2
May
2018

Probiotic GanedenBC30 may boost protein absorption and utilization: Review

Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086 (GanedenBC30) may boost the adsorption and digestion of protein and improve muscle health in different populations, according to a review of the current science. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS-USA.COM/ARTICLE/2018/02/16/PROBIOTIC-GANEDENBC30-MAY-BOOST-PROTEIN-ABSORPTION-AND-UTILIZATION-REVIEW
6
Apr
2018

Better bioavailability: Novel curcumin formulation could overcome absorption issues

The use of a gamma-cyclodextrin formulation in curcumin supplements could provide a significant boost to bioavailability, say researchers who report a 39-fold improvement versus standardised unformulated curcumin. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS.COM/ARTICLE/2018/04/06/BETTER-BIOAVAILABILITY-NOVEL-CURCUMIN-FORMULATION-COULD-OVERCOME-ABSORPTION-ISSUES
13
Mar
2018

Probiotics 2.0: Are postbiotics a contender to better address skin and gut health.

Postbiotics—the metabolites and/or cell-wall components released by probiotics—have been touted to play a more active, upgraded role, surpassing probiotics as a way to enhance functional food. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS.COM/ARTICLE/2018/03/11/PROBIOTICS-2.0-ARE-POSTBIOTICS-A-CONTENDER-TO-BETTER-ADDRESS-SKIN-AND-GUT-HEALTH
2
Feb
2018

2018 Ingredient Trends to Watch for Food, Drinks, and Dietary Supplements: Probiotics.

After impressive 2016 sales landed probiotics a spot on last year’s list of ingredients to watch, it’s clear that probiotics continue to shine. SPINS tells Nutritional Outlook that in 2017, probiotic supplements were once again the number-one bestselling ingredient in both the natural and specialty gourmet channels, with 4.0% and 10.6% growth, respectively. In the...
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7
Nov
2017

Research backing for synbiotics effects still a bit thin, experts say.

Synbiotics, or the pairing of a probiotic organism with a compatible prebiotic, remains an alluring concept, but one that still needs more data support, experts say. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS-USA.COM/ARTICLE/2017/11/07/RESEARCH-BACKING-FOR-SYNBIOTIC-EFFECTS-STILL-A-BIT-THIN-EXPERTS-SAY
20
Oct
2017

A Macro Look at the Microbiome.

If there’s one topic piquing the attention of scientists, nutraceutical formulators, and big pharma alike, it’s the study of the human microbiome. Here lies an area that holds so much promise, from immune- and digestive-health implications to those impacting cognitive health, longevity, and more. But, like all areas of science in the infancy stage, its...
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5
Oct
2017

Childrens’ Probiotics: To Immunity and Beyond.

It’s no secret that Americans are in tune with the benefits of probiotics. According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s 2016 Annual Survey on Dietary Supplements, probiotics are among the most popular of supplements, with 13% of supplement consumers choosing them. And while about 71% of American adults overall take some kind of dietary supplement,...
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4
Oct
2017

Protein Gets a Boost: Ingredients that Increase the Effects of Protein.

Protein is so popular these days that it seems nobody can get enough of it. Not getting enough protein can literally be a struggle, however, partly because certain factors impede our ability to fully digest and use the protein we consume. That’s why ingredients that promise to “boost” protein’s power are attracting more and more...
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11
Aug
2017

Experts dispute claim that innovation is lacking in sports nutrition.

In the view of experts, the sports nutrition category continues to be a source of innovation, despite the view to the contrary relayed by the CEO of Vitamin Shoppe in a recent earnings call. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS-USA.COM/ARTICLE/2017/08/11/EXPERTS-DISPUTE-CLAIM-THAT-INNOVATION-IS-LACKING-IN-SPORTS-NUTRITION