A look at the science behind folic acid, and why it’s relevant.
Kimberly J. Decker
Survey results from Mintel show that among 1,876 U.S. internet users aged 18 and older who eat plant-based proteins, taste is the top reason they choose to do so, with 52% of those surveyed ranking it ahead of health (39%), the environment (13%), animal protection (11%), and dietary concerns (10%) as a motivator.
The four-year, $2.6 million grant was awarded to help develop and validate a laboratory test panel for assessing human choline status.
The study found that supplementation with a commercially available adaptogenic mushroom blend including Cordyceps militaris may improve endurance performance in healthy young adults.
In the study, Pterocarpus marsupium extract lowered diabetic rats’ blood glucose and HbA1c levels while increasing their levels of insulin.
Results from Probi's largest clinical trial affirmed the immune-improving effects of its branded probiotic immune concept, Probi Defendum, while suggesting a mechanism of action that might underlie the product’s benefits.
Rousselot announced that it will launch two related products at the event: StabiCaps, a gelatin solution for more stable soft gels, and Peptan IIm, a hydrolyzed collagen Type II matrix developed specifically for joint health.
According to Applied Food Sciences, its PurCaf ingredient is now the first Non-GMO Project Verified caffeine ingredient currently on the market.
A new, preclinical study suggests that Wellmune may protect intestinal barrier function even in adults faced with stress, while also adding to our understanding of how the ingredient works with the body and its immune system.
Meriva Curcumin Ingredient May Support Musculoskeletal Function During High-Impact Activity, New Study Suggests
Results from the newly released pilot study demonstrated that supplementation with curcumin delivered via a proprietary lecithin-based system may be a safe means of maintaining musculoskeletal function during intense, high-impact physical activities, even over a short course of supplementation.