Supported by mounting cognitive-health research, magnesium and zinc are the minerals to watch this year.
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement Highlights Key Nutrients for Early Childhood Nutrition
The policy statement petitions pediatricians to go beyond simply recommending a “good diet” for their young patients to ensuring that pregnant women and children have access foods that supply adequate levels of brain-building nutrients like protein, zinc, iron, folate, iodine, long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, and the vitamins A, D, B6, B12, and choline.
Curcumin—no longer merely a culinary spice or folk medicine, but an ingredient with a track record of research-backed health benefits—is set for another big year in 2018.
Caffeine's myriad benefits for body and brain make the alkaloid a consumer favorite.
Mt. Angel says that its Brain Boost daily dietary supplement, formulated with Cognizin citicoline, supplies brain cells and other neurons the compounds they need to protect against stress and free-radical damage.
Research updates on resveratrol.
Focalis is a stimulant-free dietary supplement produced in a partnership between Focalis and Uniwell Laboratories.
Results of the unpublished clinical trial indicate that Neumentix can improve cognitive performance both in younger, healthy individuals and in older subjects.
The latest research on brain health ingredients indicates products are meeting consumer needs and offer significant opportunity for category growth.
Recent studies indicate magnesium’s growing importance for mental health, arterial flexibility, and metabolic function.