brain & mental health

22 Feb 2024
--- Findings from a supplementation study with Lutemax Kids, a proprietary, low-dose extract of lutein and zeaxanthin isomers developed by OmniActive Health Technologies (OmniActive) show that supplementation improves visual and... Read More
22 Feb 2024
--- Cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet (FMD) may reduce insulin resistance, liver fat, immune system aging, and biological aging, according to new research conducted at the University of Southern California (USC), US.
22 Feb 2024
--- Bulgarian-based Mellifera transforms organic honey into sports nutrition in an effort to save the bees, offering a healthier energy gel under the brand MelliGel. Although energy gels have become increasingly popular among... Read More
20 Feb 2024
--- In a category that is no longer confined to pro athletes, Balchem points to manufacturers’ need to balance consumer demand for convenient products with efficacy, highlighting a growing interest in solutions that... Read More
19 Feb 2024
--- Diverse communities of resident bacteria can protect the human gut from harmful pathogens by consuming nutrients that these disease-causing microorganisms need, suggest researchers at the University of Oxford, UK. They note... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- This week in nutrition news, Gnosis by Lesaffre touted the result of a recent study showing the heart health benefits of vitamin K2. Meanwhile, Process Integration & Predictive Analytics (PIPA) teamed up with Dairy... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- A strong consumer awareness of the impact of gut health on overall well-being opens opportunities for prebiotic fibers — food components used by bacteria. Scientific evidence on their effect on the gut and skin... Read More
13 Feb 2024
--- Barcelona-based microbiome health supplement startup Yourgut is showcasing its line of natural shake powder mixes at Biofach 2024, in Nuremberg, Germany. The company says its offerings improve intestinal health, feed... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- A recent human clinical trial reveals that Gencor’s palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) ingredient, Levagen+, can help alleviate the discomfort associated with migraine headaches. The study also found that Levagen+ may reduce... Read More
08 Feb 2024
--- The quest to maintain optimal eye health is spurring interest in understanding the role of supplements, nutraceuticals and innovative ingredients to support vision. Often, the focus has been on vitamin A, yet emerging... Read More
08 Feb 2024
--- Extended screen time and geopolitical issues are spotlighted as the leading causes of stress and sleep disturbances of the new age. PharmaLinea and Pharmactive experts talk to us about the importance of addressing sleep... Read More
07 Feb 2024
--- US law enforcement seizures of magic mushrooms containing psilocybin rose from 402 seizures in 2017 to 1,396 in 2022, according to a recent study. The total weight of psilocybin mushrooms seized increased by 2749%, from 226... Read More
07 Feb 2024
--- Lifestyle surveys show that Millennials and Gen Zers are having difficulty balancing work and family obligations. Nutrition supplements that manage stress, sleep, cognition and immunity are considered the most valuable. We... Read More
06 Feb 2024
--- Despite extensive preclinical research into the anti-aging benefits of dietary ergothioneine intake from mushroom consumption, supplementation remains untested and rigorous clinical studies need to be included.
05 Feb 2024
--- Digitalization, next-generation technologies and scientific advancements are set to shake up the supplement and nutraceutical industry in the coming years. Companies are increasingly utilizing modern tech to increase... Read More
02 Feb 2024
--- This week in nutrition news, the merger of Novozyme and Chr. Hansen into the newly minted Novonesis was completed, while legacy Novozymes revealed marked growth for 2023. At the same time, The National Advertising Division... Read More
02 Feb 2024
--- Hydrogen water supplement tablets have been shown to reduce inflammation and increase energy, among other potential benefits. The patented technology behind the tablets promises the highest concentration of hydrogen in... Read More
01 Feb 2024
--- Sabinsa Corporation will intensify its efforts in the European market in the coming years with an enhanced focus on postbiotics and brain health supplements, the president of European operations at Sabinsa, Dr. Umar Jan,... Read More
31 Jan 2024
--- One of the pioneers in marine certification, Friend of the Sea is prioritizing omega-3 certification, the welfare of fish as “sentient beings” and using AI to track, monitor and sustain fish populations. Paolo... Read More
30 Jan 2024
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients reveals it has received regulatory approval for its 2’-Fucosyllactose (2’-FL) human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient, Aequival 2’-FL, in Thailand. According to the company,... Read More