immune health

16 Jan 2020
--- The next decade could see the commercialization of a new probiotic drink with a specifically engineered genetic element to help fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria. By targeting small DNA molecules called plasmids, a team of... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- Natural lozenge brand ZAND has launched its first rapid immune-boosting product, Immune Fast. The so-called breakthrough supplement delivers a combination of EpiCor fermented yeast, vitamin C and zinc that provides immune... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- With cancer currently pegged as the top killer of dogs and cats, pet care company Pet Wellness Direct has launched a line of pet-friendly antioxidant mushroom supplements. Critical Immune Defense, which also contains... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by 2050 the global population of people over the age of 60 is forecasted to more than double to two billion. The frailty of this population partially hinges on nutrition and... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- Probiotics and prebiotics may impact the microbiome of male infants differently to female infants, according to a study in 28-day-old piglets. A team of researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Reading in the UK... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- Early introduction to allergenic foods, such as eggs and peanuts, has been found to be effective in preventing the development of food allergies in specific groups of infants. This is according to new studies from... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- Nestlé is partnering with the University of California San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) to reinforce research into the microbiome’s impact on human health. Moreover, the collaboration aims to... Read More
22 Nov 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Omya exhibited its range of high purity mineral particles under its Calcipur portfolio at Food Matters Live, in London, UK, November 11-14, demonstrating the positive impact its... Read More
21 Nov 2019
--- As the days draw shorter and shorter, winter is no doubt just around the corner. Coming with the season is a barrage of consumers seeking to fight off seasonal sniffles, as immune systems everywhere are threatened by... Read More
19 Nov 2019
--- A ketogenic diet helps to enhance production from airway cells that can effectively trap the influenza virus. This is according to a Yale University study, which found that influenza-infected mice fed on ketogenic food had a... 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
14 Nov 2019
--- Complementary breast cancer therapies – including garlic, ginger, gingko and turmeric supplements – are likely to cause more harm than good when used to treat skin lesions. This is according to Professor Maria... 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
31 Oct 2019
--- Halloween may be the perfect time to showcase an intricately carved pumpkin, but something much more formidable lurks within – a strong nutritional profile that is. Often discarded as little more than the... Read More
29 Oct 2019
--- Gut health and immunity are increasingly busy platforms within the food and nutrition industry as research continues to demonstrate how a healthy microbiome is instrumental to good health. Responding to this, SternVitamin, a... Read More
24 Oct 2019
--- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company has acquired an exclusive global license to develop and commercialize a celiac disease therapy developed by COUR Pharmaceutical Development Company. TAK-101 is a biodegradable nanoparticle... Read More
21 Oct 2019
--- Ugandans and Kenyans in poor urban households are willing to pay a premium for more nutritious flour, new research shows. The study, led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), addresses huge knowledge... Read More
16 Oct 2019
--- Supplement developer and manufacturer Anlit has added long-life probiotic (LLP) bites to its family-oriented portfolio. The company’s LLP technology stabilizes a range of probiotic strains to preserve live bacteria in... Read More
08 Oct 2019
--- From the showfloor of the ongoing Anuga 2019, NutritionInsight trails its spotlight on the beauty from within trend, which is giving rise to food and nutraceutical products designed to help consumers meet their skin health... Read More