immune health

31 Mar 2020
--- Northwell Health, New York state’s largest healthcare provider, is administering large doses of vitamin C to some COVID-19 patients in its hospitals. A spokesperson for Northwell Health tells NutritionInsight that the... Read More
31 Mar 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
27 Mar 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan reported a 3.3 percent increase in its 19th consecutive dividend at its annual general meeting. Gencor received clinical validation that its palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) extract Levagen+... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- An immediate investigation into the safety and protective functions of breast milk as it relates to the coronavirus pandemic has been initiated by the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) and the Family... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- UK adults aged 19 to 64 years consume an average of 8.4 g of salt per day, which is 40 percent higher than the government recommendation of a maximum of 6 g daily. This is according to the latest Public Health England... Read More
25 Mar 2020
--- Cannabinoids, including cannabidiol (CBD), have been under the microscope as easing regulation has enabled research to flourish. According to researchers from the University of Southern Denmark, CBD increased the effects of... Read More
24 Mar 2020
--- US-based Cardax is seeking strategic collaborations to develop astaxanthin for the treatment of COVID-19. A new white paper from the biopharmaceutical company lays out the potential role of the carotenoid in fighting the... Read More
24 Mar 2020
--- Biosearch Life, a Spain-based functional ingredient producer, has gained clinical evidence that its probiotic strain Lactobacillus coryniformis CECT5711 K8 can reduce virally transmitted respiratory infections in elderly... Read More
20 Mar 2020
--- It may become more difficult for consumers to receive nutritional products, such as supplements, due to a shift in Amazon’s policy. The mail-order giant is temporarily prioritizing household staples, medical supplies... Read More
19 Mar 2020
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has temporarily postponed all domestic routine surveillance facility inspections to protect the health of its staff during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. This will apply to all... Read More
16 Mar 2020
--- A US$5 million fund has been established to support emerging brands significantly affected by Natural Products Expo West 2020, which has now been canceled entirely. The organizers are shifting focus toward Natural Products... Read More
12 Mar 2020
--- The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially classified the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. With vaccines potentially still a year away, the nutrition industry is looking inward to see if it can offer any potential... Read More
10 Mar 2020
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have warned seven companies for selling products claiming to prevent or treat COVID-19. The offerings include teas, essential oils, tinctures... Read More
03 Mar 2020
--- In the context of sustainably sourced nutritional ingredients, effective storytelling opens an essential avenue for companies to convey information about a product’s traceability and naturality. On the subject of... Read More
02 Mar 2020
--- Seasonal interest in bolstering immunity has been heightened this year as coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the world. While experts warn that some may take advantage of consumers by peddling... Read More
25 Feb 2020
--- Herbal supplement producer AlchemLife has released Phytorelief-CC, a plant-based gummy tablet that offers clinically-backed symptom support for common colds, flu and other seasonal ailments. Synthesized from turmeric,... Read More
14 Feb 2020
--- The ongoing Biofach 2020 trade show held in Nuremberg, Germany, is hosting a range of organic suppliers and producers – many offering products with added nutritional benefits alongside additive-free claims. On the show... Read More
14 Feb 2020
--- As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases – now called COVID-19 – reaches 47,000 around the world, misinformation surrounding supplements and herbs is running rampant. Social media has seen the spread of... Read More
07 Feb 2020
--- As the coronavirus continues its spread – both within China and around the world – it is taking a serious toll on the nutrition and personal care industries as supply chains and customers feel the threat.... Read More
06 Feb 2020
--- Coming on the heels of World Cancer Day, a collaboration including over 1,300 scientists and clinicians from 37 countries has uncovered an “unprecedented” amount of new insights into the disease. While previous... Read More