Vitamin D Defends Against Acute Respiratory Tract Infections?
A new meta-analysis of more than 25 studies provides evidence that vitamin D supplementation may be beneficial to immune health.
Teaching Consumers Why They Need Immune-Health Dietary Supplements Year-Round
Marketers are finding new opportunities to teach consumers about the benefits of immune-health products.
Ganeden BC30 Granted GRAS for Infant Formulas
Ganeden says its proprietary probiotic strain is now the first and only spore-forming probiotic allowed to be used specifically in infant formulas.
OptiMSM May Support Immune Response After Exercise
Bergstrom Nutrition’s methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) ingredient was found to mitigate the inflammatory response to strenuous exercise in a new study.
Probiotic BLIS K12 May Defend Against Strep Throat in Children with No Prior History of Infection
Children around three years old who supplemented with the oral-health probiotic showed significantly fewer episodes of streptococcal pharyngitis and acute otitis media than a control group.
Valensa to Market Algae Immune-Health Ingredients from Algal Scientific
Valensa International has announced an agreement to commercialize Algal Scientific Corporation’s PureAlgal branded ingredients on the U.S. immune-health market.
2017 Ingredient Trends to Watch for Food, Drinks, and Dietary Supplements: Prebiotics
Prebiotic insiders insist that the category could take off in the next few years as more consumers begin embracing the health benefits of prebiotics.
Supplements for Seniors: New Research
Research on dietary supplements for the elderly is progressing, but we can always use more of it.
Clinical Trials of the Year for Dietary Supplements
A look back at some of the year’s most impactful research on dietary supplement ingredients.
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