brain/mood health

23 Oct 2020
--- Lallemand Health Solutions’ probiotic targeting mental health, Cerebiome, is tapping into the burgeoning gut-brain axis sector with its new post-hoc analysis. It found that the psychobiotic may significantly increase... Read More
21 Oct 2020
--- A high-protein beverage containing a broad range of other nutrients boosted physical and cognitive performance in active duty men and women in the US Air Force.
14 Oct 2020
--- Start-up myAir has unveiled a series of personalized, stress-countering nutrition bars featuring adaptogens and plant-based ingredients.
13 Oct 2020
--- Skinz.GG, a health and wellness company for video gamers, has launched “Power Your Performance” supplements. They address key areas that impact gamer performance, including energy, focus, pain and sleep.
09 Oct 2020
--- Maternal nutrition is in the spotlight thanks to a lactation cookie launch and a study flagging the effects of sugary beverage consumption on breastfeeding. NutritionInsight speaks with both parties about the nutritional... Read More
06 Oct 2020
--- Researchers are bringing attention to kava as a “promising clinical nutrient” thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties and potential in tackling anxiety. However, the Nutrients study flags the lack of rigorous... Read More
06 Oct 2020
--- ADM is developing “signaling ingredients” that help consumers make a link between functional foods and health benefits. Dr. Janice Rueda, ADM’s vice president of nutrition science business development,... Read More
01 Oct 2020
--- Functional ingredient company FrieslandCampina Ingredients (FCI) has unveiled Biotis SleepWell, its first concept that touts brain health benefits within the company’s Biotis brand.
25 Sep 2020
--- US researchers have uncovered multiple unapproved drugs in nootropic supplements recorded in national databases. The analysis has been met with controversy from some members of the nutrition industry, who are concerned that... Read More
17 Sep 2020
--- Kicking off today, Future Food-Tech’s online summit is focalizing how technology can be harnessed to drive personalized nutrition. Positioned as a platform for disruptive F&B start-ups, this year’s summit is... Read More
17 Sep 2020
--- PepsiCo has launched an enhanced water called Driftwell that uses L-Theanine and magnesium to help consumers relax, de-stress and sleep better. The FMCG giant affirms that its brand aims to drive an essential wellness... Read More
16 Sep 2020
--- Wellness brand Liweli has created water-soluble cannabidiol (CBD) drink mixes for plant-based relief from aches and pains, in a move that “specifically goes against industry norms.”
15 Sep 2020
--- Packaging is differentiating Memory+ from Mars Edge’s existing CocoaVia supplement portfolio, while still aligning with the core brand. The branding from Straight Forward Design helps highlight the new products’... Read More
11 Sep 2020
--- A new processing technique can enrich the omega 3 fatty acid content in a range of foods, without changing important sensory values. It works by boosting the quality of active ingredients of the polyunsaturated fatty acids... Read More
04 Sep 2020
--- Lycrored is addressing urinary and sleep issues in men with the launch of LycoComfort. Made with standardized tomato extract and natural phytosterols, the offering is touted as aiding holistic wellness. Prostate health and... Read More
04 Sep 2020
--- This week in nutrition news, Unilever finalized its plans to acquire nutrition and wellness company Liquid IV, while Lactalis Ingredients published its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. Meanwhile, AIDP is... Read More
02 Sep 2020
--- Presenting a promising alternative to cannabidiol (CBD), Amyris has successfully scaled up the commercial production of cannabigerol (CBG), which is produced via industrial fermentation. The US-based company expects to... Read More
02 Sep 2020
--- Nitrosigine may improve cognitive performance following intense exercise according to a new clinical study from Nutrition21. The results, published in the Journal of Exercise and Nutrition, could open new opportunities in... Read More
01 Sep 2020
--- Inner well-being is a multifaceted sector in the nutrition industry, encompassing topics from gut and brain health to beauty-from-within. This blend of major industry trends makes it more challenging to pinpoint the market... Read More
28 Aug 2020
--- Probi has issued clinical results demonstrating newfound potential stress-alleviation properties of its probiotic strain L. Plantarum, HEAL9. In a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical study, the trial showed... Read More