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14 Oct 2021
--- People who eat mushrooms have lower odds of having depression, according to US researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The study highlights the potential clinical and public health importance of mushroom consumption... Read More
12 Oct 2021
--- US-based TSI Group’s GlucosaGreen product may benefit both gut and muscle health, according to a human clinical trial which points to potential healthy aging properties. Glucosa Green is a vegetarian glucosamine... Read More
12 Oct 2021
--- Cricket protein may present a more sustainable alternative to whey protein for sports nutrition applications like muscle growth, according to a Protein Rebel study. It suggests cricket protein could be 50% more digestible... Read More
12 Oct 2021
--- The bulk of personalized nutrition growth will be in the segment of dynamic digital platforms where mass-market consumers can find information and motivation that fit their personal goals. This is according to a new position... Read More
11 Oct 2021
--- One in ten people in the UK will be living with diabetes by 2030, Diabetes UK has flagged, following new analysis that calls for government intervention. “If we don’t act today, hundreds of thousands more will... Read More
29 Sep 2021
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) has developed a whey protein microgel that can help improve blood sugar control in individuals with Type 2 diabetes. NHSc has not released the microgel for the public yet, but it is set to... Read More
29 Sep 2021
--- Vitamin A nasal drops might help people regain their sense of smell after viral infections, including COVID-19. This is the hypothesis of UK researchers, who will embark on a two-year study to help improve the lives of... Read More
22 Sep 2021
--- Non-hormonal menopause supplements provider Equelle – part of Pharmavite – is spotlighting the “significant” lack of communication between women and their health care providers (HCPs) about menopause.... Read More
21 Sep 2021
--- Farlong Pharmaceutical’s ginseng supplement may have a positive influence on reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by improving blood pressure and HDL-C. This is according to a new triple-blind study, which also... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Levagen+ is a potential sleeping aid capable of reducing sleep onset time and improving cognition upon waking. Levagen+ is a palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) powder, which has been spotlighted as an alternative to CBD. The... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Researchers in South Korea are addressing how to boost the supply of ginsenosides, which is currently not meeting the high demand in the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries. They point out that of the two types of... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Kirin Holdings’ heat-killed Lactococcus lactis strain (LC-Plasma) may significantly reduce the primary symptoms of dengue fever, a tropical disease for which there is no cure or vaccine. The recent joint clinical trial... Read More
15 Sep 2021
--- The majority of US consumers are concerned with the safety of dietary supplements (96%) and personal care products and cosmetics (95%), according to a new NSF survey. For all three product categories, consumers are primarily... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- Research supported by Seed Health has investigated a new approach to innovating probiotic and synbiotic compositions via gene sequencing and vitamin B12 synthesis. The study, published in the International Journal of... Read More
10 Sep 2021
--- Many of the smartphone apps used by consumers to track their nutrition are missing content features dedicated to behavior change. This is according to a US study, which highlights the variation between all of the available... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- AB-Biotics’ AB-Kolicare probiotic blend helps reduce the crying or fussing time and episodes of babies with colic. This is according to a new study, which the company is using to highlight benefits over competing... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- People who eat high-quality, gut-friendly diets with plant-based foods are less likely to develop COVID-19 or become severely ill. This is according to an analysis of nearly 600,000 ZOE COVID Study app contributors, which... Read More
02 Sep 2021
--- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a nutritional scientist a US$1.69 million grant to investigate how beneficial microbes in the gut use nitrogen in human milk to support pediatric nutrition and development.... Read More
01 Sep 2021
--- Swedish probiotics company Probi is reporting that two of its probiotic strains – Lactiplantibacillus plantarum HEAL9 and Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus 271 – are well tolerated in newborns’ gut microbiomes. ... Read More
01 Sep 2021
--- Pharmactive’s standardized saffron extract, Affron, has been shown to promote restorative sleep even when taken as a single, low dose an hour before bedtime. According to the company, the results from the human... Read More