brain/mood health

15 Jan 2020
--- The Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) authority has approved IFF Health’s (formerly known as Frutarom Health) cognitive ingredient’s brain-boosting claims. Sharp-PS is a soy phosphatidylserine (PS)... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- A novel pathway for neuroprotection mediated by tocotrienol – found in vitamin E – in primary hippocampal neurons has been discovered in a collaborative study by researchers from Yale University and the... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- Diet significantly influences mental health and wellbeing according to a new scientific review from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Researchers found increasing evidence of a link between a poor diet and the... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, OmniActive Health Technologies partnered with Shanghai Prochin to distribute its Lutemax2020 ingredient to provide its vision and cognitive boosting properties throughout Asian markets. A... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- Brain scans are a key tool in enabling reformulators to create a product that consumers respond positively to at all levels of consciousness. This is according to Camilla Arndal Andersen, a scientist at DuPont Nutrition... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- Sabinsa has been granted a US patent for Lactospore, a Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856 probiotic, which helps manage dementia and dementia-related sleep disorders. These appear as symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- The EU Commission (EC) has granted Novel Food status to Danish biotechnology company Glycom for its 2’-Fucosyllactose/Difucosyllactose mixture (2’-FL/DFL). Having received the European Food Safety... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- A global move back to traditional ways of eating, over prescribed diets and fast food, is necessary to advance toward a food system that respects the environment, culture and the human health. This was the main sentiment put... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has launched two maternal supplementation prototypes under the Smart Mama concept to support children’s cognitive development during pregnancy and lactation. A low-fat source of protein and... Read More
20 Nov 2019
--- A recent study has found that omega 3 supplements improve attention among children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but only among those with pre-existing low levels of omega 3 in their blood.... Read More
18 Nov 2019
--- Researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute (IHHI) seek to shed light on uncertainties regarding the efficacy of omega 3 supplementation through two new studies. The non-profit healthcare institute’s... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- A new production method of producing ergothioneine could provide a way of supplying the natural amino acid at a much lower price. Because of current expensive chemical production routes, market prices of ergothioneine are... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- A synergistic formula with a specific ratio of Maitake, Reishi and Shiitake mushroom extracts provides an increase in immune stimulation compared to the additive effect of the three individual extracts. This is according to... Read More
30 Oct 2019
--- Spain-based Pharmactive Biotech has optimized the quality and concentration of its saffron (Crocus sativus L.) extract, affron, with a natural proprietary extraction process called AFF ON Cool-Tech. The new technology... Read More
24 Oct 2019
--- High levels of dietary salt may negatively impact cognitive function by causing a deficiency of the compound nitric oxide, which is vital for maintaining vascular health in the brain. This is according to a new mice study... Read More
22 Oct 2019
--- Microalgae-based natural solutions company Microphyt has received New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) status from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its patented PhaeoSOL dietary ingredient. Proprietary preclinical data... Read More
15 Oct 2019
--- Pinpointing a palatable flavor profile has long been a prominent formulation challenge for makers of products containing hemp extracts. Targeting this need, Socati Corp. is integrating advanced microencapsulation technology... Read More
15 Oct 2019
--- The term “gut feeling” may have relevance as a physiological function. Scientists are becoming increasingly aware of how our bellies and brains are physically and biochemistrally linked, through the so-called... Read More
07 Oct 2019
--- Mexican chemical products company Grupo AlEn and ECOM have joined forces to form a new company called Phenolaeis. The venture will bring to market the “world’s first” Palm Fruit Bioactive Complex (PFBc)... Read More
25 Sep 2019
--- The brain health arena is expanding, bolstered by a widening demographic of consumers seeking to preserve healthy brain function, as well as emerging research into brain-boosting nutrients. Experts speak with... Read More