digestive health

17 Jan 2020
--- US-based natural fiber brand Bellway has launched a “next-generation” soluble fiber that is suitable for keto, paleo and gluten-free diets. This move addresses the dietary needs of health-conscious US consumers,... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) and Codexis – a biotherapeutics developer – have signed an agreement to advance the development of CDX-7108, the lead candidate for the potential treatment of a... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Catalent completed the purchase of Biologics Fill-Finish and Oral Solid Dose Facility, while KD Pharma rearranged and expanded its debt facilities, raising €150 million (US$166 million) in... Read More
03 Jan 2020
--- Following a plant-based diet might protect from foodborne gastrointestinal (GI) infection, according to a mouse study from the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern. Mice fed a plant-rich diet were found less susceptible to... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- The nutrition industry has had a busy year, packed with innovation from every corner of the space. The hype surrounding cannabidiol (CBD) came to the fore following the softening of regulations around the world. Other... Read More
17 Dec 2019
--- The daily consumption of two apples can lower serum cholesterol, which is often associated with heart disease, according to a group of international researchers. Their study revealed that increased apple intake changes bile... Read More
11 Dec 2019
--- Research in maintaining a healthy gut and microbiome is booming, with research from Wake Forest School of Medicine, US, identifying that dead Lactobacillus paracasei (D3-5) reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice as... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- Brain scans are a key tool in enabling reformulators to create a product that consumers respond positively to at all levels of consciousness. This is according to Camilla Arndal Andersen, a scientist at DuPont Nutrition... 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
06 Dec 2019
--- Within the luxurious curved walls of Le Printemps Haussmann dome in the center of Paris, the industry assembled to witness the launch of Nexira’s new premium brand of nutrition and dietetic ingredients. Coined inavea,... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- Sabinsa has been granted a US patent for Lactospore, a Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856 probiotic, which helps manage dementia and dementia-related sleep disorders. These appear as symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- The EU Commission (EC) has granted Novel Food status to Danish biotechnology company Glycom for its 2’-Fucosyllactose/Difucosyllactose mixture (2’-FL/DFL). Having received the European Food Safety... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- By freezing bacteria into pellets before drying, GEA is aiming to elevate the utility of fermentation lines, while reducing costs. The company’s new nitrogen freezing pilot pant for bacteria targets dairy and food... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- Curcuminoids are some of the most intensively studied herbal constituents, touted for a health halo that expands into joint, liver and gut health spaces. Authored by Sabinsa’s Founder and Chairman Dr. Muhammed Majeed,... Read More
27 Nov 2019
--- A collaboration between microbial sciences company Seed Health and Atmo Biosciences – a digital health company – will see an ingestible gas-sensing capsule technology monitor key gases produced within the gut in... 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
13 Nov 2019
--- Consumers are paying more attention to the fiber-content of their foods than ever before, as gut health shakes off its stigma for good. Ireland-based CyberColloids discusses this in its report about functionalized fibers.... Read More
13 Nov 2019
--- US dairy brand Good Culture has launched organic shots combining the efficacious probiotics in cultured kefir with functional ingredients like turmeric, matcha, chaga mushrooms and collagen. The release marks the next... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- ADM Probiotics, within ADM Health and Wellness, was showcasing the synergies between sister companies Protexin and Biopolis at the ongoing CPhI show in Frankfurt, Germany, this week. Taking precedence at the stand was the... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- US and Canada-based ingredients manufacturer Comet Bio has achieved Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status for its prebiotic dietary fiber Arabinoxylan Plant Fiber Extract, trademarked as Arrabina. Dicentra – a... Read More