Research presented at the recent Probiota Americas meeting showed that adding prebiotics to the diet to promote the growth of beneficial gut bacteria actually altered the structure of rats' brains in a model testing stress response.
Soon-to-be released guidelines for contract manufacturing organizations and quality standards from the International Probiotics Association will drive the industry to optimal practice, says IPA's vice president.
Industry needs to better strive for regulatory equivalence across Asia, and indeed globally, while also educating policymakers that the fast-paced industry can no longer be governed by rules that are 20 or 30 years old.
APAC's well-documented battle with obesity and diabetes is putting ever-greater pressure on manufacturers to reformulate to improve health outcomes, but what more can be done to encourage consumers, industry and policymakers to make changes for the...
From its sports nutrition opportunities in Australia, its eye care benefits for the China market, and its healthy ageing potential across the region, astaxanthin products have the scope for significant business growth in Asia Pacific, according to one...
The concept of nutrient timing still has a place among the supplements and recovery aids that make up the sports nutrition sector, as an expert believes manufacturers can harness its principles to enhance a product's effectiveness.
The industry needs to do more to bust three common myths around supplements, namely that products lack evidence of efficacy, that a healthy diet removes the need for supplementation and that products can lead to health risks.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the NutraIngredients-USA Awards to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements and nutrition industries.