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03 Jun 2020
--- A DSM probiotic is the latest strain to be investigated in the fight against COVID-19. Duke University Health System’s Institutional Review Board has approved a clinical trial of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, which is... Read More
03 Jun 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- Consumers continue to be at risk of imported adulterated supplements, with the US Natural Products Association (NPA) calling for a two-pronged public-private partnership approach. The US is not the only country to see... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- Israel-based supplements manufacturer Anlit has added three nutraceuticals to its VitaBites immune health product portfolio. Long Life Probiotic (LLP) Immune Probiotics, Zinc and Elderberry (Sambuca nigra) bites have arrived... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- Pregnant women who consume extra choline supplements may decrease the negative impact that viral respiratory infections, including COVID-19, can have on their babies. This is according to a new study from the University of... Read More
01 Jun 2020
--- Despite the booming demand for plant-based ingredients, the nutrition industry is still overcoming a variety of challenges in the quest to create a product that is just as effective as animal-derived forms. This is according... Read More
29 May 2020
--- Mounting evidence is pointing to a connection between obesity in patients and worse COVID-19 outcomes. The UK government is imminently releasing a review of this connection, which comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson... Read More
29 May 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan is set to acquire French biotechnology company Alderys, while ESI Nutrition expanded its Ploudaniel’s facility in France, boosting production capacity. The National Advertising... Read More
29 May 2020
--- Vitamin K2 has shown potential for lowering coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, while there is no association between intake of vitamin K1 and CHD. That is according to a recent observational cohort study published in the... Read More
29 May 2020
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients is launching Biotis GOS, a galactooligosaccharide prebiotic, along with a health benefits platform, which is also called Biotis. The platform will allow customers to tap into various health... Read More
28 May 2020
--- Precision nutrition is set to be the guiding force in a new strategic plan from The National Institutes of Health (NIH), part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The plan aims to accelerate nutrition science... Read More
28 May 2020
--- Valio has appointed Univar Solutions as the distributor of its Eila lactose-free milk powders across select European countries, creatings new opportunities for Valio in the food industry. As the digestive health market and... Read More
28 May 2020
--- Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may inhibit the binding of noroviruses to human receptors, according to recent results from Jennewein Biotechnology’s norovirus research program. Published in the Journal of... Read More
27 May 2020
--- A report is calling for new legal measures to prohibit the promotion of breast milk substitutes to health workers and in health facilities. Released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s Children’s... Read More
27 May 2020
--- Danone’s nutrition health arm, Nutricia, is supporting research from independent medical professionals to define guidelines for nutritional care for COVID-19 patients recovering after intensive care unit (ICU)... Read More
27 May 2020
--- Marine ingredients are emerging as a key sector within the plant-based market, with algae and water lentils both providing essential nutrients to consumers who are increasingly turning away from animal-derived foods.... Read More
27 May 2020
--- Edible jellyfish collagen peptides are being studied for their potential in improving cognitive functions. Princeton Consumer Research has partnered with Certified Nutraceuticals, producer of KollaJell, which is a... Read More
26 May 2020
--- The microbiome’s importance in supporting overall health and wellness is continuously highlighted, with experts flagging its potential in ameliorating stress and improving sleeping patterns. Examining the emerging area... Read More
26 May 2020
--- Pharmactive Biotech Products has released CSAT+, a bioactive blend of carob bean extracts that can support weight management. According to animal studies, positive metabolic effects were induced by supplementation with the... Read More
26 May 2020
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a mix of lactic acid, citric acid and potassium bitartrate as the first non-hormonal prescription gel for the prevention of pregnancy. Evoferm Biosciences’ Phexxi... Read More
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