brain/mood health

16 Aug 2019
--- Convenience, taste and work-related stress can significantly impact food choices during the workday, Dan Wainfan, Vice President Brand, Health, Wellness and Nutrition at Aramark, tells NutritionInsight. Aramark collaborated... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- A study has revealed that mice will voluntarily choose to consume behavioral-effective doses of edible tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the primary psychoactive component in cannabis – and do so repeatedly. Lead... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- Dixie Botanicals, a subsidiary of Medical Marijuana, Inc. – the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the US and specialist in marijuana-derived nutraceutical products – has released new... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Patients with Parkinson’s disease were found to have significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood in a study published in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavia. The study, which evaluated 182... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- The dietary intake of phosphatidylcholine has been connected with a reduced risk of dementia for the first time by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland. The nutrient, which was mainly sourced from eggs and meat,... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Lutein, a carotenoid, may influence hippocampal-dependent memory performance, possibly via its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. This is according to a University of Illinois, US, study, published in Nutrients. The... Read More
31 Jul 2019
--- Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, may display anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain. This is according to a mouse model study from the University... Read More
23 Jul 2019
--- Good Day, a US-based premium beverage brand, has debuted a line of CBD-infused beverages with the offering of keeping consumers “balanced throughout every part of the day.” The brand’s Cannabidiol... 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
08 Jul 2019
--- Food and nutritional ingredients manufacturer Prinova is partnering with SLS Nutraceuticals, a subsidiary of biotechnology company Senescence Life Sciences Pte. Ltd., to bring a line of clinically studied cognitive... Read More
28 Jun 2019
--- A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet – similar to a keto or Atkins diet – may improve brain function and memory in older adults, according to new John Hopkins Medicine research. The study involved 14 people with... Read More
18 Jun 2019
--- Swiss Mibelle Biochemistry has released a new cognition-enhancing ingredient derived from Timut Pepper and Medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) oil, marketed as “natural, unique and innovative.” Coined SaraPEPP Nu,... Read More
12 Jun 2019
--- Royal DSM is to collaborate with SLS Nutraceuticals, a subsidiary of Senescence Life Sciences Pte Ltd. to deliver supplementation solutions that aim to help maintain cognitive performance of an individual living under the... Read More
05 Jun 2019
--- Autism is linked to similar gene mutations found in both the brain and the gut, according to a new study from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Australia. The vast majority of people with autism suffer... Read More
03 Jun 2019
--- Eating one cup of blueberries – approximately 150g – a day can reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by up to 15 percent, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK. The findings,... Read More
27 May 2019
--- Consumer interest in cannabidiol (CBD) is booming, with CBD-infused products proliferating at an astounding pace. Whether the cannabis extract has indeed proven its potential as a new consumer staple, or is slated to become... Read More
22 May 2019
--- From the traditional infant nutrition space to sports nutrition and gut health, dairy products are hailed as nutritiously rich and able to support several areas of health. The growing popularity of plant-based alternatives... Read More
22 May 2019
--- People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic foods and supplements, suggests a review of studies. Supporting the expanding clinical... Read More
21 May 2019
--- A study has found that people with Alzheimer’s disease showed significantly lower plasmatic concentration of total tocopherols, total tocotrienols and total vitamin E (full-spectrum vitamin E consisting of all eight... Read More
20 May 2019
--- The burgeoning market for cannabidiol (CBD) has seen a proliferation of NPD in recent times, as the cannabis extract makes its way into mainstream consumer packaged goods. Where regulation of the compound remains tight in... Read More