brain & mental health

22 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) committed funds to bolster global food security. At the same time, Novo Nordisk and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) extended their... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- As kids return to school, Balchem Human Nutrition is shining a spotlight on cognitive support solutions for kids’ neurodevelopment. The company will focus on its iron and ingredient Ferrochel and its choline offering... Read More
20 Sep 2023
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients is introducing an early life nutrition (ELN) platform that supports children’s physical and mental development from childhood into adolescence through advanced F&B. Step Up Nutrition,... Read More
19 Sep 2023
--- Researchers found that Adonat Premium S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) – developed by Gnosis by Lesaffre – may repress the PSEN1 gene, a biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease. The study suggests that supplementation... Read More
18 Sep 2023
--- With research and interest in the benefits of Blue Zone diets at an all-time high, popularized recently through the Netflix documentary “Live to 100: Secrets of the Blues Zones,” Nutrition Insight catches up with... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- A saffron extract has been shown to boost the body’s natural production of melatonin – often referred to as the “sleep hormone” – and could be a promising solution for sleep-related issues,... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- The adoption of California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) by Eurofins helps to ensure that the most current information on the herb is available in the HerbMedPro database from the American Botanical Council (ABC) through... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- Off the back of many R&D challenges, US-based organic brand Z Natural Foods has unveiled Organic Instant 7 Mushroom Coffee (Black) made from seven medicinal mushrooms in a coffee-like combination described as... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Sustainable ingredients manufacturer Kemin Industries reveals it has been granted a patent by the European Patent Office for its neural health product, Neumentix. The patent extends Kemin’s intellectual property... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, Balchem revealed that its iron offering Ferrochel reduced anemia in pregnant women. Also, Japan Bio Science Laboratory (JBSL) highlighted that its nattokinase ingredient significantly improves... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- PhytoGaia is set to present the science behind its palm-based phytonutrients as well as application versatility at Vitafoods Asia in Bangkok, Thailand (September 20-22), during two separate Nutra Focus sessions.
07 Sep 2023
--- The plant-based revolution is not only affecting meat and dairy alternatives, but also the health and wellness market. Botanicals, which are extracts from plants such as spices, herbs, fruits, berries, flowers, roots and... Read More
06 Sep 2023
--- Demand for natural and sustainably sourced botanical supplements and nutraceuticals is on the rise. Red sorghum polyphenols producer, RedLeaf Biologics is highlighting the efficacy of its bioactive botanical extract across... Read More
06 Sep 2023
--- Psilocybin treatment was found to clinically and significantly reduce depressive symptoms and functional disability without serious adverse events in a new randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Study participants... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- Known as the “gold standard” in infant nutrition, breast milk is considered to play an essential role in infant immunity, gut and brain health, yet many families encounter obstacles to breastfeeding. However, a... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- Following the increasing use of AI to develop products faster, with a higher efficacy, biotechnology company Science Research Wellness (SRW) is using the technology to create products that target people’s cellular age.... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- Consumers are increasingly drawn to products that feature scientifically validated ingredients with proven advantages that cater to their emotional and sensory needs. According to Lubrizol Life Science, this evolving... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- PLT Health Solutions received non-GMO verification from the Non-GMO Project for Rhodiolife, an ingredient based on the adaptogen Rhodiola rosea. The ingredient is manufactured by PLT’s innovation partner Nektium and... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- Adding a banana to fruit smoothies reduces the bioavailability of flavanols naturally found in fruits and vegetables, according to US-based researchers. The study suggests that high levels of polyphenol oxidase (PPO) –... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Ingredients and products that support healthy brains and bolster cognition are increasing in demand across several industry sectors and consumer demographics. In order to meet this growing demand, supplement and... Read More