brain/mood health

17 Apr 2019
--- Former professional basketball player Stipe Rezic has in mind a plan to fully assimilate the mind and body-enhancing potential of fungi into everyday routine, with his original brand of mushroom-infused coffee –... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- With heightening consumer focus on personalized nutrition and growing interest in the space of digital platforms, it has become clear that tapping into the trend of the “gamification” of everyday life has become... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Probiotics, often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria and yeast that live in the stomach, play an essential role in digestive processes – but may influence a host of other biological functions... Read More
21 Mar 2019
--- Nootropics, or “smart drugs,” have captured the industry’s attention as a new brain health area to watch. Consumers are seeking performance-based formulas that help them reach their peak – not only... Read More
18 Mar 2019
--- Technological advances, including wearable nutrition tracking devices and microbiota mapping tools, present new potential to address an aware consumer, who is interested in tailored nutrition concepts that specifically work... Read More
15 Mar 2019
--- A weekly serving of more than three-quarters of a cup of cooked mushrooms – the equivalent of 300 grams – may help facilitate the alleviation of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in seniors by up to 50 percent.... Read More
06 Mar 2019
--- Although supplementation has been put forward as a solid method to improve mood and overall well being, a daily intake of nutritional supplements won’t help stave off the onset of depression, a study published in the... Read More
05 Mar 2019
--- Although senior citizens represent a large portion of the market for brain health supplements, students and athletes are increasingly turning to cognition-boosting supplements to get a leg up on the competition. With this in... Read More
20 Feb 2019
--- A daily cup of coffee is not just a habit for the approximately 2.25 billion people around the globe that drink it every day, but rather a beverage that boosts energy and increases alertness with the added bonus of a... Read More
20 Feb 2019
--- The daily consumption of fruit and vegetables is not just good for our physical health but can also improve mental wellbeing, according to a longitudinal study from the University of Leeds, UK. Increasing the frequency and... Read More
18 Feb 2019
--- Tapping into the growing snacking trend, Nightfood Inc. has launched a line of ice creams that boast a low-calorie, sleep-friendly formulation. Although the products do not contain any sleep activating chemicals such as... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Health and wellness are important for consumers across all age groups and life stages, united by a common goal of “aging well.” The nutrition industry is increasingly approaching the topic of aging in a broad... Read More
11 Feb 2019
--- Microalgae innovator Fermentalg has reported accelerated industrial and commercial growth across three of its major platforms for the 2018 period, particularly regarding its foray into premium omega 3. The other platforms... Read More
11 Feb 2019
--- Sabinsa’s Shagandha Ashwagandha Root Extract 2.5 percent from Withania somnifera has been found to comply with the US Pharmacopoeia-National Formulary (USP-NF) monograph, confirming its authenticity. The company chose... Read More
04 Feb 2019
--- Researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a new nano-encapsulation technology that optimizes the absorption of DHA. The researchers used Zein – an edible corn protein – to mimic... Read More
22 Jan 2019
--- Botalys, a supplier of rare plant extracts, is to launch what it describes as the most bioactive Panax ginseng powder on the market, coined HRG80. The launch is to take place at Vitafoods Europe 2019, held in May in Geneva,... Read More
20 Dec 2018
--- Probiotics have been flagged as a potential avenue of treatment to alleviate bipolar and other psychiatric mood disorders, a Baltimore Sheppard Pratt Health System study has found. Published in Bipolar Disorders, the... Read More
05 Dec 2018
--- A new cognitive enhancing supplement coined Sophrosyne has hit the US market this month. Tapping into the booming nootropics trend, the supplement’s creators hope to reach consumers who are becoming more interested in... Read More
27 Nov 2018
--- Following 30 years in the pharmaceutical packaging business, Founder of AssurPack, Nancy Gruskin Warner, entered the emerging, yet somewhat booming, cannabis industry. Consumers are demanding when it comes to packaging and... Read More
21 Nov 2018
--- As scientific understanding of infant development evolves, the industry is seeing growing opportunities for infant nutrition formulas that come as close to human breast milk as possible, and which benefit aspects such as... Read More