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
8
Jun
2017

Probiotics: Research Beyond the Belly… and to the Brain and Heart.

Probiotics are a genuine supplement success story. Popular with consumers and clinicians alike, they offer a case study in how foundational science and public health both benefit when researchers work collectively—and exhaustively—to tease out what makes these good gut bugs work. And the more we learn about them, the more they surprise us. www.nutritionaloutlook.com/brain-health/probiotics-research-beyond-bellyand-brain-and-heart
27
Apr
2017

Curcumin may boost recovery and maintain performance during workouts.

Dietary supplements formulated with highly bioavailable curcumin may allow for faster recovery after competition-level training, and blunt training-related decreases in performance , says new data presented at Experimental Biology 2017. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS-USA.COM/ARTICLE/2017/04/27/CURCUMIN-MAY-BOOST-RECOVERY-AND-MAINTAIN-PERFORMANCE-DURING-WORKOUTS
19
Oct
2016

Probiotics may reduce post-exercise inflammation.

Co-ingestion of Streptococcus thermophilus FP4 and Bifidobacterium breve BR03 may reduce the drops in performance in the days after muscle-damaging exercise, says a new study. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS.COM/ARTICLE/2016/10/19/PROBIOTICS-MAY-REDUCE-POST-EXERCISE-INFLAMMATION-OFFER-PERFORMANCE-BENEFITS-RCT
4
Aug
2016

BC30 plus protein linked to improved recovery after exercise.

Combining protein with Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086 (GanedenBC30) may improve recovery after excessive exercise and reduce markers of muscle damage, says a study. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS-USA.COM/ARTICLE/2016/08/04/BC30-PLUS-PROTEIN-LINKED-TO-IMPROVED-RECOVERY-AFTER-EXERCISE