31
Jul
2019

OMNIACTIVE’S CURCUMIN MAY PROTECT AGAINST PERFORMANCE DECLINES, MUSCLE SORENESS AFTER INTENSIVE EXERCISE

Supplementation with OmniActives CurcuWIN curcumin ingredient may offer sports nutrition benefits with a new clinical trial supporting potential to protect against performance declines and soreness. Data published in Nutrientsindicated that a 200 mg per day dose of curcuminoids (1,000 mg of CurcuWIN) for eight weeks led to a maintenance in some performance scores. On the...
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21
May
2019

EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROBIOTICS IN SPORTS NUTRITION

Sports supplements have traditionally involved high-protein formulations, but now, research indicates that probiotics may have a place in the world of sports nutrition. Beyond just maintaining gut health, probiotics may play an important role in accelerating fat loss, shortening recovery times, reducing subjective feelings of soreness, and combatting inflammation, studies show. Here are just some...
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11
Mar
2019

LEUCINE-ENRICHED ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS MIXTURE MAY BOOST MUSCLE RECOVERY: AJINOMOTO STUDY

Supplementation with a leucine-enriched essential amino acid mixture during training may protect untrained men from muscle damage and boost muscle recovery, says a new study from Japan. Eight days of supplementation with the leucine-enriched essential amino acid (LEAA) mixture were associated with significant reductions in creatine phosphokinase (CPK), a marker of exercise-induced muscle damage, according...
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19
Oct
2018

Probiotics, sleep and brain health

Improving the gut microbiota could improve sleep quality, as the gut bacteria also produce melatonin that the brain uses to regulate sleep. Probiotics have a long history of improving digestive and immune health, but every day researchers are uncovering more about how probiotics can improve other aspects of life outside the gut, including skin health,...
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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