brain/mood health

16 Jun 2021
--- Pharmactive’s Affron ingredient, a saffron extract, was linked to improved psychological symptoms in perimenopausal women in a new study. The company says this opens a “new health category” in its offering... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- As the US gets the COVID-19 pandemic under control and society starts to go back to “normal,” many consumers are wary of the impacts this shift will have on various areas of health, including the gut. This is... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- Attitudes to CBD are opening up as COVID-19 has brought mental health into greater focus. This is according to Trip’s co-founder Olivia Ferdi, who speaks to NutritionInsight following the UK-based start-up raising... Read More
09 Jun 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released guidance outlining key investments for the nutrition sector within President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request – the President’s recommendation... Read More
08 Jun 2021
--- IQed Smart Nutrition, a whole food vitamin and meal replacement product, can help improve the key functions of people with speech, communication and motor skill deficiencies, according to an Alternative Therapies-published... Read More
07 Jun 2021
--- Children born to mothers who took fish oil during pregnancy have been found to have faster problem-solving skills and greater attention focus, according to a new study.
27 May 2021
--- US-based wellness snack brand and subscription box service NatureBox has unveiled its NatureBox Partner Market. This is an online curated line-up of wellness snacks and beverages positioned to offer more variety without... Read More
26 May 2021
--- Comax Flavors now offers caffeine maskers and bitter blockers to offset the negative taste found in functional F&B products. The move from the company comes amid a rising demand for better-tasting nootropics, as... Read More
25 May 2021
--- Beta-sitosterol, a natural food sterol traditionally known to reduce cholesterol levels, has acutely reduced anxiety in a mouse study from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. The plant-derived substance was found to... Read More
25 May 2021
--- Mindful consumption has led to “tremendous” opportunity within functional beverages for the health and wellness category. This is according to Patrick Morris, CEO of Eat Beyond Global, who speaks with... Read More
20 May 2021
--- While COVID-19 may have spurred increased stress levels, an end to the viral pandemic is by no means an end to mental health concerns. Ahead of Gencor’s upcoming webinar, NutritionInsight speaks with marketing director... Read More
20 May 2021
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ galacto-oligosaccharide prebiotic ingredient Biotis GOS has shown an anxiolytic influence on the emotional well-being of self-reported highly anxious late adolescent women. New clinical... Read More
18 May 2021
--- An Edith Cowan University (ECU) study has found that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with stress levels 10 percent lower than diets with low intake.
17 May 2021
--- The functional beverage market is in need of a “shake-up,” according to Rune Rønhave Laursen, CEO and founder of Danish biotech company Clutch Cognition. At the end of the month, his company will launch a... Read More
14 May 2021
--- Eat Beyond Global Holdings, an investment issuer focused on the plant-based and alternative food sector, has invested in Daydream Drinks. The Ontario-based beverage company has created Canada’s first sparkling water... Read More
13 May 2021
--- Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub, SnackFutures, has selected the nine winning start-up companies of its CoLab program, an engagement scheme for early-stage snack brands with health and wellness... Read More
12 May 2021
--- Taking place from May 10 to 13, Vitafoods Insights Virtual Expo is putting the spotlight on mental performance, immunity and mobility. NutritionInsight speaks to experts from Lonza, Lubrizol Life Science Health (LLS Health),... Read More
12 May 2021
--- Kemin Industries’ nutrition and health product for cognitive improvement, Neumentix, has received approval as a bioactive ingredient for use in dietary supplements in Brazil. The Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) of... Read More
10 May 2021
--- A new animal study in India demonstrates Akay Natural Ingredients’ proprietary curcumin ingredient’s ability to cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and details which areas of the brain the free-form curcuminoids... Read More
06 May 2021
--- PepsiCo is launching Soulboost, a sparkling water beverage range with a “splash of real juice and functional ingredients.” The line offers two varieties, each in two flavors with 10 to 20 calories per drink. The... Read More