Nestlé scientists are among a team that has detected novel gut bacteria present in the transition from infancy to early childhood. The Swiss company tells FoodNavigator it hopes the discovery will advance innovation that supports childhood development...
Live and heat-killed Lactobacillus paracasei PS23 – a probiotic strain isolated from the feces of healthy humans – may improve physical performance and recovery following exercise-induced muscle damage, suggests a new study.
Responses to probiotic interventions can vary between people, but a new study suggesting that an initial metabologenomic analysis of the gut microbiota may remove the guess work and allow for accurate predictions of the potential effects of a probiotic.
Save the Date! NutraIngredients-USA’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit returns to San Diego, February 15-17, 2023. The event brings together scientists, formulators, consultants, and regulatory experts to move the sports nutrition category forward.
Daily consumption of three probiotic strains may led to changes in connectivity between various regions of the brain and exert subtle improvements on psychological health, says a new study using a GSK product.
Individual human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may play critical roles in the maturation of gray matter in an infant brain, showing that inclusion of specific HMOs in infant formula could be beneficial, says a new study.
Next generation Bifidobacteria probiotics developed using CRISPR gene editing technology are one step closer after a new paper showed how select techniques could be applied in a programmable and strain-dependent manner.
The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) featured a variety of presentations to promote the science and application of evidence-based sports nutrition and supplementation, including a non-so-well-known application of creatine.
Swiss researchers at the University of Basel assert that high-dose probiotics can reduce the symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD) and suggest supplementation as a possible “non-stigmatising” add-on therapy.
A single dose of an extracts from coffee berry – the outer layer of the coffee fruit and a rich source of polyphenols – may boost alertness in healthy men and women, with effects still observable six hours after consumption, says a new study.
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.
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.
New research has warned about the importance of expert guidance and biochemical monitoring for sports nutrition users, as it finds a link between supplement consumption and alterations in liver and kidney function.
Mining the traditional fermented beverages “Masato de Yuca” and “Chicha de Siete Semillas”, scientists from Peru and Spain have reported a potential new probiotic with performance that matches or exceeds an established commercial strain.
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.
A new dileucine ingredient that leads to over 40% more muscle building potential than leucine alone is being commercialized by start-up Ingenious Ingredients, with the company already “vetting exclusive top-tier distribution and marketing partners”.
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...