health & wellness

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11 Aug 2020
--- Certain over-the-counter dietary supplement products could soon qualify as medical expenses in the US thanks to a newly introduced amendment to US legislation Internal Revenue Code (IRC) of 1986. This move would expand... Read More
07 Aug 2020
--- Chlorella vulgaris (chlorella) is pegged as a healthy, natural and sustainable superfood, which is in-demand during the COVID-19 period thanks to its immune-boosting properties. NutritionInsight speaks to producer... Read More
07 Aug 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, the Balchem Corporation reported positive growth in its Q2 financial report, while Gelita revealed that it will be the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Awards (ESSNA)’s official... Read More
06 Aug 2020
--- An emerging trend pegged for further growth within the performance nutrition space is healthy aging and seniors’ protein demands. This is according to Jordan Donohue, Business Development Manager, Sports Nutrition... Read More
06 Aug 2020
--- Concern over COVID-19 has led to a rise in consumers’ stress levels and ultimately put a strain on overall brain health. In light of this, demands for ingredients that boost the mood and help manage stress have come... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Consumer demand for organic products is rising and responding to this FrieslandCampina is launching an “ultra-premium” organic milk formula, dubbed Organic Friso Prestige Bio. The first market to welcome the... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- US-based Santé Laboratories has become the first laboratory to test Texas-grown hemp for total tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), according to the company. Addressing the needs of the hemp industry, which is just taking... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- The convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic with evolving eating behaviors is expanding the scope of the superfoods market. As consumer awareness of vitamin and mineral synergies expands, demand for superfoods that aid in the... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Consuming chocolate at least once a week is linked to a reduced risk of heart disease, according to research. Published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the study suggests that chocolate can help maintain... Read More
03 Aug 2020
--- Sabinsa has delivered a new liver function boosting ingredient to “a category teeming with dated, generic products,” according to the company. As a blend of three of Sabinsa’s existing natural ingredients,... Read More
03 Aug 2020
--- European venture company Seventure Partners has revealed that the French government has approved the eligibility of its Health for Life Capital II (HFL 2) fund for microbiome innovation funding. The approval came from the... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- Prebiotics can stimulate the production of beneficial probiotics in the gut, which in turn contributes to overall health and immunity against viral infections. This is according to Dr. Fernando Schved, Vice President of... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- This week in nutrition news, Irish research bodies jointly formed a microbiome analysis start-up called SeqBiome to further research gut health. In the North America market, Health Canada approved a cannabis research license... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Further research backing Euromed’s ABAlife fig extract has found that it can increase muscle metabolism and promote insulin sensitivity. The mouse study was carried out by the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Cannabidiol (CBD) products company CV Sciences is strategically expanding into the category of condition specific dietary supplements with the launch of CV Acute. The product is touted as supporting the immune system and... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- Sabinsa has gained Non-GMO Project Verified status for eleven of its key ingredients. The company sees this added-value move as an extension of its commitment to transparency and natural, environmentally sustainable... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- The US-based National Council on Aging (NCOA) will connect 1.15 million eligible older adults to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) over the next two years thanks to a US$4.35 million grant from the Walmart... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Wellness brand Liquid I.V. has taken an eco-friendly stride by launching its clean electrolyte drink mixes in a recycled PET (rPET) carton, featuring compostable hydration sticks inside. The company’s products are... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Life sciences company Amazentis has commercially launched a new ingredient in the US, touted as boosting cellular functions and muscle strength. Timeline Cellular Nutrition is backed by decade-long research and includes... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- Swedish agricultural cooperative Lantmännen Functional Foods has released PromOat Instant, touted as the first oat beta-glucan that is 100 percent soluble in water. The ingredient, which is extracted from Swedish,... Read More
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