The composition of the gut microbiota is different between healthy older people and those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), says a new study which may lead to better microbiota-based diagnosis for early stage MCI.
All beta (β) glucans are not created equal, according to Kerry scientists, who reveal that structural differences in yeast β-glucans may influence health benefits associated with the fibre’s consumption.
Middle-aged obese people assigned to a low-calorie diet to promote weight loss may reap greater benefits with additional lutein supplementation, say findings from a double-blind, randomized controlled trial.
A specific strain of Akkermansia muciniphila may reverse the detrimental cognitive effects of a high-fat, high-cholesterol (HFHC) diet, including for measures of working memory and recognition, says a new study in rats.
The beauty from within category is resonating in the marketplace as consumers look to maintain a youthful glow and even turn back the clock. The nutri-cosmetics market is forecasted to grow significantly over the next few years and the rising interest...
Only about 40% of people may have the gut microbes to convert ellagitannins from pomegranate into urolithin A, an ingredient positioned for boosting mitochondrial and muscle function, but direct supplementation with the compound overcomes these individual...
Microbiology expert Jessica ter Haar, PhD, is the scientific director at the International Probiotics Association (IPA). She focuses a lot on helping women achieve their best possible microbial health during every stage of life—a topic that she’s helping...
Supplementation with annatto-derived delta-tocotrienol may improve glucose control, inflammation and oxidative stress in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), says a new study from the National University of Medical Sciences in Pakistan.
Chr. Hansen said it is launching The Probiotics Institute – a new platform providing educational and scientific content on probiotics and the human microbiome – due to the number of hits online for probiotics, which it said is around 55m.
Greenland has long been a source of mystery and wonder for the Danish people. One medieval mystery has never been solved, while a more recent one, the story of omega-3 fatty acids, continues to play out in a thriving industry that has fundamentally impacted...
There are plenty of opportunities to address immunity in the beauty and personal care space, particularly in developing active topicals, nutrient-dense ingestibles and combined kits that plug beauty routine needs and target holistic health, says Mintel.
Powerful tools like artificial intelligence and CRISPR are set to drive next generation solutions to modulate the microbiome: Find out more at the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit.
The market for collagen peptide products are still a long way from their peak, a new report suggests as it cites probiotics and omega 3’s developmental paths as evidence that collagen’s product lifecycle is still at a very early stage.
A supplement of two L. reuteri probiotic strains can significantly reduce days of fever and severity of pain in children being treated for upper respiratory tract infections thanks to their anti-inflammatory effects, according to a new clinical trial.
With its first purchase order from Nestlé-owned Garden of Life in hand, Norwegian biotech company Hofseth BioCare (HBC) is gearing up for significant growth in North America with new products, exciting science, and unique claims.
A combination of five probiotic strains may slash the symptoms of viral upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) by over 25%, with people over 45 experiencing greater benefits, says new data from the PROMAGEN study.
Dietary supplementation with the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium longum APC1472 may improve blood sugar levels in healthy overweight/obese adults, according to a new study from APC Microbiome Ireland.
Daily supplementation with a blend of polyphenol-rich extracts from grapefruit, grape, green tea, guarana and black carrot may improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL) by over 5%, says a study using Fytexia’s Fiit-ns ingredient.
Higher combined intake of choline and lutein plus zeaxanthin is associated with faster performance on a cognitive flexibility task in overweight and obese adults, says a new study that adds to a growing body of science supporting the brain health benefits...