sports nutrition

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
29 Jul 2020
--- Performance nutrition is a rapidly evolving segment and is extending into new consumer bases, according to industry experts. A roundtable of leading players speaks to NutritionInsight about the nutritional demands of both... Read More
22 Jul 2020
--- In line with current gut health trends, US Greek yogurt brand Chobani has unveiled two new offerings that are touted as being high in protein, probiotic-filled and include zero added sugars. Debuting this month in retail... Read More
15 Jul 2020
--- The fast-paced lifestyles of modern consumers are driving demand for formulations that can support brain health, as well as improve cognition and mood. NutritionInsight sits down with industry experts who spotlight trending... Read More
15 Jul 2020
--- Confectionery and sports nutrition are coming together in M&M’s Hi Protein chocolate and peanut bars. Launched by Mars Consumer Drinks & Treats, these two offerings mark the UK’s first M&M’s... Read More
08 Jul 2020
--- The holistic approach to weight management is accelerating as a trend, with a growing number of consumers becoming less concerned with losing weight and more interested in maintaining a healthy weight for overall health and... Read More
02 Jul 2020
--- Following the successful launch of Jumbo Foodcoach for certain sports, Dutch retailer Jumbo has released a free app that is touted as a personal nutrition coach for cyclists. Jumbo Foodcoach provides a professional nutrition... Read More
17 Jun 2020
--- Consuming lactose during physical activity exerts favorable metabolic effects, such as higher fat oxidation and less glycogen use, according to a Volac-supported study. It found that endogenous readily oxidized carbohydrates... Read More
10 Jun 2020
--- Female athletes lack nutrition knowledge of what they need to consume to maintain health, which may lead to poor performance, low energy and nutrient intake, as well as other potential health risks. This is according to a... Read More
29 May 2020
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients is launching Biotis GOS, a galactooligosaccharide prebiotic, along with a health benefits platform, which is also called Biotis. The platform will allow customers to tap into various health... Read More
26 May 2020
--- The microbiome’s importance in supporting overall health and wellness is continuously highlighted, with experts flagging its potential in ameliorating stress and improving sleeping patterns. Examining the emerging area... 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
14 May 2020
--- The sports nutrition market is presenting a mixed picture in terms of how it has fared amid COVID-19, which has seen the temporary closure of gyms and sports in numerous countries. This is according to Dr. Adam Carey, Chair... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Gencor’s palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) ingredient, called Levagen+, has demonstrated almost double absorption potential when administered via Pharmako Biotechnologies’ Lipisperse dispersion technology. 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
29 Apr 2020
--- As the sports nutrition category reaches increasingly broader audiences, segmentation occurs as a result of the increasingly varied consumer needs and preferences. Notably, plant-powered products, clean label innovation and... Read More
29 Apr 2020
--- Gencor’s fenugreek extract Testofen can increase strength, aerobic endurance and lean body mass in healthy, exercising men. This is according to a study published in the Transitional Sports Medicine Journal that tested... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 have created difficult financial situations across the nutrition industry, including in the US, where 95 percent of natural products businesses have had their small business loans... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- Regular, carbohydrate-rich potato-based foods are just as effective as standard sports nutrition products – which are often more expensive – in promoting recovery in female athletes. This is according to a new... Read More
15 Apr 2020
--- Functional ingredients player FrieslandCampina Ingredients (FCI) has unveiled a high concentration protein gel concept, marketed as “a game-changer” for sports nutrition applications. Formulated with FCI’s... Read More