immune health

04 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
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
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
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
26 May 2020
--- Hofseth BioCare (HBC) is entering into a Phase 2 clinical trial to assess the ability of OmeGo salmon oil to reduce Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) related to COVID-19. HBC is currently preparing an... Read More
25 May 2020
--- Natural compounds from ashwagandha and propolis could be used as an effective tool against the novel coronavirus, according to a study from DAILAB at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, and DAILAB at the... Read More
22 May 2020
--- A new consensus paper warns against taking large doses of vitamin D as a way to address COVID-19. This stance comes as other researchers in recent weeks have previously called for supplementation above the Recommended... Read More
22 May 2020
--- This week in industry news, Evonik and Glenn Corporation, a division of Azelis Americas, entered into an exclusive agreement enabling Glenn to distribute the product protection line by Evonik’s Dr. Straetmans brand in... Read More
22 May 2020
--- The sports nutrition market is persevering despite the effects of COVID-19, with ingredient producer Prosol highlighting the role of dietary nucleotides in fighting fatigue, which can weaken the immune system. Meanwhile, NPD... Read More
21 May 2020
--- Industry behemoth Cargill’s health tech arm has signed a multi-year platform agreement with life sciences and microbiome discovery company Eagle Genomics. The collaboration seeks to enable the digital transformation of... Read More
19 May 2020
--- ADM Biopolis and Hospital de Sagunto, in Spain, have launched a clinical trial into the effects of administering a food supplement containing three of ADM’s live probiotic strains on COVID-19 patients. The trial began... Read More
15 May 2020
--- Ingredient transparency is crucial to ensure repeated purchases in the heart health sector. Other key trends include environmental sustainability practices, clean label claims and a move toward natural ingredients, with... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Consumers continue to face a torrent of information – true and false alike – meaning it is often coming down to advertising watchdogs to decipher fact from fiction. Throughout the week, US and UK authorities have... Read More
12 May 2020
--- The Lallemand group is partnering with Canadian companies Biotechnologies Ulysse and Bio-K Plus to develop a vaccine against COVID-19. The vaccine could contain live bacteria and yeast that have the same properties as the... Read More
11 May 2020
--- Starting from today, Vitafoods Digital Week is serving as an industry networking and innovation exhibition platform in the wake of Vitafoods Europe’s postponement to early September due to the COVID-19 crisis. Until... Read More
08 May 2020
--- Nutrition companies have been forced to rethink their financial priorities as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt supply chains and tighten purse strings. Often it’s R&D that suffers when companies scale... Read More
08 May 2020
--- Emerging science flagging the importance of a healthy gut microbiome for overall health and wellness has led to a flurry of NPD activity in the space. In this spirit, newly launched US-based Muniq is a consumer health and... Read More
07 May 2020
--- Fonterra-owned brand NZMP is highlighting the malnutrition risks that COVID-19 patients may face, in particular when they are seriously ill. NZMP’s Medical Nutrition team is using its platform to highlight guidelines... Read More
07 May 2020
--- Fortifying takeout food with probiotics could help the foodservice sector address the rising consumer demand for functional ingredients that deliver on immune and digestive health as well as overall wellbeing. This is... Read More
07 May 2020
--- With the importance of immunity becoming more pronounced in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, dairy players are spotlighting how overall health and wellness can be bolstered by their products – including lactoferrin... Read More