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.
Functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo has spent €90 million to expand its Pemuco, Chile production plant, increasing its prebiotic chicory root fibers capacity by 30%. The investment also reducing specific energy consumption by 35%.
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.
Chr. Hansen has received regulatory approval to supply a range of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) to new and existing global markets, following recent endorsements from Australia and New Zealand last year.
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.
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.
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.
Prebiotic ingredient powerhouse Beneo has announced a multi-million euro investment program for the coming years to expand capacity for its prebiotic chicory root fibre production sites in Belgium and Chile.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Supplementation with a combination of five probiotic strains for 30 days before a marathon may protect runners from upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) post-race, says a new small study from Brazil.
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.
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.
Contemplating the year that was and in the classical fashion of penning articles tied to movie titles, I must say, it was difficult to choose one which depicted the year IPA and the world of probiotics has gone through.
São Paulo-based Apsen has partnered with Lallemand Health Solutions to launch a probiotic formulation for the brain-gut axis on the Brazilian market, with approved health claims by the Brazilian Health Authorities, ANVISA.
As consumers seek out immune-support products, probiotics are one of the categories to have experienced sales growth in 2020. The science to substantiate the claims has been key, said George Paraskevakos, Executive Director of the International Probiotics...
Experts from Seed Health, P&G, Culturelle, Fitbiomics, University College Cork, and North Caroline State University are just some of the confirmed speakers for North America’s flagship event for the prebiotics, probiotics, and microbiome community.
The skin microbiome continues to ignite interest as science fast advances and product innovations hit shelves, but where exactly are the biggest opportunities for industry and what will be the key challenges moving forward?
A new biobank known as the Microbiota Vault recently received the go ahead to move on to the pilot stage: The ultimate goal is to gather beneficial microorganisms from human populations whose microbiomes are uncompromised by antibiotics, processed diets...
Reviews of certain probiotic products are on the up in the Latin American countries. NutraIngredients-LATAM spoke to Emer Mackle, Market Analyst at Lumina Intelligence about the current probiotic landscape.
Prebiotic ingredient powerhouse Beneo is committing over €50 million to expand its production facility in Pemuco, Chile as demand continues to grow for the company’s chicory root fibers, inulin and oligofructose.
A recent research study in the Plant Foods for Human Nutrition journal focuses on the functional properties of the fibrous-like material, agave bagasse, to explore its capabilities and applications in the prebiotic space.
As Swiss nutrition and health company, Nestlé, plans to gear its strategic development and investment efforts towards Mexico, NutraIngredients-LATAM caught up with a spokesperson from Nestlé about what we can expect to see from its cash injection.
Delegate registration is open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already confirmed covering topics including postbiotics, the changing retail landscape, microbes and the mitochondria, and fermented foods.