups and life stages, united by a common goal of “aging well.” The nutrition industry is increasingly approaching the topic of aging in a broad... Read More
13 Feb 2019
--- Stratum Nutrition has launched a progressive joint health clinical trial to evaluate its eggshell membrane joint health ingredient, NEM. The trial is being conducted in an exercising, healthy population and is an expanded... Read More
09 Jan 2019
--- Mineral ingredients supplier Omya has developed two new functional tablet concepts for the senior nutrition category: fast-dissolving Omyasprint and chewable Omyabone. The tablets tap into a range of trending sectors, from... Read More
07 Jan 2019
--- US-based light protection specialists Noluma International has released new evidence highlighting the rapid degradation of nutrients in dairy as a result of light exposure. In some instances, nutritional degradation can be... Read More